Kantha Note Box
Unique note box filled with handmade papers, covered in three layers of sari fabric that has been kantha-stitched (running-stitched). The papers are made from cotton rags and recycled woolen blankets, meaning no wood fiber was used. A completely eco-friendly product. Made by female artisans in Kolkata, India, who are escaping the poisonous tentacles of the sex industry. Sari patterns vary (red, green, and orange hues). Measures 4.25-by-1.25-by-4.25 inches.
|Artisan||Love Calcutta Arts|
About this Artisan
Love Calcutta Arts
The scarring influence of the sex trade does not affect just one generation in India. Despairing mothers often leave a legacy of poverty and prostitution to their daughters, who in turn carry on because they know no other lifestyle. Enter Love Calcutta Arts. Their handicrafts unit enables young women to support themselves with dignity and help their mothers leave the sex industry. These hardworking women make high-quality handmade paper products, including journals and cards, in a loving environment where they learn of their heavenly Father’s love for them.