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Sari and Song Hanging - Long

$33.60

This darling decor combines the bright, cheerful look of upcycled sari fabric and gold tassel with the delicate chime of three handmade bells. The fusion of these art forms into this delightful product provides us with the ability to provide work for a variety of artisans, and the opportunity to present this unique hanging perfect for doorways, windows, patios, offices, dorm rooms and more. Due to the nature of these raw materials (powdered brass and copper), traces of lead may sometimes be present.
Dimensions: 4" bell; 25" L
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Bell Craft

Bell-making is an ancient Indian craft with enchanting origins. Traditionally used by farmers to identify their livestock, each bell is tuned to produce a distinctive chime. Creating music from lifeless metal, bell-making in India uses craftsmanship passed down through generations. Made from recycled tin and iron, artisans in the desert Kutch region manually cut and hammer the metal to hand-shape the bells, then coat them in powdered brass and copper before firing in kilns. Each rustic bell is then tuned to reveal a rich, unique sound like no other bell.

Bell Craft Artisans

Due to consecutive droughts over the years, cattle breeders no longer buy bells on a regular basis and the demand for traditional bell making was on the verge of dying. With the help of fair trade and mission-based organizations, at least 1,000 village artisans in the desert Kutch region are repositioning this art form and earning sustainable livelihoods by selling the bells internationally. Most artisans work from their homes on local or homemade furnaces.

Shipping & Returns

We charge a flat-rate of $5 to ship any order. And if you spend more than $50, shipping is free! Once your order is received, we'll ship it within 2-3 business days. To return a purchase, visit our returns page (link in footer below) to request a return within 30 days of your purchase. We will provide a prepaid mailing label for item return. Once we receive and process your return, we will deduct the cost of the prepaid label from your refund and return the remaining amount of your original merchandise cost back to the purchase credit card. Original shipping charges will not be refunded.

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