Chapter 1: Colors of the East

Stacii Bazaar:

Just in time for the rainy season, the Colors of the East Bazaar started with a bang. The concept was showing off the beauty that happens when human hands recreate culture. Each of the pieces was something unique, something that could never be replicated, a piece of the East that meant something to the creator, fascinated us and would essentially be a prized item at its new home. And, in case you missed it; there were colors for the home and closet in abundance:

Ended: December 31st, 2017

Stacii Bazaar - Thai Fish Trap Basket
Handwoven traditional Thai fishing trap. Today, it is commonly found in local households and is believed to be fortune omen. Like the fish it traps, folklore has it that a fish trap basket attracts and ‘traps’ money for the owner. We say best you try for yourself and let us know.
Stacii Bazaar - Singing Bowls
Hand beaten 5 metal singing bowls, to re-tune that frequency. We were informed though that if singing bowls are not your thing, or you just can’t seem to make it sing, perhaps you could store your gemstones in one.
Stacii Bazaar - Water Hyacinth Clutch Bag
Water hyacinth can be such a nuisance. The local ladies however turned it into beautiful clutch bags lined with cotton. This one was certainly for keeps.
Stacii Bazaar - Karen Tribe Woven Cloth
Karen Tribe Handwoven Cotton Cloth | This piece perfectly embodied the intricate patterns and colors of the whimsical Thai hills. What we loved about it was its timeless versatility – a picnic blanket in spring, a throw or table cloth for that summery feel, a warm winter night companion for the cooler nights.
Stacii Bazaar - Karen Silver Earrings
The Karen tribe have for centuries been known as silversmiths. In fact, Karen silver is of slightly purer than Sterling Silver. These earrings were hand beaten to perfection using the simplest of tools in the northern Thailand.
Stacii Bazaar - Thai Basket
Heard of sticky rice? This big Thai rice basket here is almost like a large lunch box. It keeps the sticky rice fresh throughout the day. It also serves as an excellent breathable fruit basket that’s easy on the eyes and makes a subtle statement.

 

Read: Chapter 2: The Essential

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