Custom Cool Launches Second Annual Rug Raffle to Benefit GoodWeave
June 21, 2012,
QUOGUE, N.Y.-Custom Cool, a member of GoodWeave's child-labor-free certification program, has launched its second annual rug raffle, featuring Custom Cool's Summer Ikat design, shown. All proceeds will benefit GoodWeave's programs to end child labor in the rug industry and provide educational opportunities to children in the weaving communities of Nepal, India and Afghanistan.
"Custom Cool is proud to work with GoodWeave to improve the lives of 'carpet kids'--transitioning them from loom to classroom and certifying every single one of our rugs to be child-labor-free," said Eliza Gatfield , Custom Cool's CEO and design director.
The 8-by-10 wool, nettle and silk rug Summer Ikat design is handknotted in Nepal and retails for more than $7,000.