A pretty and petite stone box from Agra. Mother-of-pearl inlay provides delicate detail. 1"H x 3"L x 1 1/2"W. Origin- India
Tara Projects has been working since the early 1970s to fight
exploitation, poverty, and the protection of rights of artisans against
social injustices. Over the years, they have extended their services to
reach nearly 1,000 artisans in several states in India.
They provide support in the production and marketing of handcrafts
based on fair trade principles while also addressing community
development needs of grassroots craftspeople. With revenues generated by
the sales of handcrafts, Tara Projects funds a number of community
development projects, such as health programs, non-formal schools,
training centers, and adult literacy programs which are impacting the
lives of hundreds of children and adults, and helping children to stay
Their commitment to the
environment includes reforestation projects and most recently rainwater
harvesting projects to address the extreme demand for water in many
regions of India. Tara has become a leading voice in the movement
opposing the use of child labor in India and has spearheaded campaigns
against child labor, illiteracy, and unfair trade practices.
We have been working with Tara Projects for over 20 years, combining
trade with human relationships and community development. Projects
products jewelry, wood products, stone, embroidery, and many more.