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Oasis Batik Envelope Fabric Clutch With Bells - Thailand

by Lumily
Current Price $42.94
Original Price | estimated retail $82.08
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Our Oasis Batik Envelope Fabric Clutch is part of our Batik Collection a group of beautiful items handmade with traditional batik, hand stamped in Northern Thailand by women artisans.  

The making of this intricate art is done by Hmong hill tribe women of Northern Thailand. Using large copper blocks, they stamp hot wax designs onto cotton cloths. Making wax outlines allow the dye to dye only the areas without wax. The fabric and wax is then dipped in indigo and other dyes to create the beautiful color. It is then boiled to remove the wax and the final product is what you see here!
It is known when the art of batik was first practiced in Java, batik belonged only to royalty and families of wealth and position. It was a hobby for the royal woman. Aristocrats and royalty had certain designs identifying a family, social status or geographical location on the island. Many of these designs have survived to this day. Today it is believed that certain patterns have special meanings and are thought to bring the wearer good luck, wealth, prosperity, health, etc.

Each pattern is slightly different than the next due to the hand stamping technique to make the batik. 

* Made following Fair Trade guidelines

* Handmade in Thailand

* 11'' L x 0.8'' W x 9'' H

Our artisans process and ship orders from their country of origin (mostly India, Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia and Mexico). They ship to most countries worldwide. If you cannot order your item please contact our customer support.

All items are unique and handmade by skilled craftsmen. They take 2-3 weeks to arrive.

These times can differ based on order origin, destination and shipping provider. You can easily track your package here.

We offer 60 day returns. View our returns policy here.

We verify and certify every single one of our artisans and the products they sell. If you are not happy with the product you can get in touch with us and we will resolve it immediately.

FAIR PRICING

More than 50% off retail prices and a better income for the artisan

ETHICALLY MADE

Certified expert artisans working with quality materials

POSITIVE IMPACT

Every purchase is direct income for families in emerging countries

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