Meet Our Artisans

PRESERVING HERITAGE, CELEBRATING CRAFTSMANSHIP

MEET SOME OF THE WONDERFUL HUMANS BEHIND OUR PRODUCTS

"Through these weaves my story unfolds,
In my heritage this legacy lies,
By these hands, I am made."

My Name Is Nelly

Shop Some Of Nelly's Craft

These bags and clutches are handwoven out of cargo strips, by indigenous women of the Kenyah and Penan tribes in Sarawak, Borneo.
We named this collection the Nelly collection in admiration for Nelly, one of the first weavers we met. 

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Stella Handbag with Leather Handles-Bag-Earth Heir
Stella Handbag with Leather Handles-Bag-Earth Heir
Stella Handbag with Leather Handles
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from RM449.00
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Stella Mini Handbag with Leather Handles-Bag-Earth Heir
Stella Mini Handbag with Leather Handles-Bag-Earth Heir
Stella Mini Handbag with Leather Handles
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from RM399.00
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Nelly Tote Bag-Bag-Earth Heir
Nelly Tote Bag-Bag-Earth Heir
Nelly Tote Bag
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RM144.00
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Stella Mini Handbag-Bag-Earth Heir
Stella Mini Handbag-Bag-Earth Heir
Stella Mini Handbag
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from RM288.00 Regular price RM360.00
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Diana Chevron Bag - Fuschia-Bag-Earth Heir
Diana Chevron Bag - Fuschia-Bag-Earth Heir
Diana Chevron Bag - Fuschia
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from RM290.00

THE MAN WITH THE BEAMING SMILE

Read His Story

A STORY OF UNSTOPPABLE DEDICATION

Uncle Ng, as he is fondly known, is aged 62 and has 3 children. He is a self-taught artisan who learned to weave using books and magazines, and has been making bamboo rattan crafts for the last 30 years.

Uncle Ng is one of the finest rattan weavers in Peninsular Malaysia. His skills have been helping to support his family even though he has been unable to walk due to childhood polio since the age of 3. Earth Heir has been working with Uncle Ng for more than five years and we are privileged to work with artisans like Uncle Ng.

MADE51 is a global brand of artisanal products, crafted by refugees, brought to life by UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency.

As an official MADE51 partner, Earth Heir collaborates directly with refugee artisans to develop and produce a unique line within the MADE51 jewellery collection. This jewellery collection is produced by refugee artisans from Syria, Afghanistan, Iran and Myanmar living in Malaysia. Together, we can introduce new, authentic products and techniques to the marketplace, while giving refugees the opportunity to earn income, strengthen their resilience and restore their sense of self-determination.

Each MADE51 product is a tangible symbol of hope - offering refugees a chance to earn an income, preserve their culture and contribute to their host communities.

To see the whole collection, visit www.made51.org.

Refugee Artisans: We Are Human by EARTH HEIR

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Daun Nuusum Gold-Plated Necklace-Jewellery-Earth Heir
Daun Nuusum Gold-Plated Necklace-Jewellery-Earth Heir
Daun Nuusum Gold-Plated Necklace
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from RM259.00
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Amour Nuusum Statement Earrings-Jewellery-Earth Heir
Amour Nuusum Statement Earrings-Jewellery-Earth Heir
Amour Nuusum Statement Earrings
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from RM209.00
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Daun Nuusum Statement Earrings-Jewellery-Earth Heir
Daun Nuusum Statement Earrings-Jewellery-Earth Heir
Daun Nuusum Statement Earrings
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from RM209.00
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Daun Nuusum Dainty Earrings-Jewellery-Earth Heir
Daun Nuusum Dainty Earrings-Jewellery-Earth Heir
Daun Nuusum Dainty Earrings
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from RM179.00
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Amour Nuusum Cuff-Jewellery-Earth Heir
Amour Nuusum Cuff
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from RM259.00

GET TO KNOW: THE MAH MERI TRIBE

VIEW MAH MERI PRODUCTS

From Harvest To Handmade

"THERE IS DEMAND, BUT THE SUPPLY IS GETTING LESS AND LESS. IT'S THE WORKERS, THE WEAVERS, THEY ARE A DYING BREED" - KAK JAH, TERENGGANU, MALAYSIA

We hope that through our work, and collaborations with organisations like the National Craft Institute in Malaysia (Institut Kraf Negara), younger folk would be keen in these art forms. 

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Earth Heir T-shirt-Apparel-Earth Heir
Earth Heir T-shirt-Apparel-Earth Heir
Earth Heir T-shirt
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RM55.00
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Handpainted Batik Bimba Scarf-Scarf-Earth Heir
Handpainted Batik Bimba Scarf-Scarf-Earth Heir
Handpainted Batik Bimba Scarf
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from RM420.00
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Bamboo Chevron Silk Scarf - Aqua-Scarf-Earth Heir
Bamboo Chevron Silk Scarf - Aqua-Scarf-Earth Heir
Bamboo Chevron Silk Scarf - Aqua
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RM250.00
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Murud Hat-Hat-Earth Heir
Murud Hat
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RM215.00
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Bamboo Chevron Silk Scarf - Marigold-Scarf-Earth Heir
Bamboo Chevron Silk Scarf - Marigold-Scarf-Earth Heir
Bamboo Chevron Silk Scarf - Marigold
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RM250.00