It’s Not Over Yet – Summer’s Still Here!

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Topanien Global Gifts - African Baskets

Gather the fruits of Summer.  The sun still shines and a gentle breeze is blowing. Grab your African Baskets for Farmers’ Markets, picnics or an afternoon on the river.  The days continue warm and beckoning.

Nadine, owner of Topanien Global Gifts

African Baskets - mini Bolga Basket

Mini African Bolga Baskets made through Fair Trade in Ghana, Africa.

African Baskets - Harvest Basket

African Baskets – Harvest Basket
They can get wet and dirty.  They are strong, easy to carry and attractive.

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Love yourself and others will love you too – probably.
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Summer is in me and will go on forever
filling my life with sunshine and

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Fair Trade African Baskets

Shaping Baskets:  Wet baskets with lukewarm water, shape, turn upside down to dry. They will look perfect every time.
The specialized weaving process makes these baskets strong and flexible. Occasionally wetting the baskets will re-hydrate the fibers making  baskets stronger and will lengthen their life.

Fair Trade African Baskets

They ship folded but spring back into shape with a little warm water.

Old World Map Safe Book Box

Old World Map Safe Book Box on a Miro Tapestry

Safe Book Boxes & Book Boxes with Magnetic Closure

Safe Book BoxYour favorite Book Box can now be a hidden lock box for valuables and passports. With a special metal locking lid no one will know what you have stashed. Only you have the key.   BOOK BOXES

Miro Wall Hanging

Miro Wall Hanging & Pillow Covers
Catalan artist Joan Miro had a surreal, highly unrestrained vision of art which you will discover in our contemporary Wall Hangings and Miro Inspired Pillows. Eschewing the conventional methods of the time, he blazed his own path of brilliant color and wild shapes across the canvas. This Wall Hanging captures that same vibrant spirit in spirals of hand-stitched Kashmir wool, fair trade from India.


Hanging Butterflies - African Basket, mini

Enjoy the final days of summer.  Add decorative Hanging Butterflies to your garden. Colorful baskets are always attractive and useful.  Add color to your patio and sit for an outdoor breakfast with friends.

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Multnomah Days & First Friday Next

Multnomah Days Recap

Wow, what a weekend!  The heat index was sky-high, but that hardly mattered. Even as the temperature rose, people kept coming, and sharing the festival spirit with us!  If you didn’t make it this year, check it out here.

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Fair Trade African Basket

Topanien Global Gifts
is located in Multnomah Village in SW Portland, 7832 SW Capitol Hwy.
Mon – Sat 10:00 – 6:00
Sun 11:00 – 5:00
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