Soapnuts have been growing and sustainably is being harvest in NEPAL for centuries. The Shell contains Saponin, a natural and environmentally friendly detergent which is allergy free and perfect for babies, eczema and sensitive skin.
The artisans of us separate the shell from seed. The seeds are dried and made into jewelry by disadvantaged women. It allows them to reintegrate into society and ecome productive. The shells are packaged in raw cotton bags which are hand loomed and sewn by our artisans.
Making craft and jewelry from metals is one of the oldest occupations of Nepal. But due to machine made products, hence cheaper in price, this occupation is in threat. Furthermore, we, Mahaguthi Craft with Conscience are supporting community to preserve their craft and tradition by providing them design support, market access and financial support to upgrade their tools and equipment.
An earring is a piece of jewelry that attaches to the ear via a piercing in the earlobe or another external part of the ear. Both sexes can wear earring. Although more common among women, and have been used by different civilizations in different times. However, this earring is of ritha ( Soapnuts) and silver which is good for the ears as well.