Tag: handmade

All About: Ochre Tamegroute

  The small dusty village of Tamegroute lies in Southern Morocco on the cusp of the Sahara Desert. We’ve always wanted to bring the famous rich green glazed pottery created there to ibbi, but it was only when we visited early this year that we discovered just how beautiful the ochre coloured pottery range is […]

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A Very Happy New Year!

We would like to say a very Happy New Year to you, our fantastic customers and supporters- for your continued encouragement and feedback. We appreciate it more than we can say. And our thanks and best wishes too, to all our amazing suppliers, for their creativity and inspiration. We have so much to look forward […]

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Loving- Charpoys

We recently posted a beautiful picture of vintage charpoys in the Indian sunshine on our Instagram page and received, amongst all our lovely comments, one which read  ‘wow- no idea what it is- but it’s beautiful!’.  Which got us all thinking that charpoys were undoubtedly one of our products that deserved further discussion! Charpoys are […]

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So What’s The Thing About Kantha?

  We’ve mentioned it once or twice before. But at ibbi we’re huge fans of kantha- stunning colourful throws and accessories made from layers of the softest vintage sari length, all hand stitched together with the prettiest ‘kantha’ running stitch. And it was fantastic- at the House & Garden Sprit of Christmas event in London […]

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10 Mins With: Emma Sadler and Georgie Rush, Co- Founders of Lālla London

Stories. Rug making has always been about stories- of culture, tradition, families and an ancient craft. Emma Sadler and Georgie Rush,  two friends with years of experience working with rugs  established Lālla London, the go-to rug emporium for the very finest hand crafted rugs in 2017. Their love of rugs and their passion for quality, […]

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