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This chunky cord necklace in muted tones doesn’t just enhance your outfit, it is a true conversation piece.
Crafted to represent the entwined nature of the human condition by Amma Sri Lanka craftswomen, each piece is made with an eco-friendly process of hand dyeing 100% cotton fibres with natural dyes made in-house from plants known for their medicinal properties like Turmeric Root, Madder Root, and Indigo Leaf.
Size: Between 5cm - 6cm in length from the top of the metal back. Between 3cm - 3.5cm in width.
Material: Naturally dyed cotton body and silver plated earring backs.
Care: Gently soak in cool water using a ph neutral eco washing soap. Use a tea towel or old cloth to remove excess water. Don’t use stain remover or harsh chemicals. Dry flat and store out of direct sunlight to preserve the colour.
Located in the lush tea growing regions of the central highlands of Sri Lanka, Amma (“mother” in Sinhala and Tamil) is famous for their naturally dyed cotton fabrics. Amma challenges the established norms of the fast fashion industry by developing new methods of rural, carbon-neutral textile production & reimagines traditional industries to meet modern needs.
Amma also serves as a social enterprise that provides women with flexible, fairly paid employment within the communities they live in. This allows them - mostly mothers from female-headed households - to remain with their families without having to migrate to the Middle East like many other women in their communities have to out of economic necessity. More...