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Fluff!

The humble cotton woven towel is oft ignored by many as it doesn’t represent the fluffy images of fluffy fluffed up towels that we imagine bath towels to be! Tufted towels are shown as the ultimate luxury plush item in a … Continue reading

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Heart and Soul of Kone Wovens

One of my weavers, Subhasini Devi, is a person without whom I pretty much wouldn’t have been able to do anything. She’s been my strength and support all throughout and without her a lot of what’s been produced now wouldn’t … Continue reading

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The heart and soul of Kone Wovens

My inspiration and my favourite weaver of course – my grandmother or Abok as we call her. Her name’s Apabi Devi and she’s a bundle of relentless energy! We don’t really know how old she is but she has enough … Continue reading

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We are back and thrilled to be back!

Hello! Its been a long wait for the new towels collection to finally arrive and its everything I could’ve hoped for. Beautiful colours and I can feel the love with which they’ve been woven for its a great privilege to … Continue reading

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Almost here!

For the last few months I’ve been off and on planning what to do next with regards to my products. Where to sell, how to sell and how to manage the logistics! A lot on my mind and I did … Continue reading

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Article in Aljazeera about weavers in India

Article in Aljazeera about Indian weavers who are fighting hard to maintain their means of earning & a dignified life competing in the mean time with cheaper machine woven fabrics. http://america.aljazeera.com/articles/2014/5/27/weavers-in-indiahitsnagwithglobalizedeconomybutcoopsbringhope.html

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Good article on Weaving as tradition

An article about the Bodo women weavers in Assam – their heritage, their present and the way forward. Under the Action North East Trust organisation(NGO), the weavers are able to showcase their beautiful weaves in ANT(Action North East) stores in … Continue reading

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The scarf!

I was folding the towels away when I wrapped one of them around my neck… and voila a scarf is born! It was soft, gentle to the skin and really warm. Perfect for any weather and can double up as … Continue reading

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Well said!

“When women are empowered economically, they are more likely to spend their money on the health, nutrition, and education of their children” – Melinda Gates

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On the shelves on a trial

What an amazing opportunity to be able to share shelf space at the prestigious Handmade Interiors store in Maida Vale, London! Absolutely delighted to bring this image of our colourful towels for all to see. Its currently on its first … Continue reading

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