A message from our Founder
Mela Artisans is scaling a successful company that continues to build shareholder value, as it makes a big social impact on its community of artisans.
Measuring our impact allows us to expand our innovative brand while continuing to enrich the lives of our artisans and provide customers with beautiful, handcrafted home décor and furnishings.
Our goal is to play a role in preserving our heritage’s craft and showing the world how beautiful these crafts are while providing artisans with a sustainable livelihood.
We are a brand with a purpose, and measuring our impact is an important part of our DNA.
Navroze Mehta - Founder & CEO
Mela created full time work for 3,500 artisans in 2021 from Kashmir to Goa.
ACN handicraft, founded in 2006, is a Jodhpur based group that specializes in Mehndi technique. ACN artisans experiment with different mixed materials and create new collections in sync with the latest trends in the international market.
The Mehndi collections use motifs inspired by the art of Henna embellishing decor items in vibrant colors and traditional patterns like the 'mandala'.
One of our oldest Mehndi artisans is highly skilled, Vinod Bhati, from Jodhpur. For the last 25 years he has been working as a Mehndi painter. He loves to innovate with colors and patterns . Currently he is earning INR 20,000/- to 25,000/- per month.