From Hand to Heart: Thao Nguyen

We would like to introduce our partners on our journey. Let us start with Thảo Nguyên and her wonderful hand embroidered accessories.

Introducing  Thảo Nguyên with hand embroidered purses and hair accessories

Ten years ago, founder Thảo Nguyên (right in the picture) turned her passion for hand embroidery from a hobby into a career. Her background in chemistry and especially architecture helped to create intricate designs full of harmony and depth, while at the same time retaining optimal functionality.

Hand embroidered purse

Her strength lies in modern, especially floral embroidery, applied on handmade hair accessories and purses. Under her skilled hands it takes three full days to complete a hand embroidered purse. Twelve distinct colours are used to create visual depth and inspire our senses with its aesthetic.

Hand embroidered hair accessories

She also organizes workshop events to pass on her knowledge and experience.

Hand embroidery workshop

Handmade, hand embroidered, floral purses and headbands coming soon to Austria - at Avanova/RealiTea, Schallmooser Hauptstraße 21, Salzburg!

Different floral designs

Form follows function, applied to a hand embroidered purse

Hand embroidered purse in mint with floral design

In our series of articles "From Hand to Heart" we would like to introduce not only ourselves with our little tea house and concept store in Salzburg, but also our partners in Vietnam, Italy and Austria. Because we believe that hand- and heartmade products are worth to be seen and recognized for their quality, value and sustainability.

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