Pumpkin inspired Earrings

You’ll love it because: Soft cotton, vibrant natural dyes and playful embroidery inspired by field pumpkins add cheer and make earrings perfect for any age!

Price:

$4.40

SKU SL-E-13-AK Categories , Tags ,

Out of stock

Out of stock

Description

Akha communities in northern Laos’ Phongsaly Province decorate their clothing with beads and embroidery. In collaboration with the Village Weavers Project, Akha artisans have adapted this traditional skill to create sweet little earrings embroidered with pumpkin-inspired motifs.

Steamed pumpkin, plus other vegetables, and spicy jeow or dipping condiment, are enjoyed at mealtimes in Akha communities. Lightweight and easy to wear, they are great for all ages. Makes a great souvenir or gift from Laos!

Due to the handmade nature of this product, it is only available in multi-colour fabrics. Please add comments on the checkout  if you have a preference for the color. We can offer: White or Pink or Blue

Additional information

Weight20 g

Made by:

Made by Akha
Akha

Learn about the Village Weavers Project!

Play Video

You might also be interested in:

ZigZag Rug

Ock Pop Tok's rug collection has been popular since we first unveiled it a few years back! We've kept the motifs and colours simple, making it easy to fit into any decor. The sturdy, heavy weight cotton yarns contribute durability and softness. The zigzag pattern is woven using tapestry weaving

Akha Inspired Upcycled Can Round Coaster

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

Loose fitting Cotton Jacket with Flare

This organic cotton jacket features a woven motif on the trim. In the lush valleys of northern Laos, Tai Lue weavers plant cotton alongside their rice fields. They are the masters of fine cotton spinning and natural dyes. The plain fabric and patterned motif are woven and dyed in the

Geometric Beaded Folding Clutch

Folding clutches are all the rage, and this is one you will want to keep holding on too. We begin with beaded panels woven by Katu artisans and add them to brightly dyed hemp. Leather ties on the zipper make it easy to zip and unzip. Available in several colours,

$21.00$35.00
Kriang Crossbody Bag for Men

We traveled to Lamam City in Sekong Province, specifically to work with the Kriang, accomplished backstrap weavers who work with heavy cotton yarns. Kriang textiles are incredibly durable and ready to handle anything. Our collaboration led to the creation of the smart-looking crossbody bag. A zippered main compartment and an

$118.00
Phou Tai Diamond Cushion Cover

Our collection of cushion covers are sized slightly larger, making them versatile. Use them on your bed and sofa, your most comfortable armchair or as a floor pillow. Handmade with natural cotton woven by partner villages in Luang Prabang province. The inner ikat panel is woven by Phou Tai artisans

$29.00
Tai Je Cushion Cover

Our collection of cushion covers are sized slightly larger, making them versatile. Use them on your bed and sofa, your most comfortable armchair or as a floor pillow. Handmade with cotton dyed black with mango leaves and woven by partner villages in Luang Prabang province. The inner panel is woven

$19.20

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.