Hand-Woven Silk Ikat Kimono Jacket-Black & Gold
This dramatic one-of-a-kind hand-woven 100% silk ikat kimono jacket will make you stand out from the crowd, whether worn as a casual jacket with jeans or an elegant cover-up for a black tie event. This one-size-fits most Fair Trade jacket features a traditional Central Asian ikat weaving pattern in a bold black and gold combination.
This dramatic one-of-a-kind hand-woven 100% silk ikat kimono jacket will make you stand out from the crowd, regardless of the occasion. It’s perfect as a casual jacket with jeans or an elegant cover-up for a black tie event. This one-size-fits most Fair Trade jacket, featuring authentic Central Asian ikat weaving patterns , is hand-crafted by the artisans of Arinumcrafts in Khujand, Tajikistan. The kimono jacket has a lovely drape that is a flattering style for all body types and most sizes. It measures 33″ at the center back. Dry cleaning is recommended. Arinumcrafts is one of the select group of small Central Asian master artisan groups that work with HoonArts Fair Trade. Arinumcrafts is headed by Munira Akilova, who has a passion for preserving and revitalizing the traditional patterns and ornaments from the Zerafshan River Valley of Uzbekistan and Tajikistan in designs for the modern woman. Each piece “has its own meaning.” Her designs have received the UNESCO Award of Excellence and have been exhibited at international fairs and exhibitions. She works with a team of impoverished women from rural mountain villages in the Panjakent region of Tajikistan (just across the border from Samarkand) and in the villages surrounding Khujand, helping them to build a future beyond daily survival.
About HoonArts Fair Trade HoonArts is the fusion of the Tajik/Persian word for craft and the English word arts, which reflects our company mission. We offer extraordinary hand-crafted clothing, home décor, gifts and accessories for the true lover of world culture, while building community and empowering artisans. Travel the exotic streets and mountain back roads of this little-known corner of the world, explore the culture that reflects 3000 years of civilization, meet the people in our HoonArts Fair Trade community, and shop for one-of-a-kind and limited edition treasures crafted by master artisans on the other side of the globe. As a proud member of the Fair Trade Federation, we are committed to 360° Fair Trade in all aspects of our operations. 360° Fair Trade is a holistic approach to fair trade. It goes beyond ensuring fair wages and healthy, safe working conditions. It includes long-term partnerships with artisans to help grow their businesses and strengthen their communities, while preserving traditional skills. Fair Trade Federation members go through a rigorous screening process that looks at our whole business. You can rest assured that you will get the highest quality, most authentic products, made the traditional way, while helping impoverished artisans build a brighter future for their families and communities. Keep up with news about HoonArts on our blogs http://hoonartsfairtrade.com, Facebook [https://www.facebook.com/Hoonarts], Instagram [https://www.instagram.com/hoonartsfairtrade/], Pinterest [https://www.pinterest.com/hoonarts/], and Twitter [https://twitter.com/HoonArts].
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