This beautiful rainbow banner is hand batiked and hand painted in a long and delicate process. The richness of color comes from the batiking process. Intricate designs are drawn on white fabric with a special hot wax pen. The fabric is put into a dye bath, then into hot water to melt the wax. Out it comes with the outlines which get filled in with hand-painting.
Made by Parwati, who also teaches young women the art of batiking which for centuries was a man's domain, forbidden to women.
Each beautiful vibrant color corresponds to one of the seven chakras - our bodies' energy centres.
Perfect for a space for yoga, meditation, serenity. A wonderful gift for your friends!
Santi is one of girl students sponsored by Social Gem. 50% of profit from the sale of this banner goes to pay for Santi's and other disadvantaged girls' education. This includes school fees (school is not free in many countries), uniforms, shoes and textbooks.
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