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Artsy Holiday Batik Card

The Artsy Holiday Batik Card is handcrafted by artisans working with our fair trade partner New SADLE in Nepal and features a batik design on cotton fabric. The cloth is waxed and the brightest color dyed first, with the waxed area resisting the dye. The process is repeated with wax put on the area of the picture where the maker wishes to retain the previous color. The process continues until the last color (the darkest) is applied.


  • Batik on cotton fabric mounted on cream-colored Lokta paper, gold‒colored sticky dot
  • Inside of card is blank
  • 4.5W x 6.5H inches, Matching cream‒colored envelope: 5.25W x 7.25H
  • Handcrafted in Nepal

SKU: 5910290


New SADLE takes its name from "New Skill and Development Learning Experience." New SADLE is a not-for-profit training and employment program for artisans who have had leprosy or polio, who have other disabilities, or who are socially disadvantaged. The organization offers free medical treatment to artisans and provides handicraft skills that can lead to financially sustainable jobs, important in a society where people with leprosy are often shunned and forced to beg. New SADLE encourages artisans to return to their homes, and provides rent and child allowances to enable integration into society. Artisans receive free day-care and schooling up to grade 12 for their children. New SADLE runs a medical center, two mobile health clinics, a hospital and two homes for people who cannot work and who have no family. Ten Thousand Villages has purchased products from New SADLE since 2001.

Welcome to our global maker-to-market movement where, together with 20,000 artisans, we ignite social change. We create opportunities for individuals, families, and communities in developing countries to thrive through strong relationships, fair wages, safe working conditions, and sustainable practices.