Running out of gifting ideas? Get your hands on our unique coasters that make the perfect hand-made gift for anyone on your list. The coasters are made using locally sourced pine-needle.
Note: Each product is one-of-a-kind, made by the local women of Dhanotu village.
All the proceeds go towards running our animal clinic and social enterprise.
Diameter: 5 inches
Materials: Pine leaves, embroidery thread
What is special about pine?
Since pine trees are abundant in Himachal Pradesh, it can be a great source of livelihood as it has a potential for mass appeal. Not just that, it is eco-friendly, biodegradable as well antimicrobial, which makes it an excellent choice to make products to cater to the sustainable/eco-friendly market.
Is pine tree native to India?
They can be found throughout the world, but they are native to northern temperate regions.
What can I make from pine needles?
You can make any kind of jewellery, baskets, trays, pen-holders, coasters, table mats and so much more.
Do pine needles decompose?
The needles will eventually decompose and work their way down into the soil naturally.
Can pine-leaves be used immediately?
If you want to use pine-leaves right away, simply clean and soak them in boiling water and let them sit for about half an hour. Your pine-leaves will be ready to use.