Wild Iris Embroidered Brooch
Taking its name from the Greek work for a rainbow, the Iris has been an inspiration for some legendary painters. Leonardo da Vinci, Durer, Renoir, Cezanne, Gauguin, Claude Monet, were all inspired by this beautiful flower but perhaps the most famous would be the ‘Irises’ by van Gogh. The Fleur de Lys, is an ancient representation of the Iris flower and was a mark of the French Royalty.
- 2¾ × 2 in (7 × 5 cm)
- Material : Cotton, felt, metal, sequins & beads
- Comes in gift box with information
- Hand embroidered in India by skilled artisans
Slight variation in embroidery, size, shape and color is part of the handmade craft and may be apparent between pieces; this is not considered a defect but is celebrated as a mark of made by hand.
Trovelore is an embroidery atelier specialising in the use of needlework and mixed materials to craft a line of hand embellished Jewelry. Based in Arizona (USA), and New Delhi (India), Trovelore pins are delicately embroidered by hand. The precise choice of materials, colors and techniques create organic textures that give a precious life-like quality to the pins.
Fair Trade Practices
Our artisans work in a comfortable work space and receive the benefits of social security and healthcare. All our artisans take home double the minimum stipulated wage and in some cases about three times the national level.
Additionally, a contribution is made to their retirement benefit fund with the intent to provide them with a secure future and a fulfilling life.
Trovelore's registered partner workshop is based in the New Delhi, Capital Region of India. The number of artisans employed by the workshop exceeds ten, thus by law all registered establishments need to be compliant, engaging in fair trade practices providing artisans above the age of 18 years with a safe environment, paid at least minimum wage, social security welfare, and healthcare benefits.
Cotton, felt, metal & beads. Hand embroidered in India. Please do not wash or scrub. Delicate handwork, handle with care. Store in provided box to protect the delicate beadwork when not in use.