Silvia believes it’s important to maintain century-old traditions and to always try to highlight the imprint of the human hand. Especially if the artisans and the handicraft come from controversial countries. Such as Afghanistan.
Consider this country and a few things are like to spring to mind. Terrorism, kidnappings, tanks, the Taliban. Turn the clock back a few decades, however, and you’ll find a long forgotten side to the country, one that involves budget hostels filled with hippies.
Thus, it makes sense that such colorful, beautiful know-how has its roots there.
Silvia teamed up with a group of talented Afghan people to together create bags that tell their history, the history of the ancient hippie trail. We happily welcome our new bags „A heart at peace“. And are proud to again have the possibility to support amazing craftsmanship of local artisans and give back to indigenous communities from Afghanistan.
Each bag takes approx. 14 days to create entirely by hand and is adorned with myriad colorful beads and tassels that form traditional Afghan patterns and styles.
Wear your „A heart at peace“ – bag for all your travel and global adventures. We are sure it looks great with any laid-back city and beach outfit as well.
They are available here and in Silvia’s concept store in Hollandstrasse , 1020 Vienna.