Welcome to Sankara!
To find current hours, contact information, etc., please click on the picture to the left for Belper and the right for Bothell. Tour details for Autumn 2023 will be posted soon! While we are are always pleased to see you in our shops, we are happy to provide you with online shopping options at both locations, click & collect at both locations, and local delivery in Belper. We hope to see you soon!
Covid in India – How to Help
While we reopen in the US and the UK, the situation on the ground in India and Nepal is growing increasingly dire. Between the rapidly spreading virus, the lockdowns, the overflowing hospitals, and the lack of financial security; a growing community of people across...
Welcome to Sankara Imports
Sankara Imports is an ethically traded shop full of treasures from India, Nepal, and Turkey. Every piece in the shop was selected by Katey and Francesca who work directly with the artisans. Through their work with the artisans, Sankara is able to bring you beautiful, unique pieces at affordable prices that you can feel good in and about! Sankara also works with a variety of charities in India and Nepal with at least 5% of each purchase being donated to bring about positive change.
Sankara Imports believes that social impact and understanding can be made through the exchange of ideas and art. You can learn more about us here. Or you can find out more about our artists here. You can also find out more about our charitable partners here.
Charity of the Month
MESH is an Indian organization practicing Fair Trade with disabled and leprosy affected crafts artisans, for their rehabilitation.
Irfan’s sisters have been basket weaving as long as they can remember. They have always made them to use around the house – as water jug lids, vegetable storage, or to keep chapatis warm at the table. They are thrilled to sell their baskets in our shop as it provides extra income to send their children to school and to be a bit more financially independent.
Sarahenna is back in the shop!
Click here to book your appointment with our favorite henna artist, Sarah! She’s back in the shop for private appointments starting March 1st in our Bothell, WA shop. Her calendar is filling up fast, so don’t wait too long to get in her calendar!
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