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Set of Eight Rajasthani Sparkling Pocket Mirrors

$29.00

Price: $29.00

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During Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights, families gather to celebrate with lanterns, fireworks, and candles. In India's rural states, Diwali decorations often incorporate tiny slivers of mirror that cast glittering reflections. Perfect for stocking stuffers or party favors, these compact-size mirrors are crafted in that same sparkling spirit. Rajasthani women gather lac, a resin from trees, and mold it like clay into a disk shape. Before the lac hardens, beads and hand-cut mirrors are pressed into its surface.

Made in India. 2 1/2'' diameter.

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Set of Eight Rajasthani Sparkling Pocket Mirrors
 
4.0

(based on 11 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

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    (6)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

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82%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Attractive (9)
  • Easy to store (6)
  • Festive (6)
  • Unique (6)
  • Durable (5)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Gift (8)
    • Just for fun (4)
    • Parties (3)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Midrange shopper (7), Budget shopper (3)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    Great party favor

    My friends loved this as a favor at my BD party. I told them that at each place setting was a disk with an image of someone who was compassionate and wise and one of...Read complete review

    My friends loved this as a favor at my BD party. I told them that at each place setting was a disk with an image of someone who was compassionate and wise and one of my favorite teachers. They turned the disk over to see a mirror!

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    Pocket mirrors

    Very disappointed in the lack of quality in these mirrors. I would be embarrassed to give any of them to anyone I know. I was hopeful of a nice gift for friends & fam...Read complete review

    Very disappointed in the lack of quality in these mirrors. I would be embarrassed to give any of them to anyone I know. I was hopeful of a nice gift for friends & family, and that won't be possible.

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    5.0

    Rajasthani Sparkling Pocket Mirrors

    By metoo

    from New York

    About Me Budget shopper

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

    • Attractive
    • Classic
    • Festive
    • Really Like This

    Cons

    • I Have No Cons For This
    • No cons for me

    Best Uses

    • Gift

    Comments about Set of Eight Rajasthani Sparkling Pocket Mirrors:

    I brought this product to give for presents they are so unique and every one that i gave one to was very exicted.

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Great bargain; beautiful product

    By Miller

    from CT

    About Me Midrange shopper

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Attractive
    • Classic
    • Durable
    • Easy To Store
    • Festive
    • Unique

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Gift

      Comments about Set of Eight Rajasthani Sparkling Pocket Mirrors:

      This makes a wonderful and unusual gift and is great for myself too. Fits into any purse and is beautiful in and of itself.

       
      1.0

      rough handicraft

      By The Twin Fish

      from Hong Kong

      About Me Midrange shopper

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

        Cons

        • Poor Quality

        Best Uses

          Comments about Set of Eight Rajasthani Sparkling Pocket Mirrors:

          pretty design but very poor quality and craftsmanship

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          1.0

          Pocket mirrors

          By dp

          from Florida

          About Me Budget shopper

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Colorful
          • Handy Size

          Cons

          • Poor Quality

          Best Uses

            Comments about Set of Eight Rajasthani Sparkling Pocket Mirrors:

            Very disappointed in the lack of quality in these mirrors. I would be embarrassed to give any of them to anyone I know. I was hopeful of a nice gift for friends & family, and that won't be possible.

             
            5.0

            Magnificent Mirrors!

            By Diva

            from Washington, DC

            About Me High-end shopper

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Attractive
            • Beautiful Gift
            • Durable
            • Easy To Store
            • Festive
            • Fits Theme
            • Unique

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Decoration
              • Gift
              • Just For Fun
              • Parties
              • Perfect Fit For The Purse

              Comments about Set of Eight Rajasthani Sparkling Pocket Mirrors:

              I gave several of the mirrors away as gifts and the recipients loved them. The mirrors are beautiful and durable and they fit nicely into your purse.

               
              5.0

              They are as pretty as they are pictured

              By DRC

              from Harwood, Bowie

              About Me Budget shopper

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Attractive
              • Classic
              • Durable
              • Easy To Store
              • Festive
              • Fits Theme
              • Unique

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Decoration
                • Gift

                Comments about Set of Eight Rajasthani Sparkling Pocket Mirrors:

                I plan to give these to family and friends as gifts.

                 
                5.0

                EXCELLENT SET OF EIGHT POCKET MIRRORS

                By Pete Traveler

                from RI

                About Me Midrange shopper

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Attractive
                • Durable
                • Easy To Store
                • Fits Theme
                • Unique

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Gift

                  Comments about Set of Eight Rajasthani Sparkling Pocket Mirrors:

                  Myn wife wanted a set of mirrors so to have a sufficient set of colors to match her extensive wardrobe

                  (5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  4.0

                  Great party favor

                  By Francine

                  from San Rafael, CA

                  About Me Midrange shopper

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Attractive
                  • Easy To Store
                  • Festive
                  • Fits Theme

                  Cons

                  • One in 12 was defective

                  Best Uses

                  • Gift
                  • Just For Fun
                  • Parties

                  Comments about Set of Eight Rajasthani Sparkling Pocket Mirrors:

                  My friends loved this as a favor at my BD party. I told them that at each place setting was a disk with an image of someone who was compassionate and wise and one of my favorite teachers. They turned the disk over to see a mirror!

                   
                  4.0

                  a gift that reflects well

                  By Library Lotus

                  from San Antonio, TX

                  About Me Midrange shopper

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Attractive
                  • Durable
                  • Festive
                  • Handmade

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Gift
                    • Just For Fun
                    • Parties

                    Comments about Set of Eight Rajasthani Sparkling Pocket Mirrors:

                    I purchased these to give as part of a holiday gift. They would be great to give as favors to a wedding party. There are some variations in the craftsmanship, which is usually the case with handmade items, but they are all beautiful. Just the right size to throw in a purse or pocket. Definitely a great buy.

                     
                    4.0

                    Beautiful!

                    By Lilly in New England

                    from Weare, NH

                    About Me Midrange shopper

                    Verified Reviewer

                    Pros

                    • Attractive
                    • Easy To Store
                    • Unique

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Gift
                      • Stocking Stuffer

                      Comments about Set of Eight Rajasthani Sparkling Pocket Mirrors:

                      Everyone needs a pocket mirror and these are perfect. They aren't too big and easily tuck into one of the inside pockets of any of the purses I have. I will actually keep mine in a zippered pouch to protect the mirror. Who needs 7 years of bad luck! You get a set of eight and I split the order with a friend so we each get four of them. I am giving the others to my sisters and my mother. I make them a Christmas basket each year with unique little practical gifts they can use and this is no exception.

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