Azaleas

This is one of our favorites! The detailed work of crocheting border around the entire belt is well worth it when you see how it frames the multicolor flowers. We've seen this work with jeans, or even to cinch up a solid color dress.

Product Information

 

Product ID:  Fuchsia 10401, Green 10402

Sizing:  S (26-28 in waist) M (28-32) L (32-34) XL (34-36)

Color:  Pink and red flowers with two tone green leaves and brown stems embroidered over a blue base with either fuchsia or green crochet style borders.  Back is lined w/ black lining

Materials:  Base is 100% sheep wool; embroidery a mix of sheep & alpaca wools; lining a cotton/polyester blend; buckle is of zinc, aluminum and copper.

Production:  This belt took approximately 4 days for 6 different wool-dying, weaving and embroidering artisans to complete.  All production was done in the Ayacucho region of Peru.

Carbon Footprint:  The production and transportation of this belt resulted in 19 pounds of CO2 emission, roughly equivalent to driving 20 miles in a car.  This is a Carbon Zero product as its footprint has been offset through the purchase of carbon credits.

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Each belt is handmade.  By who exactly?  Check the back, they signed their work for you. We work with artisan communities, workshops and cooperatives under the auspices of fair trade.  The price you pay assures a fair living wage for those involved in its production.

Each belt is eco-friendly.  How exactly?  We track our carbon footprint from raw materials to delivery of the final product.  We look for ways to reduce our impact and invest in carbon credits to offset the rest.  Each belt is essentially carbon neutral.  Read more on our Social Responsibility.

 

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