Say "welcome home" with this cozy handmade gift basket. Each item in our Housewarming Gift Basket provides employment, a fair wage, and social benefits to disadvantaged artisans in India and Ghana.
- Two Recycled Metal Golden Festival Lanterns (India)
- Handwoven Recycled Cotton Rethread Throw (India)
- Bolga Elephant Grass Basket (Ghana)
Two Recycled Metal Golden Festival Lanterns (sm: 5"h x 4"dia; med: 7"h x 4"dia) are created from partially recycled iron, die cut by hand with intricate patterns revealing warm light glowing through. Pair with a votive candle or LED tea light (not included). Your purchase provides fair trade employment to hundreds of artisans in and around Delhi, with the goal of fighting exploitation, poverty, and social injustice. Learn more about Tara Projects.
Handwoven Recycled Cotton Rethread Throw (60"l x 50"w) is made from recycled clothing, which is separated and spun by hand into new threads. The threads are then overdyed in blue and re-woven on jacquard looms to create this soft, lightweight throw. Varied woven patterns throughout; knotted fringe ends. Machine wash. Learn more about Asha Handicrafts.
Bolga Elephant Grass Basket (8"h x 11"dia) is a functional work of art all on its own, handwoven from double-twisted elephant grass. Your purchase helps some of Ghana's poorest residents fight poverty by augmenting their modest farming income and creating ways to export their handcrafts. Learn more about TradeAID Integrated.