hanging mobile - cupcakes and icecream..sale
SALE...were $14...now $9
Hanging mobiles not only brighten up a baby’s nursery and stimulate your little one’s imagination but it also adds personality to your home.
A picture of mouth watering cupcakes and ice-cream makes this mobile a perfect gift for the cupcake baker in your family.
It has 3 ice cream cones, 2 fun cupcakes, 4 felt flowers and 1 smiley face at the end.
These mobiles are carefully handmade by women and men in a village, in Sri Lanka, under Fair Trade principles.
They all wear masks to protect their health from the fine cotton dust.
If you have a dull room, no real view from your dining room, or look onto a brick wall, why not make a hanging installation with a variety of our hanging mobiles, to brighten up that corner or view. it will certainly add some fun and be a talking point.
They can also add some colour, vibrancy and movement in children wards or even old age nursing homes, with out impacting on any space.
Measurement : 90cm long
Group : Fairtrade Handlooms Sri Lanka (FHSL)
FHSL's approach to business has far reaching benefits. Fair wages are paid to contract weavers in villages. This keeps wealth in the villages, maintains ancient weaving skills, boosts village economies and stymies the developing world mass migrations to the slums of the cities.
FHSL has gone through the arduous process of becoming WFTO (previously IFAT) accredited which gives the assurance that they are abiding by fairtrade principles in their payment and treatment of their workers.
For more on the vision and practices of FHSL click here
Hand loomed products produce a natural texture and character with each pass of the weaver’s shuttle. Thus every single product is unique and hand made from beginning to end of production.
All FHSL's cotton yarns are dyed with Vat dyes which are an ancient class of dye, based on the original natural dye, Indigo, which is now produced synthetically. As a result we can testify that the colours stay vibrant for many years, even through many washes. The dye process is completely AZO free.
The filling in all products is 100% Polyester non allergenic.
and for you...
As you make your purchase of this FHSL made item you are putting your ‘hand up’ for the worker. This way your conscience clear gift can bring joy on both sides of the sea. When you buy in this way you also send a message to those who watch the buying trends in big business, telling them “I don’t want to assist exploitation with my purchases anymore”. Your buying power is one of the most potent voting tools you have.