Ellora Pen Cup

SKU: MADA1506

$25

Ellora Pen Cup in Distressed Ivory over Medium Polish
You can always find your favorite pen or pencil, scissors, or letter opener with our delicately hand carved Ellora Pen Cup.

Details
Made from Wood
3.75"L x 3.75"W x 5.25"H
Handcrafted in India by skilled artisans

Mela Artisans belongs to the Fair Trade Federation and is committed to equitable and sustainable trade

designed and crafted by artisans

traditional handcrafting techniques

contemporary design.

Italian Trulli

Selected by our artisans

Material - Wood

Mango and sheesham, more commonly known as rosewood, are the two most popular types of wood.  While sheesham is stronger and harder, mango, as a softer wood is more easily carved.  Much of the wood used comes from trees planted specifically to be harvested for this purpose.  Monsoons and unseasonal rains can be a challenge for making sure the moisture content is appropriate.  Drying chambers and moisture meters are provided for artisan groups.  

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We foster new opportunities for the artisans we work with to ensure their livelihoods while keeping their heritage alive.

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