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Happy Diwali from Mela Artisans!

Children celebrate Diwali with sparklers.

The most important and widely celebrated Hindu festival in India, Diwali follows the lunar calendar and usually takes place between mid- October and mid- November. The festival has many meanings throughout India’s regions. Most universally, it celebrates the triumph of good over evil as illustrated in the epic, the Ramayana, in which Lord Rama...

Because Every Girl Deserves an Education: Inspiration from Sambal, India

Over the past week, Mela Artisans has discussed our commitment to International Day of the Girl, and how it contributes to the larger mission of social uplift in our artisans’ communities. Today we are reposting a piece that outlines one of the main challenges for girls worldwide: limited access to education.

What makes Mela Artisans different from other companies sourcing handmade products from...

Because I'm a Girl: Why Mela Artisans Cares


Today is the third celebration of International Day of the Girl, celebrated every year since 2012 on October 11. There are many reasons why the Mela Artisans’ family cares, but today we decided to show you in our own words. #IDG2014 #ByHeartByHand

Bhavna Sethi, Chief Technology Officer

“Because every girl has the power to impact the world.”image

Josie Sandoval, Marketing Manager

“Because some girls...

Beyond Décor: Mela Artisans Gives Back

Beyond Décor: Mela Artisans Gives Back:

As Mela Artisans continues to celebrate International Day of the Girl, many people may ask ‘How does Mela give back?’ Learn about one of Mela’s many social programs in our blog 'Beyond Decor: Mela Artisans Gives Back.’

#IDG2014 #ByHeartByHand


When co-founders and father-daughter team Sonali Mehta-Rao and Navroze Mehta first founded Mela Artisans in 2010,...

Mela Artisans Celebrates International Day of the Girl


Mela Artisans is excited to participate in International Day of the Girl Child, a U.N. recognized holiday observed every year on October 11.


Girls are the future mothers of our society, and it is important that we focus on their well-being.Miriam Makeba

The day promotes girls’ human rights, highlights gender inequalities that remain between girls and boys and addresses the various forms of...

Finally Fall: New Home Décor for Autumn

Fall seems to be everyone’s favorite time of year – crisp air, cooler weather and vibrant foliage. The rush of a new school year and changing weather make it easy to forget to update your home décor. Mela’s new collections are a simple way to replace the bright colors of summer with deeper hues. Fill your rooms with our new décor while also supporting a good cause: Mela Artisans reinvests 1% of...