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Throw cushions
Hand spun, hand woven and naturally dyed and printed fabric are converted into beautiful final product.
Yarn Dyed Nettle & Hemp Cushions
Inspired by the textiles of the nomadic tribes who live high in the Himalayas, we have created a Nettle and Hemp collection. Textile patterns are made from a blend of natural dyed cotton, silk...
Indigo Printed Dabu Nettle cushion and Khadi Throw
Kalpvriksh works with its partners to encourage sustainable textile production. Our product is naturally grown, hand spun, hand woven, naturally dyed, and embroidered and/or printed by hand.
Upcycled fabric Cushions
Kalpvriksh works with its partners to encourage sustainable textile production. Our product is naturally grown, hand spun, hand woven, naturally dyed, and embroidered and/or printed by hand.
Throw cushions
Traditional Cushion in a multitude of hues....
Living room
Dress your living room in Style with our chic traditional cushions, throws, rugs with a modern twist.
About the Company:
KalpvrikshHome is an export house that acts as a nodal agency connecting local artisans with contemporary markets. We believe that our nation can develop meaningfully only when ecological sustainability and social equity are guaranteed. We therefore partner with artisan groups who are economically... (more)
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Kalpvriksh Homes All Natural

We are a company that has as its heart globally inspired modern products that are created with sustainability and integrity. We value and prioritize ethical and sustainable conduct in an effort to create products that symbolize social consciousness, the conservation of nature and the ecosystem of the Himalayas. Kalpvriksh works with its partner NGO, in the upper Himalayas to harvest natural fibre that grows freely in the watershed and reserve forest areas where communities have held the rights to forest resources since centuries.
Nettle & Hemp
We work with our partner NGO, to harvest natural fiber from the forests in the watershed and reserve forest areas of the upper Himalayas. We ensure seed maturity and also do an immense amount of seed sowing (using the spreading method) in the open forest, including from where we harvest the fibre. In the last four years, we have covered approximately 40 Hectares of sowing of Girardinia heterphylla, the Himalayan Nettle, in the Chamoli, Garhwal.
The strong lustrous Nettle fabric is an unusual textile that is derived from the nettle plant that grows freely in the marshy, shaded stretches of watershed and reserve forest areas. The nettle plant has been used traditionally as foder for livestock, to make tea and a plant dye.
The fabric is made from the fibres within the stalks of the plant, not the silky barbs on the outer surface.
Some notable properties of nettle fabric:
Despite its armored exterior, the fibers inside are surprisingly ideal for textile production.
Fibers are pliable and a good length to be spun into yarn.
The final woven fabric is similar to linen but much stronger (the strength even increases when wet) and a bit stiffer.
It blends nicely with other fibers, which can help to add softness and increase longevity when needed.
In terms of sustainability, using the nettles in textiles is highly ideal.
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