Madeleine Coffee Placemat
Traditional weavers create our choice handwoven placemats from a blend of banana plant stem and cotton. Banana plants bear fruit only once in its lifetime. Treated as agricultural waste, banana plants headed for landfills once the fruit was harvested. However, in its new avatar, the plant has been transformed into strong, durable, and renewable ropes, twisted by hand, used in the creation of these exquisite handmade placemats. Spoil yourself or gift a loved one!! A Fair Trade product. Handmade by artisans in India.
-Banana plant fiber and cotton blend
-Handwoven on traditional handlooms
-Crafted by rural weavers from Southern India
-Wipe clean with damp cloth, spot clean with soap solution, dry in shade
-Renewable, durable and sustainable
-Set of 4
Typical Products: Textiles
Demographic of women: Extreme poverty
Sustainable Threads works with Indian women to create traditional hand woven textiles with organic materials. Artisans carefully create a smooth even textile thread by thread, making adjustment and winding the fabric as it is formed. The fair wages and safe working environments by which Sustainable Threads holds high standards for creates greater opportunity for transparency and respect while simultaneously achieving equality in the international trading system.
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Partner with 26 organizations in 17 different countries
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