folk art & fun
Inspirational Banners with words from noteables such as Gandhi and Mother Theresa are gentle reminders of what is important in life. African Baskets are useful, fairly traded and beautiful. Give friends a hand-made Small Wooden Box from Poland or an antique style Book Box. Share out folkart with friends and share smiles.
angels & chimes
Angel Ornaments and Angel Pins are made of lead free mixed metals through fair trade practices in Thailand. The artisans make a living wage. The Angel Paintings are designed by Pacific NW artist Kelly Rae and offer inspirational messages. Pewter Pocket Charms are very tiny pewter treasures. And India Bell Chimes are hand-crafted through fair trade practices.
In the west we often view the Asian tradition as being peaceful, calm and reflective. Of course humans have two sides no matter the country. However, we might benefit from the tranquil side of the Asian culture. The Buddhist tradition of nonviolence is a tradition we might all embrace. Enjoy Japanese Dishes, Asian Prints, Chinese Tea Cups, ceramic teasets and Cast Iron Teapots.
candles & holiday
Hand-painted South African Candles bring light to your darkest nights and color to your days. Offer your friends and family vibrant African Candles, Himalayan Salt Lamps and Herbal Candles. And don't forget our Holiday Ornaments, Nativity Sets, Holiday Shimmer and Night Lights. Let the spirit of Christmas warm your home as well as your heart with a large selection of holiday decorations.
sale - discount - deal - bargain
Special does not have to mean expensive. You can have it all and at an excellent price too! Our Sale items change frequently so mark this page as a 'favorites.' If you'd like Sale notices, click on our 'Join Us' banner at the top of the page and receive our newsletters.
Mexican Folk Art - Mexican Alebrijes, Day of the Dead Ceramics and hand-embroidered textiles from Chiapas. Hand-carved Mexican Alebrijes reflect the flamboyant and exotic side of Mexican culture. The hand-embroidered textiles demonstrate this labor intensive art form.These original pieces, along with the hand-painted Day of the Dead ceramics, reflect Mexican artists flair for the the unique.
Contemporary Throw Pillows with designs inspired by Miro, Picasso, Kandinsky, Klimt and Matisse along with Fairly Traded Cotton Tablecloths, Comforters, Cat Throw Pillows and a large selection of Accent Pillows for indoors and out. And Night Lights for kids and adults.
Womens Hemp Bags, fair trade Cambodian Purses, soft Alpaca Scarves, Crushable Hats, and vibrant Beaded Velvet Bags are small but necessary for comfort, convenience and style. Real Flower Earring from Mexico coordinate with silky flower scarves creating a sense of sunshine and light.