Shani refers to the planet Saturn. On Saturdays, it is said that one should revere Lord Shani to keep away evil and reduce the hardships of life.
These metal chimes are made from flat sheets/pieces of scrap metal and created by using basic hand tools and machinery. Metal work is a craft practiced in Behat in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh, India.
It’s great for indoor and outdoor use and is coated in a protective color layer. If hanging outside we recommend spraying with a clear coat to preserve longevity and color.
Who Made It: Meera grew up in India, became a CPA and after traveling around rural India on a trip to visit her family realized that she wanted to help empower women and underprivileged artisans. Many artisans in India lack education or resources to help them get ahead in life, often getting by on only $1 a day. Mira Fair Trade gives artisans long-term sustainability and economic independence through ethical work and fair trade connections so they can improve their quality of life.
Materials: Reused metal, handpainted
Dimensions: 25” x 6.5”
Handcrafted in India