From the Lighthouse Collection The Lighthouse Collection consists of vibrant color tones that compliment any style or decor Color(s): jadeite, castle wall and monument Hand tufted medium pile Hand carved details Viscose accents Design may vary quite as a result of the hand crafted nature of this rug Dimensions: 8′ wide x 11′ long Material(s): wool Note: photo shows a 5′ x 8′ rug, alternatively this listing is for a 8′ x 11′ rug Our hand crafted rugs are meticulously hooked, woven and tufted by skilled artisans with the power to turn into an abnormal space into something spectacular. Created in northeastern India by local weavers, these intricate rugs provide a livelihood to villagers, particularly women who have been traditionally excluded from opportunities in India’s staff. The elaborate process takes several artisans to complete, beginning with patterns that are hand traced and colored. Dependent on which highly detailed construction is chosen for a rug design, it can take anywhere from one week to over six months to complete such a expertly crafted masterpieces. A portion of the profits from these rugs and pillows goes towards a school lunch program that serves fresh, nutritious day-to-day meals to 1.3 million children in rural India. For plenty of children, this is their only substantial meal of the day. Additional donations are also made to a scholarship program that enhances literacy and learning in Southeast Asia. Nearly 80 percent of children from impoverished families drop out before graduation as a result of the burden of educational fees, books and uniforms. This program helps compensate for all school expenses along with mandating and paying for after-school tutoring for students most in need.
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