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OMSutra is a New York-based yoga and lifestyle brand born with a desire to preserve the beauty of deeply rooted rich craft traditions of India by supporting the artisan communities, who uphold these traditions, providing capacity and skills development to those in need. 

 

Their primary objective is to promote socially responsible design through cultural sustainability and to help create a quality product with an appeal for the global market while generating income opportunities and creating a social change for the marginalized women groups and artisans who have less access to the source of income. 

 

Each of their product is handcrafted with love, care, and attention to detail, reflecting the unique traditional skills and craftsmanship of each artisan. Make a difference and discover a new kind of shopping that prevents exploitation, lifts others out of poverty, and tries to bring peace to make the world a better place. 

 

By owning a precious piece from OMSutra, you participate in preserving the heritage of art and craft, sustaining it for the future, and nurturing the livelihood of their makers and their communities for a better life. Your purchase supports and creates more employment opportunities and helps alleviate poverty. We welcome you to explore their shop and enjoy the beauty of sustainable luxury. 

 

A Story With Many Layers - Hand Stitched Gratitude Sik Scarf

Change lives by shopping ethically, fairly traded, and sustainably handcrafted Kantha Silk Scarf stitched by women groups based in Eastern India. It is all hand stitched with attention to detail in a beautiful reversible design from vintage, upcycled Indian silk saree fabric, which is celebrated for its versatility. It is crafted by infusing two fabrics together using an intricate traditional hand embroidery stitch technique with a distinctive running straight stitch called Kantha, making it look really beautiful and one-of-a-kind.

This is very soft in feel as made using quality silk scraps and gives a cozy feeling of warmth and comfort. It can be used as a scarf, a wrap, a stole, as a throw, or any way you wish to use it. These long, skinny, scarves come in lightweight assorted patterns in bright, deep colors with Kantha stitch and contrast tassel linning. No two are alike and the color, pattern, and design vary considerably due to the handmade nature of this product.

These scarves not only make you look beautiful but also enrich lives, giving the women artisans who make them a means to support their families through their own entrepreneurship and support women's empowerment.

Making a positive difference can begin with simply choosing to shop differently and buy these scarves to support and be a part of a beautiful change. Your thoughtful purchase will give a positive source of income that reinforces independence and confidence making a  difference in their lives and will create more work to help them earn a better and sustainable livelihood giving them a new life and hope.

Measures : Length 235 x Width 88 cm

Material - Vintage Sarees Silk Fabric and Kantha embroidery by cotton thread.

Wash Care – Dry cleaning is recommended or else hand wash with a mild detergent in cold water. Do not tumble dry.

As each scarf is unique. The images you see here are for reference only.

 

OMSutra Hand Stitched Silk Kantha

SKU: 06ca0c36
$156.00Price
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