This 13 inch diameter bowl is handwoven in Nepal using discarded plastic wrappers from popular manufactured food products. Recycling programs in the villages encourage the collection of non-biodegradable trash.
Meet the Artisans
JeevanKala is a social enterprise committed to the economic development and empowerment of Nepali artisans. All of our products are crafted by hand with an eye toward social impact, from the use of locally sourced and recycled raw materials to the preservation of traditional Nepali weaving techniques. A proud member of the Fair Trade Federation, JeevanKala has trained and employed more than 1,000 artisans in Nepal, with emphasis on women and the disabled. The sale of our products supports the livelihoods of the artisans who make them as well as the humanitarian programs of the non-profit Himalayan HealthCare, their parent organization.