Hand-made Silk Sita Bag

Hand-made Silk Sita Bag
Item# SSTB-UBAG
$38.00
Color:  This item is currently out of stock!

Product Description

Hand-made Silk Sita Bag
PRESALE ITEM, SHIPS ON OR BEFORE MAY 7, 2010

These beautiful silk bags are produced in India by Ubuntu at Work, "a global social networking community that connects women micro entrepreneurs across the developing world with coaches and collaborators around the world who offer them encouragement and support to develop sound business ideas, funding assistance, and networking resources to pursue their entrepreneurial aspirations." ubuntuatwork.org

Each handcrafted silk bag is embellished with intricate bead embroidery and appliques. We mean it when we say it is a conversation starter. The luxurious silk bags are perfect as a stunning shoulder bag. They can also be used for carrying books and light shopping. Each bag comes with information about the women micro entrepreneur who made it. We will be more than happy to convey your messages to her.

Colors: fuscia (magenta) silk bag with teal Sita or teal bag with fuchsia Sita

$38 each. Where does the money go?

Silk fabric: $5
Inner lining drill cloth: $1
Poplin, beads, thread (applique): $1
Labour costs: $4
Trust amount (200% of labour): $7
Shipping to US: $4
Overhead: $3
Order fulfillment / overhead / e-store maintenance: $5
Profit (supports Nina Paley): $8
Total: $38