Vintage Silk Saree Kantha Shawl/Scarf - Hand Stitched Upcycled
A Story With Many Layers - Hand Stitched Gratitude Sik Scarf
Change lives by shopping ethically, fairly traded, and sustainably handcrafted Kantha Silk Scarf stitched by women groups based in Eastern India. It is all hand stitched with attention to detail in a beautiful reversible design from vintage, upcycled Indian silk saree fabric, which is celebrated for its versatility. It is crafted by infusing two fabrics together using an intricate traditional hand embroidery stitch technique with a distinctive running straight stitch called Kantha, making it look really beautiful and one-of-a-kind.
This is very soft in feel as made using quality silk scraps and gives a cozy feeling of warmth and comfort. It can be used as a scarf, a wrap, a stole, or as a throw, or any way you wish to use it. These long, skinny, come in lightweight assorted patterns in bright, deep colors with Kantha stitch and contrast tassel linning. No two are alike and the color, pattern, and design vary considerably due to the handmade nature of this product.
These scarfs not only make you look beautiful but also enrich lives, giving the women artisans who make them a means to support their families through their own entrepreneurship and supports women's empowerment.
Making a positive difference can begin with simply choosing to shop differently and buy these scarfs to support and be a part of a beautiful change. Your thoughtful purchase will give a positive source of income that reinforces independence and confidence making a difference in their lives and will create more work to help them earn a better and sustainable livelihood giving them a new life and hope. This product is handmade by women artisans of the Nistha Project with our charity partner Yoga Gives Back.
Measures : Length 235 x Width 88 cm
Material - Vintage Sarees Silk Fabric and Kantha embroidery by cotton thread.
Wash Care – Dry cleaning is recommended or else hand wash with a mild detergent in cold water. Do not tumble dry.
As each scarf is unique, you can request to receive images of scarves to select from. The images you see here are for reference only and we will confirm your choice before shipping.