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Hand Embroidered Purses

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Beautiful embroidered fair- trade purses from Sth Africa.These hand made purses are a brilliant   ethical gift. Just superbly made and decorated with hand stiched embroidery in a contemporary  pattern depicting African animals- they are both striking and elegant .

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Bowls Made From Recycled Saris

Bowls Made From Recycled Saris | Ethical Gifts | Scoop.it

Gorgeous bowls made from recycled saris, each richly coloured and textured bowl is unique. A fabulous green gift idea

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Fair-Trade Papier Mache Bowls

Fair-Trade Papier Mache Bowls | Ethical Gifts | Scoop.it

A striking red patterened bowl hand crafted in Africa  from recycled paper.Fabulous decor piece or can be used for dry foods.A brilliant green gift

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Gift Boxed Natural Handmade Soaps

Gift Boxed Natural Handmade Soaps | Ethical Gifts | Scoop.it

Made by Papercraft Uganda - five natural handmade soaps. fragranced with  essential oils presented in a lovely earthy handmade paper  box

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Crocheted Hemp Baskets

Crocheted Hemp Baskets | Ethical Gifts | Scoop.it

Hand crocheted from hemp stunning contemporary sustainable decor

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Fair-trade Organic Cotton Monkey

Fair-trade  Organic Cotton  Monkey | Ethical Gifts | Scoop.it

These organic cotton fair-trade toys are made by the women of Kenana Knitters an organisation of knitters and spinners in rural Kenya. Sales from the knitted toys support these women and help to secure a better future for them. By purchasing a Kenana Knitters product, you are helping to empower women in a developing country and you have the pleasure of owning one of their adorable knitted creations.

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Telephone Wire Multi Coloured Bowl

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TELEPHONE WIRE BOWLS, striking contemporary interpretation of African traditional skills

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Eco Friendly and Fairtrade Paper Bead Necklaces

Eco Friendly and Fairtrade  Paper Bead Necklaces | Ethical Gifts | Scoop.it

Striking handcrafted recycled paper bead necklaces, each piece unique and labelled with the source of the paper. Pictured are beads made from recycled Kellogs Special K Boxes . Stunning!!

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Eco Africa

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Eco Africa Papercraft is line of affordable,useful, eco friendly, contemporary gifts. The paper making workshops use RECYCLED MATERIALS to make the delightful textural African handmade papers 

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Fairtrade Gifts - Banana Leaf Bowls

Fairtrade Gifts -  Banana Leaf Bowls | Ethical Gifts | Scoop.it

Banana leaves are wrapped in richly dyed raffia to create these beautiful and useful fair-trade bowls from Uganda. They are a perfect size for a fruit bowl or can be used as a stunning decorative piece

Made by the women of the Kind Mothers Project, an association which was initiated by eight Ugandan mothers who felt touched by the plight of children living under difficult conditions in their country. . The money raised from the sale of these beautiful hand crafted items helps provide education and better future for these children

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Retro Recycled Handbags

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Retro African and chic recycled tote bags. Using traditional African basket weaving skills, strips of cargo strapping are sorted, cleaned, cut, and woven to create these innovative retro bags.

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Green Gifts- Jute Laptop Bag

Green Gifts- Jute Laptop Bag | Ethical Gifts | Scoop.it

An extremely strong black fair trade and ecofriendly computer bag .A way to show the world you care in style

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Wirework Animals

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These beautiful, intricate wire trophy heads and sculptures are spectacular and would be a striking African testament in any modern decor.  Thick galvanised wire is shaped by hand to form these animals and then finer wire is wrapped over the frame.ARTISAN CONNECT offers wholesale access to superb handcrafted, ecofriendly, fair-trade, African gifts, jewellery and home ware.

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Recycled Glass Fair-trade Necklace

Recycled Glass Fair-trade Necklace | Ethical Gifts | Scoop.it

       Jewellery made from recycled material is increasing in popularity. Some of the most beautiful beads used in this  ecofriendly jewellery come from fair-trade producers in countries in Africa. Glass is one of the materials being recycled to make the beads used in this eye catching necklace.

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Swazi Candles

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Gorgeous candles from Africa. Fair-trade and hand crafted

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Swazi Candles, is a Fair-Trade organisation situated in the Kingdom of Swaziland which has been producing fine handmade candles since 1981

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Needlework Cushions

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#fairtrade #handmade each beautiful embroidered cushion is unique, each painstaikingly hand made each cushion a small artwork

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Fair-trade Cards

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These fantastic eco-friendly cards promote the sustainable use of natural resources, recycle material into unique products and assist artisans. Made by crafts people from the Kisumu Innovation Centre Kenya. Using recycled materials and invasive species from the wetlands around Lake Victoria in Kenya, to support themselves through their skills.

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Totally feeling that reycled hand bag!

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Grey Urchin Bowl Eco Karakul Merino Wool

Grey Urchin Bowl Eco Karakul Merino Wool | Ethical Gifts | Scoop.it

Make a statement with one of these soft hand-felted grey urchin shaped bowls made from eco-friendly South African Karakul and Merino wools Made by South African income generation project Nuno.

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Button Bracelets

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BUTTON BRACELETS,handmade in South Africa. Beautiful jewelley handmade and fairtrade.

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A beautiful fairtrade button bracelet handmade using metal buttons. The buttons are approx 1.5cm across. and  have been threaded onto waxed cotton cord

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Raffia and Banana Leaf Bowls

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Richly dyed raffia is hand woven to create these beautiful African baskets  They are a perfect size for a fruit bowl or can be used as a stunning decorative piece

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Trash Art Giraffe

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Recycled gifts,amazing tin animals made from trash
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Brilliantly creative trash art from Sth Africa - tin animals made from recycled metal

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Ecofriendly and Fair Trade Christmas Angels

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Gorgeous handmade Christmas decorations, Fair-trade red angels hand crafted from jute.

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Tunga Needlework Studio

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Tunga means needlework in isiZulu and is the inspiration for knitting a community closer together, creating art and improving lives.

Tunga studio currently works with over 30 local Zulu artists. This group produces needlework of meticulous perfection that is exported globally. Each artist brings their own unique perspective and creativity to her work.

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Fair Trade Seed Bracelet

Fair Trade Seed Bracelet | Ethical Gifts | Scoop.it

This stylish six stranded bracelet is made up of glass beads,seed beads and wooden beads each a slightly different shade of green and all held together with a small removable band allowing the bracelets to be worn separately or together .

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