This handmade creation is offered in partnership with NOVICA, in association with National Geographic.
Strands of red and cream highlight a shawl of sheer green silk from India Social. Bordered by wide bands of ochre, this shawl showcases the Maheshwari weaving style and features accents in glittering golden 'zari' threads.Product Features:
Story Behind the Art:
- Colors: Green, gold, metallic gold
- Materials: 100-percent silk, metallic yarn trim
- Design: Solid color, stripes
- Dimensions: 72 inches long x 24.5 inches wide
- Care instructions: Dry clean only
- Model: 191172
'India Social was founded in 2000 to create opportunities for Indian craftspeople,' says spokesman Mukesh. 'There are more than 1,000 artisan clusters in India. To help empower these talented people, we offer training workshops in design and skill enhancement to help revive the old crafts. We also work on market access for artisans.' Mehfooz Ahmed affirms this with his story. 'Being involved in work that provides a livelihood and future to the real creators of traditionally crafted designs makes the whole process immensely fulfilling and worthwhile.'What is Worldstock?The handcrafted touch of artisan skill creates variations in color, size and design. If buying two of the same item, slight differences should be expected. Note: Color discrepancies may occur between this product and your computer screen.Imported
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