Fair Trade handbag red floral beaded

Fair Trade handbag red floral beaded

  • A  large handbag, exquisitely and vibrantly embroidered and beaded with  red and orange.

    The ornateness is hand-worked on the front of the  handbag only. The handbag is secured with a zip. Lined with black  material and has a zipped pocket.
    Measurements of Handbag
           Width  is approx. 39 cms
           Length is approx. 27 cms ( without  handles)
           Length with handles is approx. 53 cms.
           Base of handbag  is approx. 32 cms by 9cms.
    As each handbag is hand made, every one  is unique. The embroidery on this exquisite item is called punch hole  embroidery. The material is pulled tight on a wooden frame called  "Adda". This is as big as a single bed and can be adjusted  as per size of the product. Stitch by stitch the artisan punches in  the thread to create the desired design.
       This may be the best  fashion statement you may ever choose!      

    Handmade by an artisan at Artisans Effort, a fair trade Organization in Kolkata, West Bengal, India.

    There are more than 150 families involved with Artisans Effort. 60% are women and 40% are men. Since Artisans Effort is an artisans based organization, the artisans needs and difficulties are very closely understood.

    At present, Artisans Effort looks after the education responsibility of nine poor and needy children from Asansol (West Bengal) Their books, uniforms and school fees are paid for.

    Artisans Effort proposes that in the future they will open a school for poor and needy children.