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LUXURIOUS WOMENS FASHION WITH HANDMADE INDIAN BEAD EMBROIDERY
MADE FAIRLY & OF SUSTAINABLE HIGH QUALITY MATERIALS

KEY FACTS

THE CORE

MANAKAA PROJECT offers 
unique pieces – silk blouses, dresses, scarves, cashmere jumpers, sweatshirts, trousers and jackets - with complex graphic embroidery made of Japanese glass beads using finest sustainable materials. 

SUSTAINABLE MATERIALS & FAIR WORKING CONDITIONS

THE FOUNDERS

Stefanie and Valerie came into contact with the art of Indian glass bead embroidery through a social project. Back in Berlin, the idea came up to translate this traditional embroidery method into modern, coded patterns. Manakaa means “bead or pearl” in Hindi. The appropriate title for a project whose concern is not only the product itself, but also the appreciation of the embroiderers and the fair use of resources.
After spending a few years sourcing fairly produced materials, searching for reliable partners, creating the designs, MANAKAA PROJECT was finally launched in 2019. 

THE PRODUCTS