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CARDAMOM Trivet (set of 2)

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Meet the Artisan : Rural Social Enterprise


Size 9" diameter
Banana plant fiber
Handcrafted
Renewable, durable and sustainable
Wipe clean with damp cloth, spot clean with soap solution, dry in shade
Crafted by rural weavers from Southern India
Set of 2

Description

Traditional weavers create our choice handmade trivets from banana stem fiber.

Banana plants bear fruit only once in their lifetime and head for landfills once the fruit is harvested. Banana plant agricultural waste is re-purposed and transformed into strong, durable, and renewable ropes, to create these exquisite trivets.

Matching coasters are available to purchase separately.

A Fair Trade product. Handmade by artisans in India.

How It's Made

This product is created from renewable resources, primarily from the fibrous part of banana stems. After harvesting the fruit, the stem (trunk) is cut as close to the ground as possible. Earlier treated as agricultural waste, the banana plant is now being used to fashion beautiful, contemporary, biodegradable handcrafted home goods and more. Additionally, other natural fibers such as river grass, jute, coconut leaf splinters and bamboo are combined with the banana fiber.

  • About Sustainable Threads

Sustainable Threads is an exclusively fair trade, eco-focused company promoting handmade lifestyle products, carefully co-designed with our artisan partners in India. Traditional art techniques are used to craft a collection with a modern sensibility. We are approved members of the prestigious Fair Trade Federation & Green America.

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