SaffronHandloom

Handwoven scarves & shawls using natural fabrics & dyes

London, United Kingdom | 109 Sales

SaffronHandloom

Handwoven scarves & shawls using natural fabrics & dyes

London, United Kingdom 109 Sales On Etsy since 2016

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Saffron Handloom

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Saffron Handloom

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Sustainable Ethical Fashion

Having lived in India for the past 3 years, I am continually inspired by the incredibly talented and hard working artisans within the country. It has lead me to want to support a local source of high quality, sustainable ethical fashion. I desired to enable a livelihood that would not just protect the environment, but that would also help families sustain themselves in the long term and to remain unified in their villages and communities. If local, generations old livelihoods are supported, not only are valuable skills and knowledge kept alive, but splitting of villages is prevented as younger generations don't have to leave their village communities to find work in the cities.

Saffron Handloom’s ethos is to use solely eco-friendly fibres, dyes and yarn have a low impact on the environment. All the raw materials, from the Himalayan sheep's wool, to the roots and flowers used to create the dyes are sourced from within the country, and the complete creation process is all done within a small nucleus of villages. Each scarf is created entirely by hand from the yarn being handspun, to the hand dyeing, to it then being woven on a wooden handloom, their creation has a very low impact on the environment.

Each purchase you make will go to supporting this process and making a huge difference in the artisan's livelihoods, the handloom craft itself, and to the environment around them, whilst also becoming the owner of something beautifully hand crafted that is of a high quality!

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    Absolutely passionate about ethical/green fashion and supporting this in any way I can!

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