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Fair Trade Ethical Papier-Mache Painted Pink Heart Box

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Fair Trade Ethical Homewares Decoration Heart Box in Pink

This lovely Fair Trade heart-shaped box is made of papier-mâché and hand-painted A great gift idea for a family member or significant other, useful to store jewellery, trinkets or finely sized collections. A container with a bright vibrant appearance that will stand out on any table, office or workbench!

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 heart 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.