Saris have been a part of Indian culture and imagery for thousands of years, and upcycling sari fabrics reincarnates these beautiful textiles while also empowering female artisans to build sustainable livelihoods and communities. This garland was handmade in India under fair trade conditions.
Want to pair this with a book? Try The Wheels on the Tuk Tuk by Kabir Sehgal and Surishtha Sehgal, illustrated by Jess Golden (2015).
Materials: Upcycled sari fabrics and mylar ribbon
Size: 80 inches long
Please note: Due to the upcycled nature of this item, it comes in assorted colorways and patterns based on the saris available to Matr Boomie’s artisans. The garland you receive may differ from the ones shown in the product photos. Sari strips are also left frayed. Please send us a message to request a particular colorway.
Founded in 2006 with the goal of designing collections that appeal to Westerners while honoring the culture, craft, and capacity of Indian artisans, Matr Boomie is a fair trade organization striving to break the cycle of poverty in India. It works with more than 1,000 artisans in 40 partner communities throughout India, providing fair wages, opportunities for commerce, and safe working environments, as well as sponsoring community workshops, trainings, healthcare check-ups, and more.
This product is intended for decorative purposes only and not as a toy. Please keep out of reach of small children at all times.