These tool kits are hand-cut and made from discarded tyre tubes. These toolkits can be used for multiple types of tools and use cases like pens, hand tools of appropriate thicknesses. The kit can be rolled up and secured with an elastic that makes it easy to be carried around. The tyre tubes have a long life span and durability. These measure 24 cm X 17 cm in size.
The slots are of varies length to accommodate different thickness of tools.
|Materials||Upcycled discarded tyre tube
A wooden bead from waste wood
Discarded elastics from large scale factories
|Process||Hand-cleaned tyre tubes using soap and coconut oil
Lathe turned wooden bead from waste wood.
* Please note that the tyre tube textures may vary based on available raw materials.
A playful and shape shifter catch-all bowl handmade from upcycled tyre tubes and recycled felt. These can be used to carry a variety of dry items around the house. They are of flexible nature so one can carry this along as a bowl to feed a stray dog or a cat. Also, these are reversible and can be used for water for the strays.
|Materials||Upcycled tyre tube
Metallic screw buttons
|Process||Waste and discarded tyre tubes are cut to required shapes and cleaned
Once cleaned a choice of recycled felt is stuck
For final finishing, the tube is cut to shape and size with holes for screws
** Please note that the tyre tube textures and thickness may vary based on available tyre tubes.
This is an earphone holder or organizer to ease the tangle of your earphones. These are made from an old tyre tube by upcycling and repurposing the tube part of it.
Unlike many other designs one does not need to carry a box or a piece around separately. This organiser can be left on the earphones while in use or not.
Find a tutorial video at the link here.
|Materials||Discarded tyre tube|
|Process||Hand-cleaned tyre tubes die punched to needed shapes|
A simple and upcycled rakhi designed and developed by our artisan Mala. These are made using leftover recycled felt from our production, leftover beads from a friend's production unit at Channapatna and cotton threads dyed with organic turmeric and madder red.
Limited stock is available for order. If you are looking to send a package to your brother with the Rakhi reach out to us at +91 96321 25143 via whats app.
Beautiful floral pattern postcards, a set of 5, made out of upcycled newspaper and discarded cardboards from printing presses. Block printing is a hand made the process of printing, which is energy-efficient and eco-friendly.
The art of re-using newspapers through the technique of traditional block printing of India. Block printing is one of the oldest forms of handcrafted printing. The process uses human energy extensively as a form of renewable energy source, which makes it energy efficient. And the use of Eco-friendly inks adds to the concept of a sustainable product line. These are 2 and 3 colour prints in a variety of designs. The postcard is 13.8 X 9.4 cm
An upcycled tyre tube and recycled felt wallet for women is designed to fit multiple items like payment cards, cash and also a mobile phone. These wallets are handmade out of tyre tubes and recycled felt.
|Materials||Upcycled tyre tubes
Metallic buttons fixtures
|Process||These are made using hand-cleaned and hand-cut tyre tube by attaching recycled felt for a clean outcome for a cardholder, which protects and keeps the cards clean.
100% handmade product using discarded and recycled materials
** Please note that the textures and thickness of the tyre tubes may vary based on available tyre tubes used as raw materials.
** Customised felt colour and screen printed branding is possible on no above 50