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Zaida INTERNATIONAL Who we are and what we do

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  • 1. Zaida INTERNATIONALWho we are and what we do

2. Zaida INTERNATIONAL Zaida is committed to the principles of fair trade in everything thatwe do. At no stage in production are children involved in manufacturingZaida products. Zaida is committed to producing the best possible quality andinnovative design for the ethical consumer thus maintaining thesustainability of this craft. Zaida is based in Kashmir, the source of our wonderful products.Being closer to production, we can more closely monitor methodsand materials and maintain our ethical principles. Zaida is growing fast. 3. The production cycle 1 Design6Marketin 2 g&MaterialsDistributi on3 4Productio Finishingn 4. Design Zaidas designs come from Manysources - the one in this picture isby Viola Shackleton, a student atthe Royal College of Needleworkin London, she visited us in early2012 to study Kashmiriembroideries. The design ispassed onto our very talenteddesign team A cartoon is made of the designin actual finished size. This isthen transferred using powderedink onto the background fabric bya local designer in Srinagar. 5. Materials Locally sourced wool is dyedto Zaidas specifications usingnatural dyes where possible.No AZO dyes or harmful dyesare used in the dying process. We source unbleached cottonfor the background tostitching and the cottonbacking fabric from NorthernIndia. 6. Production The raw materials and printedbackground designs arepassed on to our stitcherswho, working in their ownhomes or in small groupgatherings, creating the bestchainstitch rugs and cushionsin the world. 7. Finishing The worked fabric is returnedto Srinagar where the backingfabric, labels and buttons orzips are applied. All items are packed inrecycled sacking for shipping. 8. Marketing & Distribution Zaida has been marketing Kashmiricrafts in the UK and worldwide for10 years. Zaida has a network of distributorswho are committed to the supply offair trade products. They attendInternational trade Fairs in the UKand Europe. Zaidas web presence for ZaidaInternational & www.zaidauk.comthe UK portal for online ordering anddistribution together our presenceon many of our retail clients sitessuch as givesus a massive online presence. 9. The Finished Product 10. Contact UsPhone : 0091 194 2463687Mobile : 0091 9797150625Email :[email protected] 11. Other Products