On the top of any pom pom lover's bucket list should be a trip to Peru. Colorful pom poms are everywhere - from the country's capital Lima, to the floating islands of Uros.
Especially during festivals, traditional costumes and hair ties are all embellished with pom poms. Saturated colors, rich textures and delicate detailing resonate with one another, like a symphony flowing over the streets, paying homage to the dazzling textile culture of Peru.
It is said that the colors of pom poms have symbolic meanings: A colorful pom pom indicates happiness, while a blue one signifies sadness.
Every quarter, Bloom & Give seeks out worthy project and partners throughout India, and support them with 10% of the sales of their handcrafted textiles. Each of these programs targets a specific obstacle that prevents girls from going to school.
The indigenous culture of the Americas still has its DNA preserved in today's handicrafts, which, from raw materials to artisanal craftsmanship, shine with splendid ancient origins dating back to the pre-Hispanic era.