Give a handmade gift box. Each item our Beautiful in Blue Gift Box provides employment, a fair wage, and social benefits to disadvantaged artisans around the world.
- Abalone and Alpaca Silver Vine Cuff (Mexico)
- Recycled Sari Bag with Drawstring (India)
- Hand-painted Azure Silk Gogo Scarf (India)
- Amethyst Paper Keepsake Box (Nepal)
Abalone and Alpaca Silver Vine Cuff (1.25"w) features a nature-inspired design dotted with gleaming abalone shell. This handmade beauty is made by artisans in Taxco el Viejo, Mexico, famous for its silver mining. Your purchase ensures them freedom from exploitation, a fair wage, and enough income to keep their families together and their children in school. Learn more about UPA.
Recycled Sari Bag with Drawstring (6"l x 4.5"w) brings lively Indian style to a catchall cloth bag for travel or keepsakes. Your purchase builds the skills and income of poor and marginalized artisans around Calcutta, enhancing their access to markets and reviving at-risk traditional craft. Learn more about Sasha Craft Producers.
Hand-painted Azure Silk Gogo Scarf (71"l x 12"w) is made by diluting paint with salt to give a dreamy watercolor quality. Hand wash cold, line dry. Your purchase preserves traditional Indian handcrafts from Calcutta, ensuring skilled artisans can earn a living and get a fair price for their work. Learn more about MKS.
Amethyst Paper Keepsake Box (2 ½"h x 5"sq) with golden paisley motif features a string-and-button closure. Your purchase provides employment and fair wages for a worker-owned cooperative in Katmandu, where profits help support girls’ education, anti-trafficking, AIDS awareness, reforestation, and other social programs. Learn more about Get Paper.