Antique Sari Evening Bag
An evening bag that exudes vintage style. Handmade by a women's cooperative in New Delhi from antique saris that would otherwise be destroyed for their gold and silver content. By putting old saris to new use, the original craftsmanship is preserved and each bag becomes a new work of art. All that, and women artisans earn a fair wage.
- Burgundy or Indigo
- Recycled sari & cotton
- Magnetic clasp on front flap
- Zippered interior pocket
- 6" H x 9" W x 2" D (15.2 x 22.9 x 5.1 cm)
- Handmade in and fairly traded from India
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November 7, 2012 - Even more beautiful than expected. Sari cloth fully covers a sturdy, flexible fabric. The zippered interior pocket is deep. The 21" handle hangs from shoulder to bottom of my ribcage (I'm 5'5) + also works for holding by hand. Bcs of the sturdy base-fabric of the bag, the clasp really works rather than pulls. Fits my keys, large wallet, phone, notebook, but isn't overly large so I can still get to them.
September 30, 2012 - Purchased this bag hoping that I could use it for my son's wedding. It was perfect! Lovely royal blue color with just the right amount of "sparkle". Love it!! Thanks!
August 11, 2012 - This is a beautiful bag. The antique sari material is elegant and the craftsmanship is excellent. I would recommend this to all my friends.