shakti.ism | शक्तिवाद

Beautiful upcycled unique products handmade by empowered women. Designed in London. Crafted in India and Bangladesh.

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Tis the season to upcycle!

Shakti.ism upcycled sari gift wrap is an eco-friendly alternative to wrapping paper, which is often not possible to recycle due to ink and adhesive residue. Each wrap is unique and one-of-a-kind, handmade from a pre-loved sari. Click below for step-by-step instructions on how to wrap absolutely anything with sari gift wrap!

How to use sari gift wrap

Why should we empower disadvantaged women anyway?

Start with why: learn all about Shakti.ism's mission and why we do what we do. By providing opportunities for women from marginalised communities to learn transferable skills like sewing and tailoring, we can help them to gain stable employment, to achieve financial independence, and gain the self-confidence and respect they deserve.

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Business for social good

Click below to read all about Shakti.ism's social impact from inception to now. Find out how your purchases are used to are improve the lives of the talented artisans that make our beautiful products

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Featured collection

  • Mini traditional Bengali vintage cotton kantha quilt (magenta + navy geometric)
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  • Mini traditional Bengali vintage cotton kantha quilt (magenta + navy floral)
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  • Mini traditional Bengali vintage cotton kantha quilt (beige + teal floral)
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  • Mini traditional Bengali vintage cotton kantha quilt (copper + beige paisley)
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  • Mini traditional Bengali vintage cotton kantha quilt (magenta + teal geometric)
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  • Mixed Bengali kantha: vintage cotton and luxe repurposed sari quilt (magenta + black)
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Handmade in India and Bangladesh.

Every single purchase directly empowers disadvantaged women by providing ongoing employment, a fair living wage, and hope and opportunities for their children.

Recent feedback from our wonderful customers

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I cannot say enough good things about this product. Absolutely beautiful one of a kind!

Amy

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I'd recommend the shop and its products to anyone. The items are beautifully made, so pretty and come wrapped in lovely scarves. No plastic bags! Excellent in every way and great to be supporting working women in India and Bangladesh

Susan

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Worth every penny! I love the entire concept of this fabulous shop. Recycled saris, female empowerment, and opportunities for motivated and talented women! Wow!!!🦋

Jane