Handcrafted Kantha Makeup Bag

$21.95

This remarkably beautiful Zippered Pouch is constructed from up-cycled Indian Saris!

Repurposed by women artisans in East India, these bags provide needed income for these artisans, allowing them to provide a better life for their families.

NOTE: Two of the photos show both sizes of this bag, so you can see the difference between them. This listing is for the SMALLER of the two bags. 

This beautiful, handcrafted Makeup Bag is decorated by hand with Kantha stitching. Bag can also be used to carry makeup brushes, pens and pencils (keeping the lining of your main bag clean!) or any small items you want to keep together in one place, inside your main Handbag.

This one has a water-resistant plastic lining on the interior, which gives the bag a longer life. Handmade in India by skilled artisans.

  • Zip-top closure
  • Colors and patterns will vary - but size, shape, and style are always constant!
  • Spot clean
  • Measurements: 4"h x 8"w x 3"d 

ABOUT THE MAKER

Sasha Association for Craft Producers - supports traditional craft techniques and at-risk artisan communities. Your purchase builds the skills of poor and marginalized groups, enhancing their access to markets and information, and increasing their income and productivity in a sustainable way.

Sarba Shanti Ayog was created in 1978 to impact the lives of marginalized and disadvantaged producers in eastern India. Established as a network of production, marketing, and capacity-building competencies, Sasha represents crafts producers from rural and semi-urban areas—mostly in eastern India—finding needed export outlets for their handcrafts. Sasha's unique model of promoting grassroots participation and organizing groups into larger crafts consortiums allows producers to specialize in different aspects of textile styling—or to combine their skills to make unique products. Workers from more than 70 craft groups benefit from health campaigns, improved working conditions, and stable incomes. Nearly 70% of the producers Sasha works with are women.

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