Beautiful Central Asian Suzani Embroidered Pillow Covers, w/ zipper. Sizes vary slightly, from 20"x16" to 20"x20".
Sanskrit Om Symbol Ceramic Tile (trivet) from "Fired Up Tiles". Each one comes with cushioned feet for practical use and are also ready to hang on the wall. 6x6"
Feel free to inquire about additional color choices, some which are in stock may not be listed.
The term Suzani means "needlework", specifically the exquisite silk thread embroidery panels made by Uzbek women. Traditionally, this embroidery work began at the birth of a daughter and continued, with the help of family and friends, until the bride's dowry was complete. Today, the art of Suzani lives on, representing the rich cultural heritage and traditions of Asia. Available in Brown, Orange, and Green. The smaller frame shown is 4x4", the taller one is 5x7".
We are currently out of stock of the Orange color. Please specify either Brown or Green when checking out, in the special instuctions field. Thanks!
The term Suzani means "needlework", specifically the exquisite silk thread embroidery panels made by Uzbek women. Traditionally, this embroidery work began at the birth of a daughter and continued, with the help of family and friends, until the bride's dowry was complete. Today, the art of Suzani lives on, representing the rich cultural heritage and traditions of Asia. Available in Brown, Orange, and Green. 5x7" / 13x18cm
Handwoven wool muckluck socks with suede bottoms. Made in Afghanistan. Assorted colors. Available in S,M,L,XL
Beautiful light weight, colorful, cotton, bed spread. 105" x 71" (Aprox. 9 x 6 feet)
Indonesian Batik Wood Dragonfly Motif Coaster Set. Includes 4 coasters and box.
"Kente cloth" has its origin with the Akan people of Ghana. It is a royal and sacred cloth worn only in times of extreme importance. Kente was the cloth of kings. Over time, the use of kente became more widespread, however its importance has remained and it is held in high esteem in the Akan family and the entire country of Ghana.
Symbolic meanings of the colors in Kente cloth:
Black: maturation, intensified spiritual energy
Blue: peacefulness, harmony and love
Green: vegetation, planting, harvesting, growth, spiritual renewal
Gold: royalty, wealth, high status, glory, spiritual purity
Grey: healing and cleansing rituals; associated with ash
Maroon: the color of mother earth; associated with healing
Pink: assoc. with the female essence of life; a mild, gentle aspect of red
Purple: assoc. with feminine aspects of life; usually worn by women
Red: political and spiritual moods; bloodshed; sacrificial rites and death.
Silver: serenity, purity, joy; assoc. with the moon
White: purification, sanctification rites and festive occasions
Yellow: preciousness, royalty, wealth, fertility
Nigerian cowrie shell basket with leather wrapped edges and bottom. These beautiful authentic handcrafted baskets are made to last. Handwoven natural fiber w/ cowrie shells. These unusual, hard to find baskets are a beautiful compliment to any decor.
Each bag has heavy duty dual woven cotton handles, and holds nearly twice the capacity of an average paper shopping bag. Use these again and again. A great GREEN solution to the "paper or plastic" problem.