The Batua

The Batua

INR 1,150

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This coin purse—or batua as it is known in India—is an ode to grandmothers everywhere. Hand crocheted in the seed stitch and sewn to an aluminium frame, this is the little purse is lined with cotton and perfect to tuck in your bag and hold small change and little treasures.

This purse is 100% recycled using discarded textiles and garments—your old jeans, suits and cotton dresses were all pulped, recycled and re-spun into yarn and handwoven by craftswomen of low-income homes of India. This purse takes a single craftswoman 6 hours to make. 

This product is handmade and may therefore have small differences and flaws that only add to its uniqueness and charm. Dimensions - 4" x 3.5".

Hand wash with cold water. Do not scrub or wring. Lay flat to dry. Crochet can change its shape when washed—simply pull to reshape the product when wet and lay flat to dry. 

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