Antique Finish Pivot Box - Hamsa
The art of traditional Indian wood craft requires mastery, passed on thru generations, to create the intricate carvings and refined finish.
Artisans use hand tools to skillfully carve blocks of sustainably harvested mango wood into unique pivot boxes inspired by traditional antique Indian spice boxes.
Handcrafted in north central India, the hand engraved Hamsa design and white rub finish give the box the feel of an heirloom collected in the bustling spice markets of Delhi or Calcutta.
Measurements: 6" L, 4.5" W, 2" H
Materials: Mango wood, metal hardware
Country of Origin: India*Due to the artisanal nature of this product, color and size may vary.
THE STORY BEHIND THE PRODUCT
Artisan Organization: Matr Boomie
Matr Boomie is a wholesale fair trade collection from India that marries modern design sensibility with inspiring traditional art forms, bringing people and cultures closer together.
They began in 2006 with the mission of creating opportunities for women and minorities to realize their creative, economic and leadership potential. Since then they have grown their network to empower 20,000 artisans in 40 partner communities throughout India. Their passion has enabled them to build a credible force in the Fair Trade market while making critical differences in the lives of partner artisans, their families and communities.