Manju from Achrol, Rajasthan is a young weaver who is 30 years old and has been weaving rugs from past 11 years. A mother of three boys, she learned weaving from her own mother. However, she wasn’t inspired to do so until she saw her neighbor earn money for herself and now she hopes to not only help her family but is motivated to design and knot more Artisan Original rugs.
Suryast Ki ShantiVery quiet and peaceful, Manju reflected her inner self through her design, Suryast Ki Shanti or the sunset’s serenity. She weaved quiet and peaceful shades of orange and navy blue that she adores during her free time in the village. “I enjoy watching sunset, it assures me that a beautiful day is now to begin,” she says in a deep voice with a beautiful smile.