Layer up and beat the cold with our S.M.T Black and White Waves Handmade Merino Wool Stoles. This luscious stole, handwoven in a wave-like pattern is crafted from black and white undyed yarns and is finished with black tassels and a solid black border.
In a perfect size to keep your neck warm, this stunning stole is handwoven using pure Australian merino wool as weft and warp, ensuring a soft as feather touch to your delicate skin. Unisex and contemporary, these are perfect for everybody!
This one of a kind piece has been handwoven by the immensely talented women artisans of the Naggar village in Kullu Valley, Himachal Pradesh. Undyed pure Australian merino wool of black and grey colour is used to hand weave this stunning piece.
180 X 30 CM
Due to the nature of the product please allow a standard 5% deviation from the stated dimensions
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Made proudly in India.
100% Pure Australian Merino wool weft + warp
Hand-spun and handwoven, please expect variations and imperfections.
Hand-dyed using natural materials available seasonally.
Hand wash in cold water using a mild, no bleach and wool specific detergent.
Line dry in shade. Do not bleach. Low heat steam iron.
Or Eco Dry Clean
Layer with your winter favourites and our beautifully and thoughtfully made garments.
Though partial to the locally available 'desi oon', the team is equally at home with the imported pure Australian Merino. The merino yarns are handspun and handwoven or knit depending on the product.
The natural dyes used are made from materials sourced seasonally and locally from the orchards, fields, and jungles surrounding the villages. Local flora that has been used for dyeing are berries and flowers of shrubs called bekhal and shrambal, a grass called looth, rakhal which grows in the higher reaches and walnut bark and shells. The naturally dyed yarns are then ready to be knit or woven.
Kullvi WHIMS is a self-help group [SHG] formed by nine women artisans of Naggar village in Kullu Valley. The women are all traditional artisans, who learnt their craft practices of spinning, weaving, knitting and crochet from their family members and have mostly practised their crafts for themselves, weaving pattus and blankets or knitting sweaters, mojiris and socks.
The Kullvi WHIMS model provides a fair income for the women artisans who belong to the SHG, empowers them by valuing and validating their skills and attempts to develop links and relationships with the herders.