Up-cycled Sari Throws

$95

Add some artistic originality to your everyday with these one-of-a-kind blankets. Handcrafted using up-cycled Saris and traditional techniques, these babies represent the Meraki ethos perfectly. Created from Saris that have been passed down, carefully chosen and laundered, and transformed into stunning pieces, that represent Meraki’s commitment to reducing our carbon footprint, and supporting local artisans.

Each purchase empowers artisans at Prokritee in Bangladesh. 

In partnership with Nisa Homes, for every purchase of our up-cycles sari throws, we will be providing one to Nisa Homes shelters.

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  • Approximately 128cm x 138cm (50" x 54")
  • Pattern on both sides
  • Made from recycled saris (cotton)
  • As with all handwoven items, slight variations will occur
  • Care Instructions: Hand or machine wash, low tumble dry

Prokritee is a fair trade company in Bangladesh supporting over 1,500 artisans in rural areas. Prokritee promotes participation, cooperation and teamwork among their artisans.

Prokritee's high quality, unique kantha blankets are handmade by women who were former sex workers that suffered abuse, victimization, trauma, and pain. The production centre was set up as an alternative for these women. 

 

 

Old saris are stacked on each other and stitched together using a straight running stitch. Each blanket is unique in colour and pattern depending on the recycled saris available at the time they were made.

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