Salt and Pepper Stone Shakers

$ 19.00

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Carved from palewa stone and accented with copper paint, these Stone Salt & Pepper Shakers level up your table. Centuries ago, skilled stone workers were brought to Agra under Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan to build the Taj Mahal. Today their descendants remain in the region, using the same tools and methods to achieve intricate soapstone carvings and inlay for beautiful sculptures and decorative pieces like these shakers. 


+ Handmade in India
+ Shakers are 1.5Dx3.5H,
+ Box measures 4SQx1.75H inches
+ One shaker has 5 holes and 5 copper stripes, the other has 3 holes and 3 copper stripes 
+ Boxed set of two palewa stone shakers with etched and copper-painted stripes 


TARA Projects stands for "Trade Alternative Reform Action." Working in a 125-mile radius of Delhi, TARA is a fair trade program for community development and business. The organization enables hundreds of artisans who create some of the major handicraft lines of North India to sell their products internationally. TARA is one of the pioneering Indian organizations in the field of fair wages, nonformal education programs for children and women, health and environmental awareness, and further development for its member artisans. Artisan benefits from TARA include medical insurance, interest-free loans and advances, a savings program, and skills training.