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Om Symbol Bookends

Carved of gorora soapstone in a workshop in Agra, where the Taj Mahal stands as a stone carved marvel, the Om Symbol Bookends are steeped in heritage crafting. Om is a sacred spiritual incantation in Hinduism, Buddhism, and other traditions.

HANDCRAFTED IN INDIA

  • Material: gorora soapstone
  • Due to the handcrafted nature of the product, the color of the stone will vary slightly.
  • 2.5"W x 5"H
  • Set includes two bookends.
  • Handcrafted in India

SKU: 6828060

THE MAKERS

TARA Projects stands for "Trade Alternative Reform Action." Working in a 125-mile radius of Delhi, TARA is a fair trade program for community development and business. The organization enables hundreds of artisans who create some of the major handicraft lines of North India to sell their products internationally. TARA is one of the pioneering Indian organizations in the field of fair wages, non formal education programs for children and women, health and environmental awareness and further development for its member artisans. Artisan benefits from TARA include medical insurance, interest-free loans and advances, a savings program and skills training. Ten Thousand Villages has purchased products from TARA since 1986.
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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.

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