This item preserves the ancient technique of hand stitching, a craft that requires a great deal of skill and labour. Hand-stitched by artisans from the city of Kolkata, this product features a contemporary design with a traditional touch.
• Hand stitched
• Ultra natural look & texture
• Jute – the most environment friendly product
• Artisan made
|Care Description||Spot clean|
|Brand||Made by local artisans|
|Other||This product is handmade from natural jute fibers by artisans, hence minor variations in pattern, color and appearance are a part of the charm.|
What problem it solve?
A favourite among environmentalists, jute has a negligible carbon footprint. It is also biodegradable and 100% compostable.
This manufacturer actively promotes women artisans, helping them gain financial freedom and independence. These gifted artisans perfectly balance work with their domestic responsibilities. They usually work from the comfort of their homes, doing what they do best - creating items of beauty. While you deserve a perfect handmade product, this purchase supports the fair trade and living wage to a family.
What makes it different from other products?
As oppose to conventional products, the process of hand stitching is time consuming and labor intensive as they are made entirely by hand by individually cutting and sewing them together. There are variations based on the stitch and the use of the product for which either a single or double thread technique is required. While these hand stitched offerings may take a lot longer to create than machine-stitched ones, they almost always are more detailed and bear the priceless stamp of exclusivity.
What it is made of?
The products is being made using 100% pure jute and we strive to do our best to do everything we can to lessen the impact on the environment.
The jute fibers are first extracted by a process called retting wherein jute stems are bundled together and immersed in low, running water. After which, in a process called stripping, the non-fibrous matter is scraped off, while the fibers found inside the jute stem are retained for weaving by talented women artisans from India.
Where is it come from?
The product is from India and it is manufactured in the North West region where the majority of jute cultivation takes place.
Inspired by our travels across South Asia and South East Asia, this offering is from our collection defined by stories - those of artisans, their crafts and their soil. Unique, affordable and on-trend, bears the artisanal stamp of exclusivity.
How do I use this product?
The most environment friendly tote bag, featuring an adjustable long strap, switched inside with cotton cloth for smoothness.
• Take it Shopping with You
• Take it to Work, School, or to the Gym
• Take it to the Beach or Picnic
• Take it on Your Travels
Why should I by this product?
This minimalist jute tote/shoulder bag is hand stitched with functional usage in mind. This offering is aesthetic and seamlessly blends into the contemporary life style. Featuring jute, it is as eco-friendly, sustainable and durable as can be.