Local Women’s Handicrafts (LWH) is a fair trade textile and handicraft collective in Kathmandu.LWH focuses on empowering and educating disadvantaged and marginalised women, using sustainable methods. All products are ethically produced, providing fair wages and working conditions for the women who make them. Their social business programs seek to uplift women, their children and their communities.Each woman at LWH participates in a training program for an average of 12 months. Participants can choose which skills they want to pursue. These...Learn more
Embroidered Woollen Shawl
A beautifully embroidered woollen shawl, the definition of elegance. Perfect for dressing up casual attire. The women in the Local Women's Handicrafts group, train for five years to learn this incredible skill! The wool and thread are all dyed by hand and each piece is a uniquely crafted masterpiece. Locally sourced sheep's wool is blended with radiant silk and cotton that’s embroidered by hand in complex beautiful designs. Due to this the design and colour may differ slightly to photo. (12531) • A blend of sheep's wool sourced locally • 72 x 180cm • Fair Trade • Embroidered by hand Disclaimer: Products are sold separately and come in various designs. We cannot guarantee which design you will receive as products are selected at random for online orders. Special instructions for preferred colour or design can be added in the order notes section of the online transaction. Product Care: Because this product is handmade we recommend you wash it in cold to tepid water and allow to dry flat.