India


We partner with Artisan Businesses run by local entrepreneurs who share our passion for creating opportunity in local communities. India is our largest partner country. Today, over 1,400 Artisans in communities across India work to create the stylish accessories our customers love. We specifically seek out Artisan Businesses who focus on providing dignified work to the most vulnerable members of their communities—especially women.


Artisan Stories



Guatemala

Sham

Guatemala

Sofiya

Guatemala

Sunita



Techniques


Handmade Metal & Glass

In India, craft is a tradition that has deep roots in local communities. In a spirit of collaboration, our Artisan Partners harness a variety of techniques from all over India. They use recycled glass and metal whenever possible to create styles that are both sustainable and beautiful.



Hand Cut Leather

For generations, artisans in the sand-swept region of Rajasthan have practiced the art of leather tanning. Our Artisan Partners work to preserve this unique heritage – and help it evolve. While traditional tanning uses harmful chemicals, our Partners have developed a special tanning process using local plants. The result is a collection of handbags that are both beautifully designed and ethically crafted.




India on Flourish

STYLE & STORY: INDIAN LEATHER BAGS

SEARCHING FOR WORLD CHANGERS: INDIA AND BEYOND

HAND-CRAFTING HOPE IN INDIA

OPPORTUNITY AND NEED: TRAVIS WILSON’S JOURNEY TO INDIA