Rubia Products for Sale
Rubia now offers on-line sales.
These deep blue scarves are inspired by a centuries old practices of dying indigo (gala). Each one is a new take on this local Malian tradition. There are three styles: two-tone design (pictured here), bogolan stripe and navy stripe. The scarf is 15.5 inches wide and 76 inches long, with 1.5 additional inches of fringe at either end. Total length including fringe is 79 inches.
This sage-colored scarf with a forest green stripe down its center can be worn in a variety of styles, as either a scarf or a wrap-around shawl.
These white cotton scarfs are decorated in green gray Malian symbols.
These deep blue scarves are inspired by a centuries old practice of dying indigo (gala). Each one is a new take on this local Malian tradition. There are three styles: bogolan symbols, two-tone design and navy stripe. The scarf is 15.5 inches wide and 76 inches long, with 1.5 additional inches of fringe at either end. Total length including fringe is 79 inches.
Rubia transformed these ottomans into showcases of traditional bogolan. These ottomans are approximately two feet square. Made of solid wood and sturdy fabric, they will stand up to years of enjoyment.
These scarfs and shawls are made of 100% Helvetica-certified organic cotton. Each of them is hand-dyed by a young Malian artisan at Ndomo workshop in Segou. Your purchase supports their livelihoods and the preservation of Mali’s rich textile heritage.
Hand-wash in cold water and line dry.
BOGOLAN PILLOWS ($65)
Bogolan cushion covers custom-made in two shapes, rectangular (12"x20") and square (16"x16") . Choose from a classic black bogolan accented with white pompoms or white crocodile pattern accented in black fringe with pompoms. Each piece is unique: patterns may vary slightly.)
Poppy pillow celebrating Rubia’santi- poppy growingtheme ‘Sew Don’t Grow’.
Black cotton fabric hand embroidered with plant dyed silk threads. Artisan’s signature stitched on the back.
In two sizes:
Square : 16 in. x 16 in.; Rectangle12 in. x 20 in.
Pillow insert not included.
Square or Rectangular
Perfect for change or jewelry, this petite pouch is made from embroidered remnants. Fully lined with two drawstrings. Size 5” x 4”.
Lovely sachets, embroidered in Afghanistan with a variety of motifs in an array of colors. Filled with organic lavender and backed with bridal silk, satin and taffeta. Designs and colors vary. Let us chose for you. Size 4” x 4 “.
Buy Rubia’s exquisite hand-embroidered accessories and home furnishings at the following locations:
In the United States:
Firefly Moon 1764 Mass. Avenue,
Lexington, MA: featuring local, regional, and global items from independent crafters. www.fireflymoon.com
Muse’s Window, 44 Main Street, Concord, MA: beautifully crafted and out-of-the ordinary jewelry, women's clothing and accessories.https://www.facebook.com/Museswindow/
Mariposa Museum and World Cultural Center, 26 Main Street, Peterborough, New Hampshire 03458 Tel: 603.924.4555 http://mariposamuseum.org/
Serendipity Boutique 24 Water St., Exeter, NH 03833
Bonafide Green Goods, 35 South Main Street, Concord, NH 03304
Wales Copy Center, 810 Mass Ave., Lexington, MA