Fair Trade Ethical six round coasters, with felt for grip underneath, in a box made of papier mache and beautifully hand-painted in a flower design on Yellow. The coasters, made of wood, are finely matched to the box, making a great feature item on your coffee table, dining table or kitchen benchtop. Able to withstand extremely hot beverages, these coasters are a great gift idea that will make a bold statement in your living, dining room or kitchen.
From recycled, sustainable paper and paste the Artisans beat, grind and shape the pulp mixture (sakhta) onto a wooden mould. Shaping with a smoothening tool into a well-rounded sphere it is then left to dry. Once dried it is cut, mould taken away and smoothened out for a cleaner finish. Then it’s painted a base colour then carefully painted its artistic design and finally finished with a safe, synthetic, unleaded varnish.
Size: 10cm in diameter
Uplifting people in India who have a disability, often because of the effects of leprosy, polio and other childhood illnesses. This project aims to develop artisan's skills and empowers them to earn a living - Care Kashmir
Please note: Handmade products may not be exact same as each item will have slight variations. No one product is exactly the same.
Purchasing a product from Uplift Fair Trade means you are purchasing a product that has been made by Artisans working towards Fair Trade practices and the 10 principles of Fair Trade.