NYC Subway Car Ornament

Silk Road Bazaar

NYC Subway Car Ornament

Regular price $16.00
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For as much as we complain about the subway and its questionable service (what the heck even is a signal malfunction??), it's what makes New York the city that never sleeps, getting us wherever we need to go 24 hours a day. Name a better city I'll wait...

Felt ornaments from Silk Road Bazaar are original works handmade by Central Asian artisans. Each product you purchase helps build sustainable livelihoods for craftspeople in marginalized regions.

Additional Details:
  • Handmade felt ornament
  • Approximately 3 to 4 in.

About the Brand:

Silk Road Bazaar represents marginalized artist groups located in Central Asia. They connect with artists who are far from the capitals, who have limited market access, who do not possess modern marketable skills but have carried on traditional craft culture. Following the proverb, ‘the best way to know a man is to walk a thousand miles in his shoes,’ they believe that to know who they are working with and to understand their lives, they themselves need to live like and with them. They live amongst their artist groups for an extended period of time. During that time they help them become self-sustainable by developing their designs, management techniques, quality control and computer skills.