Calcutta Sari Throw
Indian women working with WorldCrafts artisan group Shelano turn their beloved and intricately designed saris into a functional throw seen and enjoyed in the home. The throw is stitched out of fabrics in red, pink, and green hues. Purchasing this throw enables women in the villages of India to provide sustainable income for their families. Approximately 42-by-42 inches. Sari patterns and colors vary.
About this Artisan
The young women of Shelano have come from the slums in the south of Kolkata, India. Finding a job is difficult, if not impossible, with their background and limited education. By purchasing their handmade products, you are not only getting a fairly-traded product, but also giving a woman an opportunity to take care of her family and invest in the future. Each throw is unique and is made by a unique woman with a unique story. As it goes from her hands to yours, you are help a woman earn some money of her own and contribute to her confidence and well-being.