ON THE ISLANDS OF INDONESIA

AN IBU IS A WOMAN OF RESPECT

It is also a collection of luxurious garments and goods for the home handmade by women artisans around the world.
As they spin, dye, weave their stories in cloth, Ibu artisans craft more than beauty;
they craft their own independence, educate their children, lead communities.  They change futures.

Ibu invites you to belong to this story.  Wrap yourself in strength and grace.  Fill your home with the art of the hand.
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Ibulliance: Two Boys in Morocco

Wafae took me to her house, walking arm in arm up the hill and past her mosque, to a home that opened first onto a room of weaving looms and dried plants where natural dyeing experiments were bubbling.  After a few demonstrations, she took me upstairs to the living quarters where she shared a home with her husband, his parents, and his brother.  In her room, Wafae pulled out a picture of her 5 year son, Ali, with such love and tenderness, I could feel his joy leap from the image. 

Wafae's mother died when she was young.  Her mother in law, Amina, has taught her confidence and conviction, strength in herself and her limitless possibilities.   She works with Amina organizing 13 women in Sefrou to embroider and construct jackets for you...

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