Planet Handcrafted, an innovative e-commerce platform, is proud to announce its official launch. With a steadfast commitment to preserving endangered artforms, supporting generational indigenous artisans, promoting sustainable production and providing exceptional customer service, Planet Handcrafted is poised to redefine the landscape of discovering and shopping for fine, authentic handcrafted products for consumers with fine tastes and a penchant for refinement.
Founded by Anirban Ghosh, a passionate advocate for indigenous arts and crafts, Planet Handcrafted aims to bridge the gap between global consumers and talented artisans who create exquisite, authentic, and indigenous handcrafted products. The platform serves as a virtual marketplace, offering a wide assortment of the highest quality handcrafted products sourced directly from artisans. Expressing excitement about the venture, Anirban said “Our goal is to empower indigenous, generational artisans with a tech-powered platform that curates authentic, heritage artforms and makes them available to discerning consumers globally. Through this we hope to protect these endangered arts and generate significant income and employment at the grassroots of the economy and bridge the digital divide that the practitioners of these artforms often find themselves struggling to traverse. We know that through our commitment to sustainability, high quality, authentic handcrafted products, great customer service, and the well-being of the artisan communities, we can make a significant impact in the world.”
At Planet Handcrafted, the preservation of endangered artforms and our rich human heritage is at the core of the company’s mission. By connecting master artisans who specialize in traditional crafts and a world of connoisseurs, the platform ensures that these artforms continue to thrive and contribute to cultural heritage preservation. Every purchase made on Planet Handcrafted directly supports the livelihoods of these generational artisans, empowering them to sustain their craft and pass it down to future generations.
Recognizing the urgent need for environmentally responsible practices, Planet Handcrafted is committed to sustainability in every aspect of its operations. With sourcing products from sustainable suppliers and promoting eco-friendly packaging and shipping practices, the company strives to minimize its environmental impact. By choosing Planet Handcrafted, customers with discerning tastes can indulge in refinement and elegance while contributing to a fairer, more inclusive and sustainable planet.
Planet Handcrafted places great emphasis on delivering exceptional customer service. The platform offers an attractive and easy-to-use interface, providing a seamless shopping experience. Detailed product information is available for every product, enabling customers to make well-informed choices. With a focus on user-friendly navigation and intuitive browsing, Planet Handcrafted ensures that customers can effortlessly explore a curated collection of timeless heritage items and find exquisite pieces that align with their individual preferences. To prioritize customer convenience and security, Planet Handcrafted offers safe and secure payments via a multi-modal payment gateway. Customers can choose from a variety of payment options to complete their transactions, ensuring a hassle-free and trusted payment process. What’s more is that the platform is accessible to international customers wherever they may be, and any item that they order on the platform is shipped to their location through a network of reliable shipping partners.
The wide assortment of handcrafted products available at Planet Handcrafted caters to individuals with a penchant for refinement and a connoisseur’s eye. Each item represents the pinnacle of craftsmanship and promises to become a cherished heirloom. From the finest hand-knotted silk carpets from Kashmir to a range of woolen, cotton and jute carpets, to exquisite marble carvings, intricate inlay and onlay work, tribal and folk paintings, exotic wall hanging masks and brass figurines crafted using ancient techniques dating back to the Indus Valley civilization, customers with fine tastes can find exquisite pieces that embody elegance and timeless beauty.
Planet Handcrafted invites art afficionados, artisans, and supporters of traditional arts from across the globe to explore their platform and join in their mission to preserve these artforms that are an integral part of our common human heritage and protect them from extinction.