A large handbag, exquisitely and vibrantly embroidered and beaded with richly coloured threads and beads of red, purple and tones of light green on a dark green material background.
The ornateness is handworked 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. 36 cms at base
Width at top of bag is approx. 28cms.
Length is approx. 28 cms ( without handles)
Length with handles is approx. 57 cms.
Base of handbag is approx. 33 cms by 8cms.
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