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Handwoven tea towel with rainbow pattern.
Color: Blue with rainbow stripes.
Material: 100% handwoven cotton.
17″ x 27″ (minor variations in size may occur)
Made in Cambodia
The beautiful handwoven tea towels from the Weavers Project in Cambodia are more than just elegant kitchen accessories. These meticulously crafted textiles tell a story of empowerment, resilience, and hope. Anchored in Cambodia’s rich weaving tradition, each towel reflects the skills and passion of local artisans. But it’s not just about craftsmanship; the Weavers Project is a social business committed to uplifting its community. Purchasing one of their products directly supports sustainable livelihoods, providing artisans with fair wages and training.
Weavers Project was founded by Sonas and Meas family with the purpose of creating sustainable, economic, growth in rural communities in Cambodia. Cambodia has a strong tradition of weaving, but it is a dying craft due to the competition from cheaper, factory-made fabric as well as the declining interest among the young generation in learning the skills of weaving.
Weavers Project is looking to change that. By providing training in weaving, they do not only offer a source of income to people in rural communities, but also a hope for a brighter future for the weavers and their families. The weavers are included in the entire process from the design of the items and dyeing of the yarn, to the final product, and this inclusion sparks professional pride, empowerment, and motivation, which shows in the beautiful patterns and color combinations that are truly unique for Weavers Project.