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Salt & Pepper Stone Shakers

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  • Description

    Style is in season! Carved from palewa stone and accented with copper paint, these Stone Salt & Pepper Shakers bring more to the table. Centuries ago, skilled stone workers were brought to Agra under Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan to build the Taj Mahal. Today their descendants remain in the region, using the same tools and methods to achieve intricate soapstone carvings and inlay for beautiful sculptures and decorative pieces.

    Our fair trade partner Tara Projects has been working with stone carvers in Agra for nearly two decades, improving the health and safety of producers, ensuring fair prices and emphasizing the importance of education for children.

  • Product Details +
    • Boxed set of two palewa stone shakers with etched and copper-painted stripes
    • Shakers are 1.5Dx3.5H, box measures 4SQx1.75H inches
    • One shaker has 5 holes and 5 copper stripes, the other has 3 holes and 3 copper stripes
    • Handmade in India

    UPC: 732919502695

    SKU: 6817520

  • The Makers
    Tara Projects

    Tara ProjectsTARA Projects stands for “Trade Alternative Reform Action.” Working in a 125-mile radius of Delhi, TARA is a fair trade program for community development and business. Read more.

Reviews (2)

  • BEAUTIFUL salt & pepper shakers

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    I love these salt & pepper shakers! The salt one turned black right away. So, they are two different colors, but I think they are both beautiful. Easy to tell which is which. Love the feel and weight of them. I bought them for a wedding present and liked them so well, I had to buy a set for me, too.

  • Stains

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    I love the salt and pepper shakers, but the stone darkened from fingers which may have had oil on them.
    I have tried washing off the marks but have been unable to do so.

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