METAL ELEPHANT SHAPED KNOB
Hand crafted in India from aluminium, this delightful elephant shaped door knob is endearing and symbolic. Depicted with an upturned trunk for good luck, it is appealing hardware for upcycling drawers or cabinets.
Our UK Supplier is still a relatively small business with a strong ethical policy at its core. They aim to buy from small scale producers who use largely natural materials and traditional techniques to produce beautiful and interesting articles. All of their products are fairly traded. We believe that the best way to reduce poverty is through trade.
Our UK supplier seeks to support marginalised small producers and aim to help workers to move from income insecurity to economic self sufficiency. The manufacture of goods for us generates income for the local community and we hope that these benefits should enrich the quality of life of the local community.
Made in India.
This item is in stock in our furniture shop in Brighton and Hove, Sussex.
Unusual Indian Furniture and Accessories
Take a look at our blog about this style of furniture here.
Due to the nature of these pieces each item will vary. With the colours, patterns and metal work on the wood differing from one to another. Please contact us prior to purchase if you would like let us know your preference. Also, we can send photos of the exact item we would send you.
Traditional Indian art
The history of Indian painting dates back to the era of Ajanta, Ellora and other murals. Other famous examples are Buddhist palm leaf manuscripts, the Jain texts and the Deccan, Mughal and Kangra schools. Indian paintings is a portrayal of tradition and depiction – (click to continue reading).
19th October 2019
“I would just like to reflect and take the time to say thank you -myself and my husband recently travelled a long way top visit your shop and ordered several pieces of furniture as a result. The pieces arrived so well packaged to protect them, and we were blown away by them when we unpacked them – absolutely stunning. They will provide many, many years of enjoyment. I am sure we will visit again in the future as a result and will be sure to infirm others kind regards,”