Our partners, who employ the artisans making our home goods from Bali, Cambodia and India, are addressing poverty through fair trade while at the same time, keeping cultural art alive. Making these products in an empowering and sustainable way offers dignified work to at-risk women including those who have been trafficked, are HIV+, previously homeless or in oppressive situations. This allows them to earn a living that provides them healthcare, education and basic human needs to which everyone should have access.
Handmade by Mayan women with pine needles bound together in an intricate design executed in raffia. It's both practical and beautiful.
Size: 10" x 8" wide top opening; 6 3/4" x 4 1/2" wide at base; 3 1/4"H
Handmade by Mayan women and perfect for tortillas, snacks or treasures you want to keep covered. The soft green of the native grass will mellow with time into a golden color.
Size: 8"W x 2 1/2"H
Rural artisans in western Kenya hand carve soft soapstone to create this bright blue heart, which is then brightened by a colorful dyed and etched finish by artisans in Nairobi.
Colorful and charming handcrafted bird stakes from Kenya. Set a few stakes in your houseplants or in your patio garden to keep watch over your plants. No two birds are exactly alike. A great gift for green thumbs and bird lovers alike. Assorted colors. Because this is a handcrafted item, each will vary.
Size: 28"L stake, 3.5"L bird
Hand carved from olive wood in Kenya, featuring inlaid bone. Carving is a tradition in Kenya and an integral part of the Jedando Modern Handicrafts' function is to educate the craftspeople on the need for reforestation to enable the products to be available for years to come and offer a sustainable income for generations.
Olive wood salad serving set handmade in Kenya and decorated with inlaid batik bone handles. Carving is a tradition in Kenya and an integral part of the Jedando Modern Handicrafts' function is to educate the craftspeople on the need for reforestation to enable the products to be available for years to come and offer a sustainable income for generations.
Hand carved from beautiful palm wood and inlaid with capiz shells, these salad servers make a terrific bridal shower, wedding or hostess gift. They are made of palm wood from old trees that have been retired from palm oil groves. After a certain age the trees can no longer be used for food production and must be thinned so new trees can be planted. Made in village workshops in Bali and Java. Hand wash only.
Size: 2.75" x 14" x 1.5"
Hand carved in Bali from beautiful retired palm wood trees and inlaid with capiz shells from discarded oysters, these salad servers are not only beautiful but recycled. Makes a perfect bridal shower, wedding or hostess gift! Hand wash only.
Size: 2.75" x 14" x 1.5"
Bali artisans scrape the inside of capiz shells (oysters) that are usually discarded to create the small disks used to make these beautiful wind chimes. This two-tiered wind chime will brighten any patio or outside area!
Size: 4"W x 4"D x 15"T
Our fancy heart wine bottle cork is comes from a great fair trade brass casting company in Cape Town, South Africa. Cast from zinc and electroplated with an antique brass finish. Meticulously checked by many hands, each cork makes a wonderful gift for wine enthusiasts.
Size: 1.25"L, 1"W, 2.5"T
This two-piece tea light holder handcrafted in remote areas of rural India and made from sustainably harvested mango wood and sheesham. The dynamic balance of the yin yang symbol is elegantly expressed in the dual tone wood pairing and refreshing floral carving.
Size: 6.5" x 6.5" x 7/8"