These 10-bird bell totas are made by the Barefoot College, an NGO in rural Rajasthan. Established in 1972, the Barefoot College is a non-government organisation that has been offering fundamental services and options to issues in rural neighborhoods, with the objective of making them self-sufficient and sustainable. These 'Barefoot options' can be broadly categorised into solar energy, water, education, healthcare, rural handicrafts, individuals's action, interaction, women's empowerment and wasteland advancement. They are around 50cm long and each bird has a small bell connected to the front and back and likewise has sequins hand sewn onto the sides. Each bird has been treaded onto a string and likewise has small coloured beads separating each bird. There is likewise a charming small bell at the bottom. They make an ideal door hanging and are standard in Indian households when inviting visitors. These bell totas are not toys; they contain small pieces so are inappropriate for kids.
Ideal door hanging
Traditional in Indian households used to welcome guests
Products made by the Barefoot College, Rajasthan helping make rural communities successful and sustainable.
Handmade, Fair Trade, Eco Friendly and Fun
You are buying one 'string' of birds