Extra Large Sari Photo Album

SKU Code: SPA1
Availability: In stock

Size: 270 x 335mm

Our beautiful Fair Trade sari covered journals will add a joyous burst of colour to your writing, whether they are used as a diary, travel journal or simple notebook.

Each journal contains approximately 150 pages of unlined khadda paper and is unique – some may come with a splash of petals on the pages and some with off-white paper.

They are also perfect to use as a scrapbook or sketchbook, doodle book or diary.

Due to the handmade nature of these products colour and designs may slightly vary but loveliness comes as standard.

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All of our sari albums are handmade by a small family business in Rajasthan, India. They have been expertly crafted using a mixture of contemporary and traditional methods and the pages have been bound by hand so they are strong and perfect for travelling.

The paper used in these albums is handmade using recycled cotton (also known as khadda, kaddi or khaddi) leftover from the massive garment industry in India. It is acid-free because we only use unbleached cotton and it produces a beautiful paper, easy to write, draw or paint on. We don't recommend using fountain pen with this type of handmade paper.

Because the paper is acid-free it is perfect for protecting and preserving photographs. Photos can be added using photo corners, spray mount or just glue. Photograph corners can be found in any good photography shop or stationers.

The sari material comes from Varanasi, one of the most religious cities in the world and a centre of excellence for sari making.

Indian Making a differenceBy buying this product you will be supporting the work of skilled artisans and craftspeople in Rajasthan, India.

All the products in this range are made by a small family business in Rajasthan who we have worked with for many years following Fair Trade guidelines.

We visit every year and we now know the producers and their families well and consider them true friends. We are proud that together we are able to provide people in rural villages fairly paid work that would have otherwise been difficult to find.

The khadda paper used in the products is handmade using recycled cotton leftover from the massive garment industry in India. The paper is made by a charity in rural Rajasthan that promotes women’s education and their social standing in the rural villages.

The beautiful sari material is handmade using man-made fibres because we are uncomfortable with the  traditional methods used to make silk.

We respect our producers and it is very important to us that we treat them fairly. We pay all our producers 50% upfront and send money to them whenever they need it and we never return anything, even if it’s damaged. To incentivise the staff, we have a bonus system in place.

Feefo Reviews - Average 83% (6 reviews)

Date Score Customer Comment Our Response
01-Aug-2018 Product:

Ce n’est pas la bonne taille!!!!
Je n’ai pas commandé ces dimensions: carnet A5 mais bien un format plus grand que A4.
Après avoir téléphoné pour ce problème ils me renvoient le bon!!
Désolé encore pour le problème avec l'article sari que vous avez commandé. C'est juste une erreur humaine et je ne peux que m'excuser. J'espère que l'album vous parviendra bientôt et vous serez très heureux. Nous espérons également que vous pouvez trouver une utilisation pour le cahier que nous vous... Read More.
04-Jan-2018 Product:

Sehr schöne Fotobücher, gute Verarbeitung Es ist genial zu hören, dass Sie mit dem Album zufrieden sind. Vielen Dank.
10-May-2017 Product:

It's beautiful and well made, a lovely reminder for my holiday photos from Goa Fantastic, happy you're happy with your sari photo album.  Goa pictures, wow! We were there a few months ago, a week's holiday after 3 weeks seeing producers - lovely place.
26-Apr-2017 Product:

As previously stated. Exquisite . Excellent, glad you were happy with the sari photo album
14-Mar-2017 Product:

Great present for a friend, lovely colour and quality. Thanks for the excellent feedback, glad you liked the sari photo album.
17-Feb-2017 Product:

Brilliant product and excellent service Thank you for purchasing one of our Extra Large Sari Journals, these are made by a small family business based in Rajasthan.
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