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Blue Coaster Set

Regular price $32.00 NZD
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Fair Trade Ethical square coasters, with felt for grip underneath, in a box made of papier mache and beautifully hand painted in an elegant design on blue. The coasters, made of wood, are finely matched to the box, making a great feature item on your coffee table, dining table or kitchen bench top. Able to withstand extremely hot beverages, these coasters are a great gift idea that will make a bold statement in your living, dining room or kitchen.

From recycled, sustainable paper and paste the Artisans beat, grind and shape the pulp mixture (sakhta) onto a wooden mould. Shaping with a smoothening tool into a box it is then left to dry. Once dried it is cut, mould taken away and smoothened out for a cleaner finish. Then it’s painted a base colour then carefully painted its artistic design, and finally finished with a safe, synthetic, unleaded varnish.

10cm in diameter

Uplifting people in India who have a disability, often because of the effects of leprosy, polio and other childhood illnesses. This project aims to develop artisan's skills and empowers them to earn a living.


Uplift Fair Trade is a Fair Trade organisation with a vision to educate and empower Australians to uplift people all over the world through ethical purchase, creating opportunities for disadvantaged artisans.


Fair Trade is more than just trading:

It is a vision of business and trade that put people and planet before profit

It fights poverty, climate change, gender inequality and injustice

Is a proof of concept that showcases the enterprise models of the new economy