Sari & Song Hanging - Long

$39.00
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This darling decor combines the bright, cheerful look of upcycled sari fabric and gold tassel with the delicate chime of three handmade bells. The fusion of these art forms into this delightful product provides us with the ability to provide work for a variety of artisans, and the opportunity to present this unique hanging perfect for doorways, windows, patios, offices, dorm rooms and more.

Bell Craft

Bell-making is an ancient Indian craft with enchanting origins. Traditionally used by farmers to identify their livestock, each bell is tuned to produce a distinctive chime. Creating music from lifeless metal, bell-making in India uses craftsmanship passed down through generations. Made from recycled tin and iron, artisans in the desert Kutch region manually cut and hammer the metal to hand-shape the bells, then coat them in powdered brass and copper before firing in kilns. Each rustic bell is then tuned to reveal a rich, unique sound like no other bell.

Upcycled Sari

Saris have been present in Indian culture and imagery for thousands of years. Hindu goddesses of beauty, knowledge and power are depicted draped in the colorful garments, and women throughout India wear saris for many occasions. Upcycling saris reincarnates these beautiful fabrics into eco-chic fashion accessories while empowering women artisans to build sustainable livelihoods and communities.

 

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