Global mindfulness - how we engage, consume, connect with our world - is a touchstone for Ibu. We take great care to collaborate with artisans who are using natural materials and techniques that honor and transform the gifts of the earth into handmade garments, jewelry, and home accessories. Working to offset the damaging impacts of “fast fashion,” Ibu intends for these beautiful creations to last and become a well-loved addition to your collection.
A decorative sewing technique using a needle for construction, Needlework includes textile crafts like embroidery, knitting, and crochet.
Natural dyes from local leaves, roots, and tiny insects have been used in DYEING techniques to provide sumptuous colors for thousands of years.
Creating and utilizing Beads―often made with locally-available materials such as shell, clay, and horn―is an ancient practice found the world over.
Weaving is the action of creating textiles through interlacing threads, and can be done on intricately-warped looms, or by braiding together distinct fibers by hand.