Indigo Waves Shibori Scarf
This scarf has been a long time in the making. It takes about a year to make indigo ink. First, it must be harvested and dried in the sun. The dried leaves are flipped with a broom until they turn a navy hue. The leaves are eventually turned into the lovely indigo dye used for the Indigo Waves Shibori Scarf. The pattern of this scarf is created through a block‒resisted dying technique called Shibori, which is a similar technique to tie‒dying, and it is crafted with love and care by marginalized artisans who are given a safe space to earn a fair income with our fair trade partner MESH. MESH works with leprosy colonies and rehabilitation workshops in villages throughout India, ensuring fair wages and empowering those with limited opportunities due to the stigma of physical disabilities.
- Dyed indigo cotton scarf with light colors in middle and dark at ends
- 76L x 21W inches
- Handcrafted in India
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MESH (Maximizing Employment to Serve the Handicapped) is a nonprofit organization that works with people with disabilities, many of whom are former leprosy patients. MESH provides training, marketingMore by this maker