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The name Alva is inspired by the noble one.

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At House of Alva, we celebrate artisans who lovingly craft timeless scarves for you. Each scarf is designed by our finest artisans of rare art forms.

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Each piece tells a story of celebration of a unique and rare artistry like hand block printing, hand made kantha embroidery, weaving, and screen printing.

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By collaborating with us, the artisans and their communities have found patronage with buyers who seek exquisite and luxurious handmade scarves.

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We are honored to offer you an ensemble of the finest handmade and handcrafted scarves, brought to life for our modern day buyers at attainable prices.

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H AND M AD E S I L K K ANT H A S C AR V E S


" Reversible Kanthas scarves are made with block printed, hand painted woven and printed silk sarees from across India

Each scarf is a work of art created using different panels of the sari

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No two scarves are alike a truly unique scarf


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Each scarf is handmade by women artisans of The Sewing Project (non-profit society for women)

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Each scarf is a labor of love & takes nearly 15 days to craft


H AND B L O C K P R I NT E D S C AR V E S


Each scarf is hand block printed by 4th generation master block printers from Bagru, Rajasthan


We use vegetable dyes & non-toxic pigments to craft our resplendent silk-cotton scarves


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Diamond Tile Scarf in Copper

Two Worlds in Plenty of Color

Flower Petal Scarf in Henna

Two Worlds in Grayscale

Diamond Tile Scarf in Bronze

Egyptian Scarf


H AND S C R E E N P R I NT E D SILK SCAR VES


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Our hand screen printed silk scarves are crafted by artisans from Jaipur, Rajasthan

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We use non-toxic dyes to hand-screen print our scarves


LUXURIOUS CASHMERE & W O O L S C AR V E S


Cashmere Vintage Globe Scarf

Cashmere Floral World Map Scarf

Cashmere Nautical World Scarf


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Lilac Pastel Silk Wool Scarf

Checks in Azure Wool Scarf

Pretty in Pink Silk Wool Scarf

Checks in White Wool Scarf

Sky in Blue Silk Wool Scarf

Checks in Orchid Wool Scarf


LUXURIOUS PASHMINA SCARVES


Woven Pashmina scarves are lovingly crafted by small-scale weavers from Kashmir, India


" We are committed to investing in the economic well-being and financial future of our artisans.

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We partner with The Sewing Project, our sister non-profit to craft our silk Kantha scarves. Through our partnership, we provide women Livelihood trainings and opportunities, Financial Literacy and Menstrual Health and Hygiene trainings.

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We partner with 4th generation block printing artisans in Bagru, Rajasthan to support the traditional art of hand-block printing to craft our silk-cotton scarves. As a commitment to our artisans and their traditional craft, we provide our artisans fair wages, and use vegetable dyes and non-toxic dyes to make our scarves.

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We work directly with weaving communities in Amritsar, Punjab and hand screen printers in Jaipur, Rajasthan to create resplendent scarves and sustain small-scale enterprises.

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By collaborating with us, diverse artisans find access to global markets and an opportunity to showcase their immense talent.

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Our scarves are not just must-have pieces in every fashionista's wardrobe, they are heirloom pieces for the next generation of fashion divas. Our high quality pieces will last a lifetime, so morph them into any type of scarf you want - a head scarf, a neck scarf or even a beach scarf.

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Be the trend - don't just follow it.


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FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE VISIT

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House of Alva Lookbook 2014  

House Of Alva - Scarves with a Story

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