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A classic polka dot rendition on incredibly light hand-loomed merino wool, blended with a touch of natural silk to improve durability and feel. Weighing only 4 oz.,it will easily fit into a purse or a pocket and springs into shape when you need it. Lightweight enough for spring and summer, but with enough heft to keep you warm in the cooler months.
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92% Merino | 8% Silk 75 x 22 in.
Textiles have been handmade in India for thousands of years. Artists here have been transforming natural cotton, silk and wool into things of beauty using highly intricate techniques of dyeing, weaving & embroidery.
The creative inspiration at Bloom & Give comes from discovering these heirloom traditions and carefully reinterpreting them to make contemporary products for everyday life.
In the developing world, education is the best way for a girl to escape the vicious cycle of childhood marriage, pre-teen pregnancy and domestic abuse. When she goes to school, she lives a healthier life, earns more, and makes her community stronger. Educated girls are crucial to erasing global poverty and minimizing conflict, and the world needs them now, more than ever!
When she goes to school, amazing things happen to her, to her community and to the world.
10% of every purchase (~50% of their profits) goes directly to girls education programs. Each of these programs targets a specific obstacle in each community that prevents girls from going to school.
Several times a year, Bloom & Give visit the schools that they support to see the impact first-hand. The girls in these programs fight all odds to be there because of a burning desire to stand on their own two feet in life. They are there often against the wishes of their parents and community, and in some cases, their husbands and in-laws. Meeting these courageous girls and hearing their stories has been an indescribably uplifting experience for the team at Bloom & Give.
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