Celebrate the journey of love with a tandem bicycle card made from fun and unusual recycled materials. Artisans of KICK Trading in Kisumu, Kenya, use post-consumer, locally-sourced soda cans to make their products.

Find handmade stationery at Ten Thousand Villages. We are a fair trade retailer offering handcrafted items made by international artisans!

Lightweight wool is woven in scrawling paisley patterns of only the warmest of colors. The power loom industry in India is largely unregulated and dominated by large factories. This product, however, is sourced from a small, family-owned business that pays close attention to worker well-being. All of the dyeing is done in-house, and there is an effluent treatment plant to ensure proper treatment and disposal of wastewater and chemicals.

Lightweight wool is woven in scrawling paisley patterns of only the warmest of colors. The power loom industry in India is largely unregulated and dominated by large factories. This product, however, is sourced from a small, family-owned business that pay

Nepali artisans hand-weave this lightweight shawl from soft wearable bamboo fiber. A swift-growing renewable resource and a star of eco-fashion, bamboo fiber is breathable and has an appealing natural sheen. Bamboo stalks are crushed, ground and then dried before spinning into a yarn that is ready for weaving. The fibers are processed using an eco-friendly solution of water and ethanol alcohol called Lyocell processing. Artisans then weave the shawl on a jacquard loom.

Bamboo Fiber Shawl - eco-friendly fashion made from bamboo fibers treated and woven into yarn.

Gentle sundown-colored scarf settles around your neck in lightweight viscose fabric with fringe. The power loom industry in Punjab, where this product is made, is largely unregulated and dominated by large factories. This product, however, is sourced from a small, family-owned business that pays close attention to worker well-being. All of the dyeing is done in-house, and there is an effluent treatment plant to ensure proper treatment and disposal of wastewater and chemicals.

Gentle sundown-colored scarf settles around your neck in lightweight viscose fabric with fringe. The power loom industry in Punjab, where this product is made, is largely unregulated and dominated by large factories. This product, however, is sourced from

Three frosty friends smile cheerfully on this holiday card. The primary raw material for this paper is cogon grass, a weed that interferes with local farming. Farmers had dealt with the problem by cutting and burning the grass. Now many are gathering the grass for paper production, which helps them to earn extra income from their land. This card is blank on the inside.

Three frosty friends smile cheerfully on this holiday card. The primary raw material for this paper is cogon grass, a weed that interferes with local farming. Farmers had dealt with the problem by cutting and burning the grass. Now many are gathering the grass for paper production, which helps them to earn extra income from their land. This card is blank on the inside.

It’s a little-known fact that Mrs. Claus helps to deliver all of Santa’s forgotten presents via bicycle! This fun card from the artisans of KICK Trading is a festive greeting for the holidays.

It’s a little-known fact that Mrs. Claus helps to deliver all of Santa’s forgotten presents via bicycle! This fun card from the artisans of KICK Trading is a festive greeting for the holidays.

Send a special card for that wedding or anniversary celebration. This happy, funky couple are handmade from wire and colorful recycled soda can metal. Artisans of KICK Trading in Kisumu, Kenya, use post-consumer, locally sourced soda cans to make their products. Assorted colors.

Send a special card for that wedding or anniversary celebration. This happy, funky couple are handmade from wire and colorful recycled soda can metal. Artisans of KICK Trading in Kisumu, Kenya, use post-consumer, locally sourced soda cans to make their products. Assorted colors.

Handmade water hyacinth paper base with recycled metal and copper wire design. Artisans use water hyacinth, a wetland weed, to produce this paper. After soaking and pounding the fiber to make a pulpy mass, artisans add it to water and stir until it is smooth. Each large sheet of paper is made individually by lifting the pulp in a thin layer on a framed screen, which is placed in the sun to dry.

Tree of Birds Card - Handmade water hyacinth paper base with recycled metal and copper wire design.

Sturdy coiled bowl in natural kaisa grass is hand-woven in Bangladesh. Great for a variety of home décor arrangements or as a gift basket. Kaisa is a wild grass used in Bangladeshi basket-making. A very sturdy grass, it dries from its natural light green to a very pale almost tan color.

Sturdy coiled bowl in natural kaisa grass is hand-woven in Bangladesh. Great for a variety of home décor arrangements or as a gift basket. Kaisa is a wild grass used in Bangladeshi basket-making. A very sturdy grass, it dries from its natural light g


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