Takhi - The Elements Collaboration
Having provided a means of both creative expression & sustainable income for more than 750 women over the last 12 years, Gone Rural U.K. celebrate the launch of their first artisan-led design collection - Takhi - The Element Collaboration. Inspired by the four elements - Earth, Water, Fire and Air - 11 artisan women, many of whom are taking their first journey through the process of creating products have created this unique body of work.
The Gone Rural Artisans
As the women work they braid three strands together, as their mothers and grandmothers have done before them.
As they work they sing, in meditation, with joy, some sing in thanks to their ancestors, as to have work, they must have been blessed by them.