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Handmade by artisans at Matr Boomie in rural regions of India, block printing is a painstaking process with labor-intensive steps that require mastery.  The artisans are challenged by poverty and lack of infrastructure in their isolated communities and there are few opportunities for jobs in this desert region, where the climate is too dry for agriculture. Most artisans live in mud huts and some do not have electricity. Matr Boomie focuses on economic, social and environmental upliftment for…

Handmade by artisans at Matr Boomie in rural regions of India, block printing is a painstaking process with labor-intensive steps that require mastery.  The artisans are challenged by poverty and lack of infrastructure in their isolated communities and there are few opportunities for jobs in this desert region, where the climate is too dry for agriculture. Most artisans live in mud huts and some do not have electricity. Matr Boomie focuses on economic, social and environmental upliftment for…

Orange Block Print Tea Towel

Handmade by artisans at Matr Boomie in rural regions of India, block printing is a painstaking process with labor-intensive steps that require mastery.  The artisans are challenged by poverty and lack of infrastructure in their isolated communities and there are few opportunities for jobs in this desert region, where the climate is too dry for agriculture. Most artisans live in mud huts and some do not have electricity. Matr Boomie focuses on economic, social and environmental upliftment for…

Blonde Mink Faux Fur Throw

Blonde Mink Faux Fur Throw to wrap herself in – Laurier Blanc | Unique Home Decor From Around The World

Rose Quartz Coasters with Gold Leaf Edge, set of 4 ❤ liked on Polyvore featuring home, kitchen & dining and bar tools

Paisley Block Print Duvet & Shams Bedding Set

Times Two Design Acrylic Bookends With Minerals Rose Quartz Lr506 found on Polyvore featuring home, home decor, small item storage, bookends, acrylic bookends and rose quartz bookends

Artisans at Matr Boomie in urban northwest India sew upcycled denim, sari fabrics and cotton to create beautifully repurposed and stylish accessories. Similar to the remote rural villages of India, the sprawling urban centers present economic and social struggle for minorities, lower castes, women and the poor. Matr Boomie's stitching artisans come from a low-income Hindu community. Steady, reliable, fair income and skills training and development have enhanced their positions economically…