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Kantha Conch Hoops-$20.00
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Kantha Conch Hoops-$20.00

STYLE# ER-1074

Kantha Conch Hoops-$20.00


Colorful round Kantha beads graduate from large to small as they curl to reach their metallic posts. Sustainably handmade by women artisans in India. Measures 2″ long with nickel-free and lead-free French earring wires.

Kantha quilts are a traditional textile found in abundance in India. They are made from layers of worn cotton saris, sewn together with a distinctive, allover running stitch. Artisans transform the fabric scraps into beads for jewelry, which provides new life to a textile that is often discarded. Each Kantha bead has a base made of wood, carved out of scraps gathered from a local furniture factory. We, and the artisans, love sustainable sourcing! Artisans then hand cover each wooden bead with a colorful piece of Kantha fabric, attaching them securely with a safe adhesive. Excess fabric is trimmed off, and the bead is complete.

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