Our Story

"A Handcrafted Take on Contemporary Style"

Aksa (अक्स) means Soul in the Hindi Language

 

 

Welcome to Aksa Home Decor. We’re so glad you’ve discovered us and want to know more about us. Here at Aksa, you’ll find a number of handmade homeware / home decor accessories and jewellery items.

Taking inspiration from the rich and diverse culture of the Indian civilization that has enriched itself with the best of crafts and techniques over the centuries of its existence, we wish to provide you with exceptional quality products from our motherland, India. If you are looking for Indian handicrafts online in Australia, then you should browse through our collection to find unique artworks.

We are a 100% Australian owned family business run by a dynamic couple who believe in bringing a social change to the lives of marginalized communities by bringing people and cultures closer together through our collection. We believe that money and good intentions alone don't make a better world, it is when we look, listen, and learn the journey of our artisans that we can improve the conditions of that community. We make sustainable products that last and do not become victims of the ‘throwaway culture’. To enable this, we work with Fair Trade small business producers and artisans. 

You can feel good about supporting skilled artisans who can practise their heritage by bringing contemporary home decor products used in modern Australian homes. 

“Art is the truth delivered through the medium of beauty.” – Mahadevi Verma

India has a world of different cultures, beliefs, religions and languages within itself. Different states have varying styles of craftsmanship and techniques. Many art forms like Madhubani Painting, Tanjore Painting, Warli Art, Mughal Painting, Kalamkari, Gond Painting, Brass sculptures, Jaipur hand blocks are well-known and well-loved in western countries.

 

"I am like a drop of water on a rock. After drip, drip, dripping in the same place, I begin to leave a mark, and I leave my mark in many people's hearts." - Rigoberta Menchu Tum

 

With your help, we can provide dignity and confidence to many Indian artisans who weave magic and love to various consciously crafted items.  

 

Why choose Aksa? 
  • We are a family owned business, thus a small team which gives us freedom and flexibility to create one of a kind products which are sure to impress
  • Our roots are based in India, keeping us close to the artisans who create the products and keeping us humble & grounded to make a difference in their lives
  • All of our products are sourced via Fair Trade organisations, ensuring we give back to the communities where the founders grew, travelled, and took inspiration from.
  • We promote environmentally responsible (No greenwashing ever!), socially beneficial and economically viable practices for our artisans. 
  • We believe in bringing people and cultures closer together to celebrate our oneness despite differences in traditions, art forms and heritage.
  • Endorsed Fair Trader of Australia
  • Member of Fair Trade Association Australia and New Zealand and Fair Trader of Australia

Let's Join hands


As the Aboriginal elders of our great nation said - "Yaka Gana" (Don't do it alone / Together always), together we can create a better and kind world by addressing entrenched disadvantages faced by developing nations.