Despite the pandemic’s devastating impact on business, foreign orders have begun to trickle in ahead of Christmas, giving the dying craft a lifeline.
Hundreds of victims have forged a unique path for themselves through ‘A Gift Story’ – an online portal where their personal stories are packaged through gifted accessories and exquisite craftsmanship.
Delicate sheer shawls have been made in the region of Orenburg, southwest Russia, for centuries.
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