Size: 6 x 90 cm
These belts are handmade by the Oma women in Phongsaly province, using embroidery techniques used on their clothing. Small pom-poms are used to secure the belt, and the inside lining is of handspun handwoven cotton.
It has a very soft feel and an incredible amount of detailed embriodery work. Looks stunning over a white outfit!
✔ Made from Lao cotton under Fair Trade Conditions
✔ Each one is unique with hand embroidery
✔ Comes with a story card that describes what it is and how it is made
✔ Stylish and outstanding
✔ Gift wrapping available for $1
✔ Free 365 day return within Australia
WHO YOU ARE SUPPORTING
Artisan Group: Traditional Arts and Ethnology Centre
Ethnic minority communities living in rural areas make up the poorest sector of the Lao population. Recognising the unique obligations of a museum working with these communities, the Traditional Arts & Ethnology Centre (TAEC) runs an innovative livelihoods development program based on traditional handicraft skills. The overwhelming majority of handicraft producers in the program are ethnic minority women, who studies have shown spend their income on their family’s food, health and education needs. TAEC is certified by Fair Trade Laos.