Beautiful hand-beaten brass bead necklace made by artisans from highly marginalised, rural communities in Orissa, India. Artisans receive an above average wage, safe working conditions and regular employment where 60% of the workers are women. Eco - dhokra, the art of metal casting, is comprised predominantly of scrap metal, using recycled materials reduces waste and is more environmentally friendly.
Material & Care: Brass with cotton thread.
The House of Wandering Silk is a company based in New Delhi making sustainable products. They partner with a careful selection of women's Self Help Groups and cooperatives, trade unions, NGOs, social enterprises, as well as directly with artisans across India and Asia to create hand crafted products.