Brass Pocket Compass
Handcrafted by artisans working with our fair trade partner, Noah's Ark International Exports, where makers learn the skills to start their own independent business.
Materials: Antique brass, glass
Care: Wipe clean with a damp cloth.
Dimensions: approximately 1.4"D x .5"H
About the makers:
Noah's Ark International Exports is a fair trade handicraft marketing organization in Moradabad, India. Noah's Ark provides benefits such as education and medical treatment for artisans and their families. As artisan businesses become more self-sufficient, Noah's Ark takes on new families. Since the company's inception, about 20 artisan workshops have become independent.
Noah's Ark started in 1986, in one room of a family house in Moradabad. Businessman Samuel Masih observed that exporters and middlemen were taking advantage of handicraft artisans. He started Noah's Ark to promote these artisans and their crafts.
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