Barbara Nanshe vows to ethically source materials that have not harmed or exploited animals, people, the ocean and the forest communities.
Coral beads are dead dyed coral and were collected in early 2000. Coral is currently being phased out due to the fact that animals will re-colonise dead coral stands if left alone.
No Elephant ivory is used ever.
Bone and horn will only ever be second hand and vintage but are rarely used.
Nanshe does not use Leather.
Nanshe's wooden display furniture is all 100% recycled wood from old buildings and bridges or is second hand.
Packaging is recycled and utilises vintage material and paper as fill.