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The Village Country Store & Certified Fair Trade Artisan Gifts and Crafts

Inside our fair trade artisan gifts and crafts shop, 'Shop Fair Trade'  you will find one of a kind, handcrafted unique and a artisan crafts from around the world! Every purchase you make through our 'Shop Fair Trade' categories improve the living conditions in developing countries by offering economic sustainability - through fair trade market values and by providing a living wage to the artisans for their handcrafted wares and crafts - thus reducing poverty and giving hope for their future! Its a win win!

We hope that by meandering around our store, you will experience that open air feeling that you are walking among the Villages of the Artisan Crafts in our collections! It is such a joy to be a part of something that is greater than ourselves. After all, we are all one people! Collectively, we can be the change and improve the lives of others.

Our fairtrade artisans use ethically sourced materials indigenous to the their country to create their crafts. Purchasing fairtrade certified artisan crafts is an artisan to consumer process that brings dignity to individuals and their communities from developing countries as they struggle for medical, educational and economical independence.

Explore our categories and collections for one of a kind, artistically created handmade selected jewelry, bags, ornaments, home decor, linens and dinnerware. We carry Haitian wall art, yoga accessories, baskets, pottery, candles and more! From Africa, the Americas and Asia ... silks, linen, cotton, wool, silver, precious stones, beads and seeds, wood, bamboo, up-cycled and recycled natural materials are used in the creations of your artisan crafts.

Feel Free to Handle the Goods! Touching is Appreciated! That's Art!

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$ 12.50

These backyard bird ornaments live outside or inside made with 100% natural wool and non-toxic, azo-free dyes they are weather proof. Measuring 5 inches in length this bird has a string loop and attractive info card. Meet the Artisans Walking into the Kathmandu production center’s reception you are immediately greeted by a cheerful ‘Namaste’ (‘I Salute the God Within You’)...

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$ 29.95

All figures in this nativity are handcrafted in felt. The set includes Mary, Joseph, Baby Jesus in a manger and the yurt stable. The 4-inch diameter yurt stores the figures or is a perfect backdrop for the nativity scene. Meet the Artisans Silk Road Bazaar is a wholesale representative of marginalized artist groups located in Kyrgyzstan and throughout Central Asia....

$ 10.00

These house numbers are handcut and embossed by artisans in Haiti. They are approx 4.5 inches square and have holes for screws. Screws are not supplied. Meet the Artisans When you visit Croix des Bouquets, the area of town known for Haitian metal art in the capital of Port-Au-Prince, you are met with a cacophony of tink, tink, tink as...

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$ 9.95

This 4.5 inch felt holiday ornament is made from 100% natural wool and non-toxic, azo-free dyes. Loop for hanging. Meet the Artisans Walking into the Kathmandu production center’s reception you are immediately greeted by a cheerful ‘Namaste’ (‘I Salute the God Within You’) with hands pressed together in a prayerful expression. Proceeding into any of the production halls you’ll be...

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$ 32.50

This hand-felted wool birdhouse is made of sustainably harvested, naturally water repellent wool. Surface moisture from dew, rain or snow quickly dries in the open air. Wool is also naturally dirt and mold resistant. The 1.25 inch hole can be enlarged to 1.5 inches to appeal to larger birds. Measures 9 inches tall by 7 inches wide Meet the Artisans...

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$ 12.50

These backyard bird ornaments live outside or inside made with 100% natural wool and non-toxic, azo-free dyes they are weather proof. Measuring 5 inches in length this bird has a string loop and attractive info card. Meet the Artisans Walking into the Kathmandu production center’s reception you are immediately greeted by a cheerful ‘Namaste’ (‘I Salute the God Within You’)...

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$ 19.95

Four three-inch tall felt flower fairies. The more the merrier! Turn each one over to reveal a flower. Meet the Artisans Global Groove is a fair trade organization working with women by supporting and developing artisan co-ops in Thailand and Nepal. The Fair Trade industry is expanding and we are proud to be a part of a sustainable movement that...

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$ 10.00

This 4 by 3 inch holiday ornament is made from 100% natural wool and non-toxic, azo-free dyes. Meet the Artisans Walking into the Kathmandu production center’s reception you are immediately greeted by a cheerful ‘Namaste’ (‘I Salute the God Within You’) with hands pressed together in a prayerful expression. Proceeding into any of the production halls you’ll be greeted by...

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$ 34.95

Handmade in Zimbabwe, this 17-inch square cushion cover has a batiked design on cotton canvas and a plain cotton back. With a flap closure and finished with contrasting piping, the cover will fit a standard 16 inch cushion pillow (not included). Meet the Artisans Founded by Zimbabwean-born artist, Jeremiah Makaza, this family run business has rapidly grown into a leading...

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$ 79.99

Hand cut and embossed by Haitian artisans, this 24-inch wall art features two intertwined trees. The natural patina makes this piece perfect for hanging indoors or out. Meet the Artisans When you visit Croix des Bouquets, the area of town known for Haitian metal art in the capital of Port-Au-Prince, you are met with a cacophony of tink, tink, tink...

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$ 100.00

This 24 inch Haitian metal wall art features a tree of life with birds in a heart shape. Perfect for hanging indoors or out, the piece is hand painted, hand cut and embossed. Meet the Artisans When you visit Croix des Bouquets, the area of town known for Haitian metal art in the capital of Port-Au-Prince, you are met with...

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$ 34.99

Made from steel drums by Haitian craftspeople in the section of Port-au-Prince, Haiti called Croix des Bouquets, this sun is three dimensional with a diameter of 10 inches. It has the natural patina that is prevalent in used oil drums rather than sheet metal. It has a small hook to hang the piece. Meet the Artisans Founded in 1990 by...

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$ 12.50

These backyard bird ornaments live outside or inside made with 100% natural wool and non-toxic, azo-free dyes they are weather proof. Measuring 5 inches in length this bird has a string loop and attractive info card. Meet the Artisans Walking into the Kathmandu production center’s reception you are immediately greeted by a cheerful ‘Namaste’ (‘I Salute the God Within You’)...

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$ 12.50

These backyard bird ornaments live outside or inside made with 100% natural wool and non-toxic, azo-free dyes they are weather proof. Measuring 5 inches in length this bird has a string loop and attractive info card. Meet the Artisans Walking into the Kathmandu production center’s reception you are immediately greeted by a cheerful ‘Namaste’ (‘I Salute the God Within You’)...

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$ 12.50

These backyard bird ornaments live outside or inside made with 100% natural wool and non-toxic, azo-free dyes they are weather proof. Measuring 5 inches in length this bird has a string loop and attractive info card. Meet the Artisans Walking into the Kathmandu production center’s reception you are immediately greeted by a cheerful ‘Namaste’ (‘I Salute the God Within You’)...

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$ 12.50

These backyard bird ornaments live outside or inside made with 100% natural wool and non-toxic, azo-free dyes they are weather proof. Measuring 5 inches in length this bird has a string loop and attractive info card. Meet the Artisans Walking into the Kathmandu production center’s reception you are immediately greeted by a cheerful ‘Namaste’ (‘I Salute the God Within You’)...

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$ 12.50

These backyard bird ornaments live outside or inside made with 100% natural wool and non-toxic, azo-free dyes they are weather proof. Measuring 5 inches in length this bird has a string loop and attractive info card. Meet the Artisans Walking into the Kathmandu production center’s reception you are immediately greeted by a cheerful ‘Namaste’ (‘I Salute the God Within You’)...

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$ 29.95

Hand carved from cream-colored soapstone in Kenya, this nativity set has 12 pieces, the tallest of which is 6 inches tall. Variations in color and design will occur due to the nature of the stone and the individual carver. Meet the Artisans Our Soapstone is carved by the artists of SMOLArt a group of artists who live in the rural...

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$ 20.00

Women in Kyrgyzstan made this ornament by hand from felt. With a loop for hanging and with a joey that is removable, the ornament measures 7 inches tall. Meet the Artisans Silk Road Bazaar is a wholesale representative of marginalized artist groups located in Kyrgyzstan and throughout Central Asia. They connect with artists who are far from the capitals, who...

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$ 15.00

Women in Kyrgyzstan made this ornament by hand from felt. With a loop for hanging and accented with sequins and beads, the ornament measures 5.5 inches tall. Meet the Artisans Silk Road Bazaar is a wholesale representative of marginalized artist groups located in Kyrgyzstan and throughout Central Asia. They connect with artists who are far from the capitals, who have...

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$ 19.95

Women in Kyrgyzstan made this ornament by hand from felt. With a loop for hanging, the ornament measures 7 inches tall. Meet the Artisans Silk Road Bazaar is a wholesale representative of marginalized artist groups located in Kyrgyzstan and throughout Central Asia. They connect with artists who are far from the capitals, who have limited market access, or who do...

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$ 9.95

Twirl the drum around the stick to produce the sound of crickets chirping on a warm summer evening, or hold the drum and rotate the stick with your wrist to produce rhythmic sound similar to the Brazilian friction drum called a Cuica (Kwee-ka). Stick measures 6.25 inches, drum measures 38mm wide by 45mm tall. Meet the Artisans The Jamtown vision...

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$ 13.00

This 4.5-inch felt holiday ornament is made from 100% natural wool and non-toxic, azo-free dyes. Meet the Artisans Walking into the Kathmandu production center’s reception you are immediately greeted by a cheerful ‘Namaste’ (‘I Salute the God Within You’) with hands pressed together in a prayerful expression. Proceeding into any of the production halls you’ll be greeted by a complete...

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$ 12.50

These backyard bird ornaments live outside or inside made with 100% natural wool and non-toxic, azo-free dyes they are weather proof. Measuring 5 inches in length this bird has a string loop and attractive info card. Meet the Artisans Walking into the Kathmandu production center’s reception you are immediately greeted by a cheerful ‘Namaste’ (‘I Salute the God Within You’)...

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$ 12.50

These backyard bird ornaments live outside or inside made with 100% natural wool and non-toxic, azo-free dyes they are weather proof. Measuring 5 inches in length this bird has a string loop and attractive info card. Meet the Artisans Walking into the Kathmandu production center’s reception you are immediately greeted by a cheerful ‘Namaste’ (‘I Salute the God Within You’)...

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$ 12.50

This 5 inch tall holiday ornament is made from 100% natural wool and non-toxic, azo-free dyes. Meet the Artisans Walking into the Kathmandu production center’s reception you are immediately greeted by a cheerful ‘Namaste’ (‘I Salute the God Within You’) with hands pressed together in a prayerful expression. Proceeding into any of the production halls you’ll be greeted by a...

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$ 29.95

This 13 inch tall holiday stocking is made from 100% natural wool and non-toxic, azo-free dyes. Meet the Artisans Walking into the Kathmandu production center’s reception you are immediately greeted by a cheerful ‘Namaste’ (‘I Salute the God Within You’) with hands pressed together in a prayerful expression. Proceeding into any of the production halls you’ll be greeted by a...

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$ 32.50

This hand-felted wool birdhouse is made of sustainably harvested, naturally water repellent wool. Surface moisture from dew, rain or snow quickly dries in the open air. Wool is also naturally dirt and mold resistant. The 1.25 inch hole can be enlarged to 1.5 inches to appeal to larger birds. Measures 9 inches tall by 10 inches wide Meet the Artisans...

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$ 12.50

These backyard bird ornaments live outside or inside made with 100% natural wool and non-toxic, azo-free dyes they are weather proof. Measuring 5 inches in length this bird has a string loop and attractive info card. Meet the Artisans Walking into the Kathmandu production center’s reception you are immediately greeted by a cheerful ‘Namaste’ (‘I Salute the God Within You’)...

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$ 12.50

These backyard bird ornaments live outside or inside made with 100% natural wool and non-toxic, azo-free dyes they are weather proof. Measuring 5 inches in length this bird has a string loop and attractive info card. Meet the Artisans Walking into the Kathmandu production center’s reception you are immediately greeted by a cheerful ‘Namaste’ (‘I Salute the God Within You’)...

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$ 14.95

Hand painted by South African artisans, this pair of candles is tied with raffia. Each candle is 9 inches tall by 0.75 inches in diameter. Meet the Artisans NOBUNTO is a South African Fair Trade company that creates high quality hand-painted candles, ceramics and handcrafted greeting cards with the utmost attention to detail using mainly African inspired designs. Their mission...

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$ 17.50

Women in Kyrgyzstan made this ornament by hand from felt. With a loop for hanging, the ornament measures 4.5 inches tall. Meet the Artisans Silk Road Bazaar is a wholesale representative of marginalized artist groups located in Kyrgyzstan and throughout Central Asia. They connect with artists who are far from the capitals, who have limited market access, or who do...

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$ 20.00

Women in Kyrgyzstan made this ornament by hand from felt. With a loop for hanging and a baby koala, the ornament measures 5 inches tall. Meet the Artisans Silk Road Bazaar is a wholesale representative of marginalized artist groups located in Kyrgyzstan and throughout Central Asia. They connect with artists who are far from the capitals, who have limited market...

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$ 12.49

Made from sustainably harvested wood, this box is adorned with an intricately cut design and has brass hinges. The box measures 2.5 inches x 2.5 inches x 2.5 inches. Meet the Artisans MATR BOOMIE is a fair trade collection from India that marries modern design sensibility with inspiring traditional art forms, bringing people and cultures closer together. With the mission...

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$ 100.00

This piece of Haitian metal wall art is 24 inches in diameter. It features hand-cut, embossed and painted flowers. Meet the Artisans When you visit Croix des Bouquets, the area of town known for Haitian metal art in the capital of Port-Au-Prince, you are met with a cacophony of tink, tink, tink as ball peen hammers strike sheets of steel....

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$ 29.95

The attractive gift box is made with sustainably harvested Himalayan lokta paper on top of a recycled paper board. Inside the square box you''ll find a cushion, striker and 2 inch diameter. bowl along with instruction for care and how to use the bowl for a simple meditation. Meet the Artisans Walking into the Kathmandu production center’s reception you are...

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$ 12.00

Carved by Indian artisans, this classic spinning top made of various wood grains.The top is 2.25 inches wide by 2.5 inches tall. Meet the Artisans MATR BOOMIE is a fair trade collection from India that marries modern design sensibility with inspiring traditional art forms, bringing people and cultures closer together. With the mission of creating opportunities for women and minorities...

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$ 11.00

This 4.25 inch felt holiday ornament is made from 100% natural wool and non-toxic, azo-free dyes. Loop for hanging. Meet the Artisans Walking into the Kathmandu production center’s reception you are immediately greeted by a cheerful ‘Namaste’ (‘I Salute the God Within You’) with hands pressed together in a prayerful expression. Proceeding into any of the production halls you’ll be...

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$ 50.00

Eleven and a half inches in diameter, lead-free, dishwasher and microwave safe, this richly-colored dinnerware tableware serving bowl is handcrafted and painted by Mexican artisans. While a very functional piece, the inside and outside of this 4-inch tall bowl is covered with a textured pattern making each piece unique. Meet the Artisans There’s no sign to find the small family-owned...

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$ 12.50

This backyard bird ornament can live outside or inside! Made with 100% natural wool and non-toxic, azo-free dyes, these little birdies are weather proof. Measures 5 inches in length, with a string loop and attractive info card. Meet the Artisans Walking into the Kathmandu production center’s reception you are immediately greeted by a cheerful ‘Namaste’ (‘I Salute the God Within...

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$ 10.00

This 4 inch head to tail holiday ornament is made from 100% natural wool and non-toxic, azo-free dyes. Meet the Artisans Walking into the Kathmandu production center’s reception you are immediately greeted by a cheerful ‘Namaste’ (‘I Salute the God Within You’) with hands pressed together in a prayerful expression. Proceeding into any of the production halls you’ll be greeted...

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$ 29.95

This 13 inch tall holiday stocking is made from 100% natural wool and non-toxic, azo-free dyes. Meet the Artisans Walking into the Kathmandu production center’s reception you are immediately greeted by a cheerful ‘Namaste’ (‘I Salute the God Within You’) with hands pressed together in a prayerful expression. Proceeding into any of the production halls you’ll be greeted by a...

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$ 34.95

Handmade in Zimbabwe, this 17-inch square cushion cover has a batiked design on cotton canvas and a plain cotton back. With a flap closure and finished with contrasting piping, the cover will fit a standard 16 inch cushion pillow (not included). Meet the Artisans Founded by Zimbabwean-born artist, Jeremiah Makaza, this family run business has rapidly grown into a leading...

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$ 12.50

These backyard bird ornaments live outside or inside made with 100% natural wool and non-toxic, azo-free dyes they are weather proof. Measuring 5 inches in length this bird has a string loop and attractive info card. Meet the Artisans Walking into the Kathmandu production center’s reception you are immediately greeted by a cheerful ‘Namaste’ (‘I Salute the God Within You’)...

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$ 15.00

The purse is made with 100% natural wool and non-toxic, azo-free dyes. The hand felting and applique details on this 5 inches by 3.5 inch purse is done by a women's felting business in Kathmandu, Nepal, that emphasizes providing skills and income opportunities to women of greater need. Meet the Artisans Walking into the Kathmandu production center’s reception you are...

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$ 25.00

These Whale Zooties are handcrafted from locally sourced sheep's wool in Kyrgyzstan. They are the perfect natural and environmentally conscious baby shoe. Made for babies up to 12 months. Meet the Artisans Silk Road Bazaar is a wholesale representative of marginalized artist groups located in Kyrgyzstan and throughout Central Asia. They connect with artists who are far from the capitals,...

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$ 19.95

This set of three candles, hand-painted by South African artisans, arrives in a recycled cardboard box. Each candle is 9 inches tall by 0.75 inches in diameter. Meet the Artisans NOBUNTO is a South African Fair Trade company that creates high quality hand-painted candles, ceramics and handcrafted greeting cards with the utmost attention to detail using mainly African inspired designs....

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$ 19.95

Set of three brightly colored elephants each elephant is 2 inches tall, by 2.5 inches long and is hand painted with an abstract design. Colors and designs may not be exactly as pictured, we will select you three pieces in different colors. Meet the Artisans Our Soapstone is carved by the artists of SMOLArt a group of artists who live...