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Ethical Producers

wool-weavers-hand-loom-indiaFine Wool Scarves & Throws from Ethical Producers and Artisans in the Himalayas

All our handwoven textiles are sourced from co-operatives and organisations whose overall aim is to create  livelihood opportunities for the artisans  who live in India.

Our fine pashmina shawls are supplied by ethical producers  in Nepal. The organisation was established in 1989 with support from UNICEF. A founder of the Fair Trade Group Nepal and a member of the World Fair Trade Organization since 2003.

A weavers’ co-operative in north India produces our fine wool stoles and pashminas. They are a registered non-government, not for profit organisation working for the welfare of handicraft artisans and hand-loom weavers.

A weavers’ co-operative in north India established in 1944, produces our fine wool Kullu shawls, using traditional decorative designs with an elaborate design on the border of the shawl. This co-operative won a National Award from the Government of India for their excellent hand loom products. All their products carry the Handloom Mark introduced by the Indian government in 2009, to prove the authenticity of their products.

Our ethical producers in east India supply fine wool stoles. The aims of this organisation are to provide village based,livelihood opportunities and to work only with natural dyes.

Our smallest suppliers work with tribal communities such as the Jaunpuris and the Bhotias in Uttarakhand, northern India. They are skilled spinners, dyers and weavers, who for generations traded between India and Tibet. All their hand-woven products are environmentally friendly as they are made using only natural fibres and natural dyes.