By Moms, For Moms: Our Top Picks For Unique Mother's Day Gifts

20-Apr-22, Updated 5-Apr-23

Whether you call her Mother, Mom, Mum, or Mumsy, a handmade Mother's Day gift is a great way to celebrate all the incredible things that she does!

Here are some of our favorite handmade gifts from around the world for the moms in your life, each crafted by communities of global artisan moms.

Gifts for moms on the go

Wildflower Embroidered Tote

If Mom always has someplace to be, give a unique Mother's Day gift she can take with her! SERRV carries a wide variety of handmade totes, bags, woven baskets, and more to help her with all her favorite hobbies. If Mom likes to visit the farmers' market, a sustainable tote from India is the perfect choice! These beautiful and one-of-a-kind totes are hand embroidered by skilled artisan women of many faiths in Ahmedabad earning vital income for their work.

Is mom a traveler? Our handmade Packing Cubes are the perfect choice! Each is made from upcycled cotton saris, making her set truly one-of-a-kind. Fill the smallest one with treats like delicious Divine Chocolate for an extra special surprise! For the spontaneous mom, our travel-sized Kantha Makeup and Toiletries bags fit pencils, electronics, and other small necessities, while our Recycled Sari Totes make great reusable bags for the supermarket or book club. Plus, moms in East India earn fair wages crafting them!

Shana Embroidered Travel Collection

Kantha Pouches

For moms who like to spend their time in the garden, an eco-friendly recycled feedbag market or garden tote makes a unique and useful Mother's Day gift! Each one is truly one-of-a-kind and perfect for garden supplies, groceries, and more, and helps moms in South Vietnam purchase medicine for their children.

Recycled Feedbag Market Tote

Recycled Feedbag Garden Tote

Gifts for Mom to use at home

Raffia Baskets from Uganda

Support women in rural Uganda while giving Mom something to brighten her space. A beautiful handmade basket crafted by skilled women weavers brings color to tables, walls and shelves, and access to health care and education for moms in Kampala.

For the mom who loves to bake, handmade kitchen textiles make charming gifts! Our Danay Denim & Leather Bistro Apron is a gorgeous handmade option. Plus, each of these aprons was made by artisan women in Bangladesh who earn vital income and can send their children to school through their handcrafting. If Mom likes a little more color, our handmade Recycled Sari & Denim Apron is an excellent alternative!

Danay Denim & Leather Bistro Apron

Recycled Sari & Denim Apron

If mom enjoys spending time in the garden or on the patio, a handmade bird house or wreath is a great one-of-a-kind Mother's Day gift. Crafted by multiple generations of skilled artisan families across the Philippines from fast-growing woods and grasses, a Peace Wreath or eco-friendly bird house brings rustic charm to any space while providing a source of steady income.

Artisan mom & daughters from the Philippines with a Layered Peace Wreath

Gifts for the fashion-conscious mom

Each mom has her own style, and no two are alike. Whether your mom prefers to wear sweats or stilettos, SERRV has a global fashion accessory that's perfect for her.

Leather handbags from India

Moms are always prepared! When you need a pen, snack, or bandage, chances are that she's got in in her purse. Give her an upgrade this Mother's Day by gifting a genuine leather handbag from India! Moms in Kolkata earn fair wages helping craft each go-to tote and crossbody bag, and Mom gets a fashionable and long-lasting carry-all! Our Teal All-For-One is one of our most popular bags, or choose our Kolkata Crossbody Bag.

If you want to skip the leather, we have vegan options, too! Our Jodee Canvas Tote Bag is sturdy enough for daily use (and perfect for carrying a small laptop) and stylish enough for a night out. For moms who need a little sparkle, the sustainably-made Jangali Collection is a leather-free must-have!

Gifts to give mom a break

Moms always give us so much, so Mother's Day is the perfect opportunity to help her take some well-deserved time off! Our collection of artisan-made wellness handcrafts will put a global spin on her at-home spa day, from cozy robes to mango wood massage and more.

If your Mom loves candles, these hand-poured candles are great... in more ways than one! Each ethically made natural soy candle is poured by young moms in Chicago, who receive job and skills training to help them pursue permanent employment. They're also phthalate free, and come in a wide range of unique fragrances, from sweet Sugared Grapefruit to rustic Juniper Berry & Fir.

While mom is supporting her health with a day of relaxation, she's also supporting moms in India! Each of our ethically-made robes and other wellness gifts is crafted by hand, and helps moms in East India gain access to healthcare and safer working conditions. Our Recycled Sari Robe is eco-friendly, made with natural cotton sari in a variety of colors and patterns--truly one of a kind, just like Mom! For a more luxurious at-home spa day, choose our plush, lined, eco-friendly Sari Waffle Weave Robe, also one-of-a-kind!

Recycled Sari Robe

Sari Waffle Weave Robe

Fragrant fair trade soap is another way you can help Mom de-stress while supporting moms in Bangladesh. Each handmade soap set features two delightful scents wrapped in colorful handmade paper. Choose from warm and welcomingSweet Spice, energizing Citrus Zing, or soothing Essentials. These bars also help single moms and women who have escaped the sex trade earn a fair wage and support themselves and their families.

There are hundreds more handmade Mother's Day gifts at, so you'll find something perfect for every mom! Already gave Mom her gift? Let us know how much she loved it! Send us photos at Thanks to all the moms around the world making a difference!

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