brass & sari silk necklace

Meet the artisan

Tulsi Crafts

Bangladesh
38 goods sold

Tulsi Crafts is a Dutch business designing fair trade, handmade, recycled and natural accessories and home products together with women in Bangladesh. Our main goal is empowering women. We work together with three cooperatives located in Bangladesh, either in the capital Dhaka or in the c...

More products made by Tulsi Crafts

brass & sari silk necklace

This handmade brass necklace with arecycled silk thread taken from vintage saris. The saris are carefully unravelled, then the colourful silk threads are braided back together with silver thread. This braid is woven through the fine brass chains and the necklace is finished with a handmade brass clasp. The necklace can also be worn as a bracelet, when you wrap it around you... Read more

Only 4 items left
+
Free shipping from $80.00
Shipping to Global: $11.35

Our guarantees

Buy beyond fairtrade
Empower artisans
Create positive impact
Money back guarantee

How your purchase makes a difference

Income

Work

Culture

Sustainability

Selling through Discovered creates more income for artisans. They can set the price they want to receive for the products themselves. By cutting out all middlemen, artisans receive at least 20% more for their products. This is what we call fairer trade.
Discovered is dedicated to creating positive impact. Not all artisans work alone. Sometimes they work in groups or collectives, are helped by not for profit organizations or work for social businesses. We select our partners to ensure more artisans have work make at least 10% above average wage.
We are committed to crafts. We encourage artisans to make products using traditional crafts and techniques. Making products mainly by hand or with easy accessible tools or common available machines. We believe this is important to keep alive.
We love handmade. We also feel strongly about preserving the world we live in. That’s why we work with our partners & artisans to stimulate using local materials and natural resources, and paying special attention to packaging & shipping.
Product story
Shipping & returns
This handmade brass necklace with arecycled silk thread taken from vintage saris. The saris are carefully unravelled, then the colourful silk threads are braided back together with silver thread. This braid is woven through the fine brass chains and the necklace is finished with a handmade brass clasp. The necklace can also be worn as a bracelet, when you wrap it around your wrist three times. length: 54 cm The neckclaces are made in Bangladesh by an organisation that creates fair work for women. These women are given the opportunity to provide for themselves and their families in a dignified and fair way. This means the chances of them becoming victims of trafficking (again) decreases greatly.