Hand Embroidered Poetry
Approx. 1m x 2.2m
Karien Belle designs thoughtful poetry quotes on stunning fabrics, hand embroidered by women in India (more specifically widows who are inevitably ostracised by their families and communities being named a “bad omen”) and AIDS sufferers - giving them a sustainable income even when they are sometimes too ill to work.
Karien Belle is an incredible woman, and brand, who cares and works closely with this local Indian community to create unique blankets, pillows, scarves, tops, dresses and other garments of impeccable quality that make a lasting impact on real lives.
"May the sun bring you new energy
by day. May the moon softly restore
you by night. May the rain wash
away your worries. May the breeze
blow new strength into your being.
May you walk gently through the
world and know its beauty all the
days of your life ..."