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Arty Yoga Mat with bag- straw painting from India."The Milk Lady". From Artikrti.

$89.00 USD

Brand Artikrti

Yoga Mat- Authentic Indian painting design, eco friendly yoga mat with bag. This ethnic design comes from India, the birthplace of yoga. Authentic arty vignettes of India to add a dash of color & art to the beauty & bliss of yoga.

"The Milk Lady"- Ever heard of paintings using slivers of straw from farms and some colors? Yes, you heard it right- this original painting is  slivers of straw delicately cut by a blade and meticulously stuck on a cloth canvas and then a few strokes of color from vegetable dyes to accentuate! This art of painting using straw is from Kerala. Long strands of straw and taut piece of cloth as canvas- that's how the artist starts. With deft strokes of her blade, she slits the straw into tiny shards or bits, dabs them with some vegetable glue  and creates her straw collage, as she visualizes her piece of art. Once done, the delicate strokes of paint come on, to highlight.  In this, the artist pays tribute to her next of kin- the village milk woman- as she goes about her daily chore of of balancing three pots of fresh milk, door to door, selling milk. A common sight, even today, in villages in India. A proud profession that gives her the independence she seeks and feeds her family. 

Ethnic Design from India. Made in California.

Artikrti believes that yoga mats ought to be comfortable, colourful and full of cheer.  And Artikrti's yoga mats are designed for just that- it has a back which has a textured surface to provide a stable floor grip for your asanas. Artikrti's yoga mats give you that authentic Indian design feel and are made from environmentally friendly eco-PVC and come with a bag as well. Comfort, utility and authentic Indian design style.

You may also want to check out our yoga leggings and yoga tops as well. Or gift it to a friend who loves yoga. Yoga...ethnic, Indian Artikrti is the new way to do it.

India’s textile, fabric, jewellery & craft traditions go down centuries- the talent of the craftsman and his or her dedication to the craft, passed on from one generation to another. A weave, a mix of colors, a design or a motif, a print, a piece of appliqué work- each a labor of love for the artisan

Artikrti’s [meaning 'artistic creations'] mission is to take the fascinating kaleidoscope that is India and get the world outside to experience it. And add a stroke of beauty that’s different, to each woman’s life- to her personal beauty and her home.

Thank you for dropping by. In true Indian tradition, we hope your visit to Artikrti was a pleasurable one and we do hope to see you again in the future.

You may find our Facebook page interesting. It is about "Inviting India"- all things that make up the enchanting land. http://www.facebook.com/Artikrti

The fine print:

CUSTOM MADE: Each yoga mat is custom crafted, individually created when you place your order. So it will take 3 to 5 business days to be ready to ship out.

RETURNS: This is a custom-created product being created just for you, based on your order. So unfortunately, we will NOT be able to take returns on this. 

SIZE: 24" x 72"

SHIPPING CHARGES- our standard free shipping offer is NOT applicable because of the bulky product. Shipping charges as applicable for each country will be calculated and shown during checkout.

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