Antique Sari Kisslock Clutch
Simply spectacular! The majestic beauty of vintage saris reawakens the splendor of a gentler era, when loveliness of dress and custom was as cherished as the usefulness of personal items.
Crafted by a women's cooperative in New Delhi that creates purses from antique saris that would otherwise be burned to recover their gold or silver content. By putting old saris to use in new handbags, the original craftsmanship is preserved and each bag becomes a work of art. This allows the women of the cooperative to earn badly-needed income to care for their children and households. Each bag is unique -- just like the woman who once wore the original sari!
- Blue, Pink, or Purple
- Silk saris & canvas
- Kisslock pinch-style clasp
- 3.75" H x 6.5" W (9.5 x 16.5 cm)
- Handmade in and fairly traded from India
Created to help women worldwide gain economic security for themselves and their families by earning fair wages for their handiwork, Global Girlfriend sources women-made, fair-trade imported, eco-friendly products. By supporting long-term partnerships with the artisans, it fosters equal employment opportunities, healthy and safe working conditions, technical assistance, and development strategies to help reduce poverty, one community at a time. Become a "Global Girlfriend" and help build a brighter future for girlfriends around the globe!
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