The Batua / Charcoal

Rs.1,150

This coin purse—or batua as it is known in India—is an ode to grandmothers everywhere. Hand crocheted and sewn to an aluminium frame, this is the little purse to tuck in your bag and hold small change and little treasures.

This purse is 100% recycled using discarded textiles and garments—your little black dress, your black suit, or that plain black tee were all pulped, recycled and respun into yarn and handwoven by craftswomen from India.

Features:

Handmade This product is handmade and may therefore have small differences and flaws that only add to its uniqueness and charm
Recycled textile waste

Made from recycled garments the equivalent of 1 t-shirt

Low-income craftswomen from India

Your purchase supports livelihoods of low-income craftswomen in India

Time to make

 This purse takes a single craftswoman ~6 hours to make

Weave
Weave: Crochet in the seed stitch
Features

Features: Cotton lining, Aluminum frame

Dimensions Dimensions: 4" x 3.5"
Handmade in India Handmade in India

  

Washcare: Hand wash with cold water. Do not scrub or wring. Lay flat to dry. Crochet can change its shape when washed—simply pull to reshape the product when wet and lay flat to dry. 

Repairs: In rare cases, the yarn may unravel since it is hand woven. Do not fret! All loose weaves are fixable. Contact us on hello@chindi.in and we will arrange a free repair. Also let us know if you have accidentally damaged your bag in any way—our products are built to be repaired so no need to discard them! 

Shipping: We currently ship within India only. If you are ordering this product from outside India, please write to hello@chindi.in with your order details and we will arrange a one-off international shipment for you. Within India, products in stock will reach you in 5-7 working days.

Pre-orders: Pre-ordering a product means we will make the piece for you on receipt of payment. In this case, please allow 15-20 days for making and delivery time. Handmade takes time!

Returns: We accept returns within 15 days for incorrect deliveries or products that arrive in a damaged condition. The product must be unused, in its original packaging, clean and with all tags intact or refunds will not be made. Please write to hello@chindi.in to initiate a return. 

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