This rugged natural seed is called "Tears of Shiva" and has been venerated for millennia as an essential meditation companion. This prized natural seed symbolizes silence, and the five elements: Fire, Water, Earth, Air, Space. The seeds are capped and linked in silver and gold in myriad combinations.Handmade in India
Vivid, detailed embroidery, skilled beading on fabric and the masterful insetting of tiny mirrors into special occasion textiles have been part of Indian decorative traditions for centuries. Our unique bags, upcycled from fabulous folkloric garments, find new life and modern relevancy as handbags, even as a case for your iPad! Hand-embroidered in an electric rainbow of colors on cotton. Not colorfast—do not machine wash. Made from vintage fabrics gathered by village women's collectives in Rajastan, India. Each newly sewn, zippered bag is unique. (Your bag is not pictured here, since each bag is unique. For details on your specific bag, please contact us prior to ordering).