Finally we have two new Howdah baskets in stock in the Chiang Mai shop, one large and one medium! Since the success of this basket at our ‘Bending the Rules’ exhibition at La Luna in 2010 we’ve had trouble keeping up with demand. The Howdah basket is the brainchild of […]
The latest additions to the Check Canvas and Leather bag collection have just arrived in the Chiang Mai shop in lovely shades of plum, black, burgundy, ivory and indigo. Perfect for a fresh autumn look!
During the rainy season many of the roads that wind through the mountains of Sop Moei district become near impassable. Heavy rains and flash floods uproot trees and turn the soil into thick red mud. For us here at Sop Moei Arts it means fewer trips to the villages during the […]
The inspiration for our latest collection of cushions comes from the traditional Karen blanket. These blankets are an essential part of a Karen household and can be used as both blanket and hammock. They are traditionally striped in two colours and woven on narrow back-strap looms and joined with a […]
Looking for a shopping or book bag? This Eco-friendly bag is perfect to fold, zip up and slip into your handbag. Or why not give it away as a gift? The bag is made of cotton, with a band of hand-embroidered textile from a traditional Pwo Karen blouse. The seeds used […]
Sop Moei Arts photoshoot on location in Sweden, July 2012. This summer we felt inspired to mix and match vintage Sop Moei Arts pieces with some of our latest collection. Scandinavian blues and whites in the outdoors and neutral beiges/warm yellows in the living room and dining room. And with a dash […]
The wine holder is one of the earliest examples of innovation and adaptation in Sop Moei Arts baskets. Here is Kent’s story of how he came up with the idea that was to become one of our most successful models: “Many years ago a Pwo Karen man showed me a small, […]
Mix and match with our new collection of Swirl stitch table mats and coasters. Each mat is reversible and made of durable cotton, pre-shrunk and machine washable in a gentle cycle. Available in the Chiang Mai shop in all the colours of the rainbow.
Introducing our new Ocean Silk Scarf collection. These scarves are woven on a turquoise and golden beige warp, giving them a lovely two-tone sheen, especially when they catch the light. Perfect for both casual and formal wear. More colours coming to the Chiang Mai shop soon!
Due to popular demand we have launched a new, limited collection of our leather trim handbags. The new collection features a new fabric woven with 100% Kibiso silk. Inserted into this weft are colourful, uneven strands of silk spun in Nepal by women’s coopertives. This is called “sari silk” because it is […]
Join us for our annual exhibition and sale at Nichada Thani! Date: Friday 4 May – Saturday 5 May Time: 9.30 – 16.00 Location: At the Nichada Club Function Room by the lake and Villa Supermarket We will be bringing products from Chiang Mai that are not in our Bangkok shop, including a […]
New Lao Panel cushion covers in the Chiang Mai shop. This latest collection features both bright and muted colours in designs ranging from ethnic to abstract. Perfect for mixing and matching!