Kantha Choker, featuring colourful Kantha textile beads, backed with black seed beads. A unique take on the current choker trend. Measures 21 1/2″ around. Memory wire adjusts to fit most necks comfortably. Colors and patterns will vary as the textiles are repurposed. Sustainably handmade by women in India who are investing in their families and communities through fair trade.
Kantha quilts are a traditional textile found in abundance in India. They are made from layers of cotton saris, sewn together with a distinctive, allover running stitch. Artisans transform the fabric scraps into beads for jewelry, which provides new life to a textile that is often discarded. Each Kantha bead has a base made of wood, carved out of scraps gathered from a local furniture factory.