Tie-dyed by hand in Porbandar, a small coastal town in India by the Arabian Sea.
Vegetable dyes of red and saffron mingle to symbolize abundance.
Worn on the wrist as ceremonial thread in Hindu rituals.
When the thread wears off, it is to be buried under a tree, or cast into the sea.
Photo Credit: Pam Lott
Available in July 2015