Gifts and Goods

FOR THE GREATER GOOD

Products are most beautiful when we know the background of where they come from.  They hold more value when there is deep purpose and meaning behind them, and have more character when they are crafted by hand.

When we are more intentional about what takes up space in our homes and our lives, we are more happy with what we have.  Rather than constantly searching for what's next, we can slowly savor in every stitch, bead, carve, and weave that pays homage to the centuries-old techniques passed down from generation to generation of indigenous cultures across the globe.

By Shopping Our Marketplace you...

LEAVE THE WORLD BETTER THAN WE FOUND IT
• BREAK THE CYCLE OF POVERTY
• DEVELOP OPPORTUNITIES FOR FAIR WAGES AND SUSTAINABLE EMPLOYMENT
• EMPOWER WOMEN WHO SHAPE THE FUTURE
• REDUCE THE ENVIRONMENTAL FOOTPRINT
• PRESERVE ANCIENT TRADITIONS AND TECHNIQUES
• BRING TRADITIONAL CRAFTSMANSHIP OF SMALL COMMUNITIES TO AN INTERNATIONAL STAGE
• COLLABORATE CROSS CULTURALLY WITH RESPECT
• EXPAND YOUR CIRCLE OF COMPASSION TO ALL PEOPLE
• CREATE A SPACE FOR HUMANS TO EXPRESS THEIR HUMANNESS
• PROMOTE TRANSPARENCY AND FAIRNESS REFUTE AMERICAN PERCEPTIONS OF DEVELOPING NATIONS

where else can a simple online purchase have so much power?

ALL HAND MADE GOODS ARE CERTIFIED FAIR TRADE