Fair Trade Ethical square coasters, with felt for grip underneath, in a box made of papier mache and beautifully hand painted in floral designs on yellow. The coasters, made of wood, are finely matched to the box, making a great feature item on your coffee table, dining table or kitchen bench top. Able to withstand extremely hot beverages, these coasters are a great gift idea that will make a bold statement in your living, dining room or kitchen.
From recycled, sustainable paper and paste the Artisans beat, grind and shape the pulp mixture (sakhta) onto a wooden mould. Shaping with a smoothening tool into a square box it is then left to dry. Once dried it is cut, mould taken away and smoothened out for a cleaner finish. Then it’s painted a base colour then carefully painted its artistic design, and finally finished with a safe, synthetic, unleaded varnish.
10cm in diameter
Uplifting people in India who have a disability, often because of the effects of leprosy, polio and other childhood illnesses. This project aims to develop artisan's skills and empowers them to earn a living - Care Kashmir
While we make every effort to make sure our colours and designs are true to our photos. Please remember everything on our website has been handmade and may not be exact as each item will have slight variations. No one product is exactly the same.
Purchasing a product from Uplift Fair Trade means you are purchasing a product that has been made by Artisans working towards Fair Trade practices and the 10 principles of Fair Trade.