November 16, 2010

Artisan Group Feature : Sandur Kushala Kala Kendra

Thanksgiving - a time to express thankfulness, gratitude and appreciation.
As a thank you, we introduce our artisan groups these 10 days before thanksgiving. Let's know a little more about these wonderfully skilled men and women who create such beautiful products with so much of effort... just for us.
Introducing Sandur Kushala Kala Kendra!
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Sandur Kushala Kala Kendra (SKKK) works with Lambani artisans in the Bellary district of Karnataka. Lambanis also known as Banjaras, are a nomadic gypsy tribe, well-known for their exquisite traditional hand-embroidery using various stitches & mirror crafts. Currently, Sandur works with 300 women engaged in embroidery, khadi spinning and weaving. In addition to being paid for the production of each craft product, women artisans that work with Sandur also receives an annual bonus & other benefits such as health and life

Coin Pouches

V-Shaped Bag
Bohemian Bag
Sandur has been previously awarded the prestigious ‘UNESCO Seal of Excellence for Handicrafts in South Asia’. Sandur make unique one off wall hangings, as well as a product range that includes cushions, bolsters, bags & belts.
If you like what you see here... check out more of their products on our website... Shoot us an email-- we have some lovely products coming in from sandur this season. ENjoy today!

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