Embroidered Floral Cotton Sling Handbag from India, "Lovely Blossom"
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Designed by Harpreet Kaur, this cotton blend sling makes a lovely companion wherever it goes. It features a solid color in black, diligently decorated with rayon applique embroidery and beadwork to create colorful floral designs. A beautiful tassel dangles from the long strap. The bag opens with a zipper, revealing a cotton lining with a single inner zipper pocket.
- 0.22 kgs
- 0.5 lbs
- Bag: 30 cm H x 30 cm W x 6 cm D
- Bag: 11.75" H x 11.75" W x 2.4" D
- Strap: 126 cm L x 2.8 cm W
- Strap: 50" L x 1.1" W
- Drop length: 62 cm from strap to bag
- Drop length: 24.5" from strap to bag
Harpreet and her husband have one child that they support.
Harpreet grew-up with a love of Indian textile design, in particular the art of embroidery, which she learned from her mother. Apart from her early maternal lessons, she is self-taught. Harpreet has diligently applied herself to mastering the embroidery and textile embellishment techniques that define her designs. In turn, she has passed these skills to the people who collaborate with her.
Nearly 50 percent of Harpreet's workshop sales are through Novica. This steady income has enabled her to grow her workshop and to provide for the education of her own child and her workers' children.
Harpreet and her husband believe in the importance of education. They provide not only for their own son's education but also for the education of their worker's children.
Harpreet has worked very hard to make her workshop a success. She is now able to employ other artisans in her workshop on a full-time basis.
Harpreet Kaur has received 3 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $500 and the most recent for $900.
The Women's Empowerment badge is awarded to female artisans or artisan groups that are led by women.
This bright purse makes me smile and feel like Spring even if there is snow outside. I purchased it to put in a basket I am filling with Fair Trade treasures to be auctioned off. The money will be used to support art and artists. I loved it so much, I am going to buy another for the basket.
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