This simple yet beautiful Recycled Silk Sari trivet is handmade in a remote mountain village in Nepal by the indigenous Tamang people. Each Recycled Silk Sari trivet is handcrafted from recycled silk sari scraps that are wrapped around cotton rope and no two are identical.
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Two days’ walk from any road lies the village of Sertung. This village was damaged during the April 2015 earthquakes. Their village was so heavily damaged, and women are uneducated but hardworking. This recycled trivet, along with several other items, are made by women’s groups which helps these extraordinary women earn income and put their children through school
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