KALAM Table Runner

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The KALAM is a colourful table runner is made from 100% sustainable cotton, and  showcases every colour in the Sabahar palette. Using a combination of black and natural warps, the runner has many different boxes of colour, carefully chosen to work together and create this elegant runner for your table. They are finished with hand tied, short fringes. These handwoven, Fair Trade table runners are made with extra thickly hand spun cotton to keep them flat on your table. 

Made on a hand loom, the KALAM is created with pride and expert craftsmanship

Easy to wash, just put in a gentle cycle in your washing machine, and when dry, quickly iron with a warm iron, and it will be perfectly gorgeous again. 

To increase the positive social impact of Sabahar Weaving their table runners are made with Ethiopian grown cotton. 

Fair Trade Certified, and artisan hand-crafted, the table runner is made with 100% organic cotton. Made at Sabahar in Addis Ababa, the capital city of Ethiopia. 

  • 100% cotton
  • 45 x 180cm
  • Made in Ethiopia
  • Handmade on a loom
  • WFTO certified Fair Trade
  • Made by Sabahar

Sabahar employs nearly 100 staff at the workshop, and works with another 75 weavers in their homes on a full-time basis. Sabahar also works with a network of more than 100 women who spin cotton. The positive impact of this regular, consistent income is significant as it allows households to confidently plan for their futures. Small businesses have been started with saved capital from employment, children are finishing high school, and attending university as their labor is not required to bring in family income, and many of their staff are now proud owners of land, and homes of their own. 

       

In Sabahar Weaving 100% of the profits are used for Social Mission;

  • 60% of employees are women
  • 50% of middle management are women
  • 99% of employees are from the local community
  • The  sustainable workshop is certified Carbon Neutral by OEKO-TEK in 2020
  • 100% of the Sabahar products are biodegradable
  • 100% of the products are hand made
  • $1.7 Million has been paid in wages to the Sabahar employees. 

All of our products are packaged and shipped to you from our store in Melbourne, Victoria by our small team. We use FSC certified paper bags that are padded with recycled paper pulp. When your products don't fit in one of our parcel bags, we try and reuse boxes that have been sent to us.

Postage is $12.00 flat rate, 15.00 for express in Australia, $15.00 flat rate for New Zealand and FREE POSTAGE for orders over $200.00*.

We usually ship your order within 2 business days through Australia Post. Express Post is also available and can be selected at checkout.

Hampers

*When ordering more than one hamper or gift pack you will need to fill out our order form where you will then be contacted by our staff with a postage quote.

Gift Wrapping

We will happily gift wrap products for an extra $2. This can be added at checkout along with a short note to the person receiving the gift.

When purchasing multiple products don't forget to include in your order notes if you would like the products to be wrapped separately or all together. Around Christmas time, please specify if it is a Christmas gift or not so we can choose the wrapping paper accordingly.

Our products are a curated selection of intentional and purposeful items which work towards alleviating global issues and inequities. Many of our products hold Fair Trade Certifications from the World Fair Trade Organisation, Fair Trade Australia & New Zealand as well as sustainable textile certifications such as the GOTS Certification. Read more about our product selection process here.