Van Verre Handbeaten Copper Soap Dish
Traditional metal workshops have existed since the early days of Indian civilisation where skilful artisans turns copper into unique pieces of art. This soap dish is fairtrade made with a hand-beating technique. This age-old craftsmanship is transmitted from father to son, and their rhythmic hands never tremble while finely detailing every single item.
Size: 15 x 10.5cm
Care: Copper can change color easily when exposed to water and even air. To clean copper use Vinegar, Flour and Salt. Mix 1/4 salt, 1/4 cup flour and enough vinegar to make a thick paste. Use a soft cloth to rub the paste on the surface of the copper.
A "Unik" Brand Story: Founder of Van Verre, Suzanne Mertens is joined by Gerard de Rooij on a special quest to bring cultures together. Believing in the original spirit of fair trade they establish sustainable ties with communities to improve their living. This envolves beeing transparent about the origin of the products, and focus on social engagement, dignity and shared value. Van Verre trade original goods only, a desire to sell handmade crafts that carry the power of centuries of savoir-faire.