Ain't these Christmas themed felt trivet mats pretty??
It was fun two day event in Rocky River Memorial hall. The event was organized by Avant Garde Show on November 16th & 17th. More then 100 vendors participated in the event. More then 1500 customers attended the event in two day. Customers were there to find unique gifts for Christmas. Since, we were promoting handmade products from Nepal, the phrase we heard most often from customer was "I have never seen this before ".
Thanks to all our customers for stopping by and making the event successful. The festival was full of activities and it was fun to see people enjoying the hayrides, music, food trucks, local artisans/crafter market and many more. Thanks to Becki for organizing this event! We will definitely participate again in next fall festival.
Meet Shova Magar, she is one of the artisans who made your glass bead bracelet. Shova is 29 years old and comes from eastern hilly region of Nepal. She moved to Kathmandu (capital of Nepal) with her husband and six year old son in search of better employment opportunity. Due to lack of education and skills, Shova could not find a sustainable job until after she came in contact with our partnered organization in Kathmandu where she received training to crochet. The glass bead bracelets we have showcased in our website are a product of the skillsets Shova and many other artisans like her has acquired through such trainings. Today, Shova is one of the fine artisans. She is...