The Fair Trade Federation defines fair trade as a system of exchange that seeks to create greater equity and partnership in the international trading system. The Fair Trade Federation (FTF) is the trade association that strengthens and promotes North American organizations fully committed to fair trade. Fair Trade Federation members work with artisans and producers in […]
Category Archives: Handcrafted Ornaments
Tennessee is the home of the only freshwater pearl farm in North America. Pearls have long been recognized as a symbol of purity and their popularity has remained stable for centuries. Pearls for ornaments and jewelry are formed by oysters or mussels on farms found mostly in Japan, China, South Seas and of course in […]
Fair trade importer of Christmas ornaments supports artisans from Peru. One World Projects is a fair trade importer and distributor that imports handmade Christmas ornaments from over 100 artisan groups in more than 25 countries in Latin America, Africa and Asia. Established in 1992, OWP helps to provide viable economic alternatives for artisans and their […]
Laura Blanton says that tatting is not an obsession. It is a way of life.