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Karma Living

At Karma Living we are committed to bringing you the latest looks and
trends in home fashion. We have chosen to make work and travel part of our lives.

Each of our creations and collections reflects our mission to feature beauty and 
support hand work worldwide.

We are dedicated to engaging the talents of crafters adapting to
our environment needs as well as preserving tradition and
culture in the different corners of the world.

Exchanging ideas and cultures, building bridges and doing business —
is how we have chosen to spend our lives.

We invite you to join this celebration through our products and
their functionality and beauty.

Help share our creative vision by bringing our products to
your corner of the world.

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Leo Kraidelman

No one knows better how texture unites cultures than Leo Kraidelman, founder of Karma Living. The company, based on the East Coast has made a name for itself by using contemporary applications of time-tested techniques and fabrics to keep traditional handicrafts alive around the globe. While Karma Living honors the tradition of handicrafts, the company, under Leo’s direction, designs, develops, produces and distributes products instead of serving just as an importer. “We go to places where beautiful things are made”.

Leo is a native of Uruguay, who began exploring the world and sourcing handicrafts in 1975. “While the entire planet provides inspiration, we routinely draw from countries with strong handicraft traditions such as India, Peru, Mexico and West Africa..” Leo identifies relationships as the basis of Karma Living. “We’ve specialized in textiles since the mid ‘90s, so we offer a wide variety of textures which result directly from the diversity of yarns as well as the weaving and knitting techniques that we use on each collection,” says Kraidelman. His company works with textiles as varied as a blend of sheep and llama wool from South America, hand-stitched silk from Calcutta, and vintage mudcloth from West Africa. Textiles are a second skin for every human being,” says Kraidelman. “It’s what they use to cover, protect, what they use to connect with each other.” “Our artisans are our role models and guides. As we develop products that support what they do, the artisans produce even more exceptional work.” “With every purchase , our customers help keep beauty and tradition alive.”

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