Indian Kantha Scarf
Add a fair-trade touch to your outfit with the Indian Kantha Scarf! Each scarf is handcrafted from recycled sari fabric in unique earth tones and embellished with double stitching, embroidery, and fringe. As the women of Village Artisans develop their skills in crafting scarves, they also learn to read and write and are able send their children to school. Measures 71-by-11 inches. Sari patterns and colors vary.
About this Artisan
As a result of globalization and ever-changing markets, Indian artisan groups are challenged to take the skills native to their various castes and trades and utilize them in more diverse and marketable ways. Many must educate and provide proper medical care for their families on only a few dollars a day. Village Artisans helps men and women fulfill their potential through their talents in creating beautiful handmade jewelry, scarves, bags, stationery, carved wood, and natural soap products. As a result, these talented and now empowered families are able to meet basic practical needs and provide hope for the next generation.