Madurkathi Coasters (Set of 6) (red)
250.00 ( Including Delivery )
Only 1 left in stock
Amar Kutir Society for Rural Development, based in Santiniketan, district Bolpur is
committed to encourage the local craftsmen and upgrade their skills by organizing
various training activities. Following the vision of World Poet Rabindranath Tagore,
Amar Kutir focuses on developing the skills of craftsmen, promote self-help groups and
provide employment to the rural community.
The Bengal Store, in association with Amar Kutir, has brought to you a range of
products handcrafted with love. The Bengal Store is the only online store where Amar
Kutir products are available for worldwide delivery.
Originated from the Medinipur district, madurkathi or madur is a long standing tradition
of weaving a specific reed named ‘madur kottir’. Is has been an important part of the
rural economy in Bengal and are predominantly woven by Mahishya weavers. Although
the word ‘madur’ has become synonymous with ‘floor mats’ in Bengal, it designates
anything made out of weaving the reed. Madurkathi mats are sweat-absorbing and
non-conductive making it an absolute favourite.
Coasters are used to rest drinks upon. It protects the table or the surface from directly
absorbing the temperature of the glass or the cup. It can also be used to cover the glass
or cup, protecting the drink from contamination. Or, to give others an indication that the
drink has not been finished.
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