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Jagah Handpainted Keepsake Box

Your cherished items deserve the very best, and that's where the Jagah Handpainted Keepsake Box fits in. This beautifully crafted keepsake box boasts a stunning mustard yellow hue and intricate handpainted birds and greenery. We know how important your treasures are to you, and we believe that this box is the perfect blend of practicality and style. Go ahead and treat yourself and your favorite small items! Handcrafted in India by artisans with MESH, a nonprofit that works with disabled members of the community, often former leprosy patients. This piece is so intricate that only one artisan in the area, named Sajad, is able to skillfully paint the delicate birds and branches!

 

HANDCRAFTED IN INDIA

  • Materials: Paper Mache
  • Measures: 7"L x 4"W x 2.5"H
  • Colors: Yellow, multi

SKU: 6806280

THE MAKERS

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, marketing and exporting for numerous member groups. Increasingly, they are hiring people with disabilities to give administrative leadership. MESH works with leprosy colonies and rehabilitation workshops in villages all over India, ensuring fair wages. Established in the 1970s and registered in 1981, MESH was founded to provide opportunities for disabled people and their dependents, especially those affected by leprosy. Their goal is self-sufficiency for artisans. MESH is a fair trade company that exports products to fair trade organizations around the world. Ten Thousand Villages has purchased products from MESH since 1999.
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Welcome to our global maker-to-market movement where, together with 20,000 artisans, we ignite social change. We create opportunities for individuals, families, and communities in developing countries to thrive through strong relationships, fair wages, safe working conditions, and sustainable practices.

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