Calcutta Sari Throw
Add a pop of color and a conversation piece to your home with the Calcutta Sari Throw. Bright hues and intricate designs are bound to draw anyone toward this throw, but the story behind the creators makes it even more unique. Women in the villages of India are able to provide sustainable income for their families because of their work making this unique throw of traditional saris. Colors vary. Approximately 42x42 inches.
About this Artisan
The young women of Shelano have come from the slums in the south of Kolkata, India. With their background and limited education, finding a job is difficult, if not impossible. By purchasing their handmade products, you are not only getting a fairly traded product, you are giving a woman an opportunity to take care of her family and invest in the future she now has. Each kantha is unique, made by a unique woman with her unique story. As it goes from her hands to yours, you are helping a woman earn some money of her own and contributing to her confidence and well-being.