The ecological impact of our consumption habits has become one of the most significant concerns of contemporary times.
At Moon Ray, we are determined that the idea that someone or something could be rendered useless is fundamentally violent and a lost occasion to discover limitless opportunities. Inspired by handcraft's zero-carbon footprint nature, we are strong advocators of sustainable innovations, development, and responsible materials to reduce global toxic waste.Read More
Our first collection includes jeans that are created from organic cotton and plant dyes, many of our fine fabrics have been hand spun, hand woven and processed with indigo dyes with reduced water consumption. Our crochet series is made from recycled threads and we have also included textile innovations using natural waste like orange peel to make soft breathable fabrics. We are strong advocates for creating designs that are timeless and products that are long-lasting and have been produced mindfully.
Conscious creation requires reflection
and taking time to listen, understand
and take responsibility for our choices.
The Chanakya Foundation A compelling need to implement holistic solutions for social, economic and environmental issues laid the foundation for Corporate Social Responsibility at Chanakya.The vision of The Chanakya Foundation focuses on cultural sustainability and overall development through education, skill development and women's empowerment while investing in the preservation of our heritage and promotion of the arts.
Our mission is to provide women from low-income communities with a high-quality education in hand embroidery.
The Chanakya School of Craft aims to create a platform of multi-dimensional learning focused on the arts and crafts, thereby providing equal opportunity to the often-ignored backbone of our community, women.
The Chanakya School of Craft At Chanakya School of Craft, traditional craftsmanship is reinterpreted in contemporary ways to acknowledge, respect, and protect our traditional cultural expressions’ social and environmental sustainability. The school offers a robust one-year program teaching the age-old skill of hand embroidery from master artisans.
The curriculum is divided into 2 semesters and culminates with an internship that provides experience in global luxury craft making. Proud to have taught over 400 women, the school hopes to meaningfully touch the lives of many more.