Search
Close this search box.

Akha Inspired Upcycled Can Round Coaster

You’ll love it because: These coasters are a creative, upcycled way to dress up your table, making it shimmer and shine with the creative genius of Akha artisans.

Price:

This product is currently out of stock and unavailable.

Out of stock

Description

Upcycling plays a big part in our creative process. For these coasters, we collaborated with Akha artisans through our Village Weavers Project. Inspired by the silver discs and coins used to decorate their traditional clothes and headdresses, the Akha upcycle aluminum cans, fashioning them into matte, shimmery discs.

Since October 2019, in collaboration with the Enhanced Integrated Framework (EIF), we’ve been working with artisans from 6 different villages and 3 provinces. We help them develop ranges of handicrafts that combine craftsmanship and tradition with realistic creativity and market knowledge. Our team of weavers, dyers, designers and tailors transfer their skills to aid artisans to make a better living from handicrafts.

Additional information

Color

Blue, Red, Turquoise

Made by:

Made by Akha
Akha

Learn about the Village Weavers Project!

Play Video

You might also be interested in:

Pha Faiy Two Tone Long Sleeved Shirt

Our Pha Faiy, or natural cotton, collection includes carefully placed indigo dyed thread in the warp. When the light hits the shirt, it gives a soft suggestion of blue, taking this simple organic shirt up a notch! Wear it casually or dress it up for a special occasion. Features a

Silk Sleeveless Shirt

Our classic silk sleeveless shirt looks great on its own or layered under a jacket or cardigan. Silk is versatile fibre that works to keep the body warm and cool, making it ideal for any weather. The silk sleeveless shirt, available in pretty jewel tones, can be worn with denim

Cotton Napkin

Being eco-friendly has never been easier. Our collection of cotton napkins are all natural and make a perfect replacement for disposable options. After use, throw them into the washing machine or hand wash, easy! The fabric is woven by Tai Lue artisans in Luang Prabang province, and the finishing work

$2.80$4.40
Mien Yao Silk Table Runner

The highly-detailed motifs look like embroidery, but when you see our master weavers at our studio on the Mekong, it becomes clear: Laos master weavers are extremely skilled! Interestingly, the pattern on this table runner was inspired by Mien Yao embroidery, although it is woven using the kit or supplementary

Checkered Wrap Cotton Shirt

Organic cotton, plus a bit of rayon in the warp, help keep this Tai Lue-inspired shirt feeling soft and comfortable. The casual wrap style with short sleeves, plus a subtle checkered pattern makes this a wonderful addition to your casual or work wardrobe. The organic cotton fabric is woven by

Plain Weave Long Cotton Shirt

Organic Lao cotton and deep blue natural indigo come together in our handsome plain weave cotton shirt with long sleeves. Featuring a chest pocket and single button cuffs, the shirt has an unstructured, relaxed look, making it easy to dress up or down. Our shirts collection is a Village Weavers

Multicolour Akha Elephant Doll

Our handmade Akha elephant doll is embroidered with flower details. The softness of this doll makes it easy to snuggle and take along anywhere. As we try to be mindful of the environment, we've upcycled leftover fabric to make this collection of dolls. A big part of the Village Weavers

$7.10$8.50

Thank you for subscribing to our newsletter!

You will receive a welcome Email with a 15% coupon for our online store within one hour.

If you don’t get anything, please check your spam folder.