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Hand-knit from 100% GOTS certified organic cotton

These soft stuffed snakes are handmade from natural, organic cotton. With colorful stripes and sewn facial features, these stuffed animals are a family favorite.

Each snake is hand-knit by a Kenyan women's cooperative called Kenana Knitters. Due to the hand-crafted nature of this item, some variation is expected. Stripes will vary in color, see image for examples. Fair trade.

Size: Approximately 35"L x 3"W

About the Artisans:

"Changing Lives Stitch by Stitch"

Kenana Knitters is a knitting cooperative in Njoro, Kenya that employs a community of more than 300 women in a rural farming area. In addition to supplementing the women's income, sales also fund community action for education and health services. All products are local and crafted from natural, organic materials.

Kenana Knitters - women knitting on a lawn
$25.00 $32.00

Hand-knit from naturally-dyed spun wool

Sweet Sleepy Puppy is hand-knit is Kenya from naturally-dyed spun wool. Sleepy Puppy wears cozy knit scarf and has sewn facial features, including closed eyes and a smile.

Each puppy is hand-knit by a Kenyan women's cooperative called Kenana Knitters. Due to the hand-crafted nature of this item, some variation is expected. Fair trade.

Size: Approximately 13-14"T

About the Artisans:

"Changing Lives Stitch by Stitch"

Kenana Knitters is a knitting cooperative in Njoro, Kenya that employs a community of more than 300 women in a rural farming area. In addition to supplementing the women's income, sales also fund community action for education and health services. All products are local and crafted from natural, organic materials.

Kenana Knitters - women knitting on a lawn
$25.00 $32.00

Hand-knit from naturally-dyed spun wool

The cutie Shamba Sheep is handmade from naturally-dyed spun wool. Features an attached cozy hat, sewn facial features, and a textured wooly coat.

Each sheep is hand-knit by a Kenyan women's cooperative called Kenana Knitters. Due to the hand-crafted nature of this item, some variation is expected. Fair trade.

Size: Approximately 10"T (seated), 16"T standing

About the Artisans:

"Changing Lives Stitch by Stitch"

Kenana Knitters is a knitting cooperative in Njoro, Kenya that employs a community of more than 300 women in a rural farming area. In addition to supplementing the women's income, sales also fund community action for education and health services. All products are local and crafted from natural, organic materials.

Kenana Knitters - women knitting on a lawn
$32.00 $42.00

Hand-knit from naturally-dyed spun wool

These large stuffed brontosauruses, handmade from naturally-dyed spun wool, are a favorite for devoted dinosaur fans. Features orange details and sewn facial features.

Each brontosaurus is hand-knit by a Kenyan women's cooperative called Kenana Knitters. Due to the hand-crafted nature of this item, some variation is expected. Fair trade.

Size: Approximately 17"T x 16"L

About the Artisans:

"Changing Lives Stitch by Stitch"

Kenana Knitters is a knitting cooperative in Njoro, Kenya that employs a community of more than 300 women in a rural farming area. In addition to supplementing the women's income, sales also fund community action for education and health services. All products are local and crafted from natural, organic materials.

Kenana Knitters - women knitting on a lawn
$82.00 $115.00

Featuring a navy checkerboard diamond pattern, these limited edition navy elephant grass Bolga baskets are perfect to hold houseplants or to create beautiful storage. Handwoven out of stiff elephant grass, these eco-conscious and indispensable planter baskets stand the test of time and can also be easily cleaned and re-shaped with water.

 Limited edition, only one remaining available in this style.

B: Measures 19" wide (12" width opening), 13" tall.

$48.00 $64.00

This versatile set of nesting baskets is handwoven using strands of natural sisal fiber by talented female artisans in rural Kenya. The body of the basket is formed from sisal in its natural cream color, with a top band of khaki color. The baskets are coveted for their ability to be re-shaped, as well as their durability and all-natural composition.

Sold as a set of three nesting baskets.

Dimensions:
Small: 6"L x 6"W x 6"H
Med: 8"L x 8"W x 8"H
Large: 10"L x 10"W x 10"H

Crafted from: Sisal fiber, dye

Made in: Kenya

About the Artisans:

In the rural Kenyan countryside around the city of Kitui, women specialize in weaving the tough fibers of the agave sisalana plant. Sisal's spiky leaf clusters erupt from a dry landscape and often requires long journeys to gather. Once woven, these baskets are sold to local and international markets. Singing, dancing, and chatting make weaving for export an enjoyable social event!

$48.00 $64.00

This versatile set of nesting baskets is handwoven using strands of natural and hand-dyed sisal. Versatile and stylish, these baskets are perfect for mixing up storage in any space.

Sold as a set of three nesting baskets. We recommend spraying lightly with cold water to reshape baskets.

Dimensions:
Small: 6"L x 6"W x 6"H
Med: 8"L x 8"W x 8"H
Large: 10"L x 10"W x 10"H

Crafted from: Sisal fiber, banana fiber, dye

Made in: Kenya

About the Artisans:

In the rural Kenyan countryside around the city of Kitui, women specialize in weaving the tough fibers of the agave sisalana plant. Sisal's spiky leaf clusters erupt from a dry landscape and often requires long journeys to gather. Once woven, these baskets are sold to local and international markets. Singing, dancing, and chatting make weaving for export an enjoyable social event!

$44.00 $88.00

Rural Kamba women in Kenya hand weave these open top handbags from tough sisal fibers and soft wool and attach leather handles. Stylish and durable, the perfect addition to any wardrobe!

Measures 14"T x 14"W at the base, and 20-22"W across the top. Due to the handmade nature of this item, slight variation may occur.

About the Artisans:

In the rural Kenyan countryside around the city of Kitui, women specialize in weaving the tough fibers of the agave sisalana plant. Sisal's spiky leaf clusters erupt from a dry landscape and often requires long journeys to gather. Once woven, these womens' totes are sold to local and international markets. Singing, dancing, and chatting make weaving for export an enjoyable social event!

$26.00 $52.00

These gorgeous drop earrings feature a 24k gold-plated twist, topped with a deep ruby-red quartz bead that flashes at the earlobe.

Handmade in Mali in collaboration with designer Phyllis Woods of Tribalinks.

Measures 0.25"W x 2.5"L. Due to the handmade nature of this item, slight variation is expected.

$44.00 $58.00

These delicate, colorful bracelets bring style and texture to your wrist. The handcrafted bracelet features hishi in 24 karat gold plate and blue accent beads of antique Dutch glass and German glass, all on a clear stretchy cord.

Because this is a handcrafted item, each will vary slightly.

Made in: Mali

$44.00 $58.00

These delicate, colorful bracelets bring style and texture to your wrist. The handcrafted bracelet features hishi in 24 karat gold plate and green glass accent beads, all on a clear stretchy cord.

Because this is a handcrafted item, each will vary slightly.

Made in: Mali

$44.00 $58.00

These delicate, colorful bracelets bring style and texture to your wrist. The handcrafted bracelet features hishi in 24 karat gold plate and orange and white accent beads of antique Dutch glass and German glass, all on a clear stretchy cord.

Because this is a handcrafted item, each will vary slightly.

Made in: Mali

$18.00 $24.00

This duet pairs one 7" Kenyan-made porcelain bracelet on elastic with one colorful Zulugrass strand. Wear them together as a stacked bracelet or wear each piece individually. Due to the handmade nature of this item, slight variation is expected.

Zulugrass 26" single strands are made from sustainable, natural grass beads. Maasai artisans hand-dye the grass with colorfast, low-impact dyes. Strung on elastic interspersed with Czech glass beads, it can be worn as a bracelet, necklace, anklet, hair tie and more. Zulugrass is as creative as the individual who wears it!

$27.00 $36.00

Treat someone you love with this beautiful Leakey gift set! Featuring strands of colorful Zulugrass beads from The Leakey Collection, and a hand-woven sisal giving basket ornament with a fitted lid, this set makes a wonderful fair trade gift.

Gift set includes:

  • Three 26" Zulugrass strands crafted in Kenya. 
  • One pink giving basket ornament from Rwanda. Measures  4-5" tall, 2-3" wide, with a 3" string.
$27.00 $36.00

Treat someone you love with this beautiful Leakey gift set! Featuring strands of colorful Zulugrass beads from The Leakey Collection, and a hand-carved circular soapstone box adorned with a beautiful spiral pattern, this set makes a wonderful fair trade gift.

Gift set includes:

  • Three 26" Zulugrass strands crafted in Kenya.
  • One circular soapstone box from Kenya. Measures 3"D x 1.5"T.
  • $27.00 $36.00

    Treat someone you love with this beautiful Leakey gift set! Featuring strands of colorful Zulugrass beads from The Leakey Collection, and a hand-carved soapstone box adorned with the words "Love Always," this set makes a wonderful fair trade gift.

    Gift set includes:

  • Three 26" Zulugrass strands crafted in Kenya.
  • One heart shaped soapstone box from Kenya. Measures 2.75"L x 2.75"W x 1.25"T.
  • $35.00 $52.00

    These lightweight scarves are handwoven by artisans from Sammy Ethiopia using organic, locally-sourced cotton. Woven in an airy terraced pattern, the edges of these scarves are finished with just a touch of fringe.

    Measures 81"L x 21"W. Due to the handmade nature of this item, slight variation is expected. Fair trade.

    Care instructions: Hand wash with mild soap. Hang dry.

    About the Artisans:

    The Sammy Ethiopia brand links the artisan skills of one of Africa's most ancient civilizations with American and European fashion know-how. The result is unique contemporary style that has already gathered fans from New York to Tokyo. A wealth of craft skills known in Ethiopia for thousands of years are applied to a style-forward range of fashion and home accessories to suit current global tastes. Collaborating with community organizations and cooperatives, Sammy Ethiopia creates employment for marginalized people in and around Addis Ababa.

    $18.00 $24.00

    These lightweight on-trend fringe earrings by The Leakey Collection showcase Zulugrass beads, Czech glass beads and brass wire.

    Measure 2.5"L x 0.75"W. Due to the handmade nature of this item, slight variation is expected. Zulugrass is made from sustainable, natural grass beads. The richly hued grass is dyed with colorfast, low-impact dyes and interspersed with hand-blown Czech glass. 

    $18.00 $24.00

    The Leakey Collection's on-trend lightweight fringe earrings in shades of red utilize Zulugrass beads, Czech glass beads and brass wire.

    Measure 2.5"L x 0.75"W. Due to the handmade nature of this item, slight variation is expected. Zulugrass is made from sustainable, natural grass beads. The richly hued grass is dyed with colorfast, low-impact dyes and interspersed with hand-blown Czech glass.

    $18.00 $24.00

    The Leakey Collection combines beautiful shades of lavender and purple Zulugrass beads with Czech glass beads and brass wire to create these lightweight fringe earrings.

    Measure 2.5"L x 0.75"W. Due to the handmade nature of this item, slight variation is expected. Zulugrass is made from sustainable, natural grass beads. The richly hued grass is dyed with colorfast, low-impact dyes and interspersed with hand-blown Czech glass. 

    $34.00 $39.00

    Coiling vibrantly dyed raffia over banana stalks, Ugandan artisans craft these beautiful, nature-inspired baskets. These baskets are functional art that can be displayed on the wall with its raffia loop, or put to use on the tabletop, the garden, and more.

    Size: 12"D x 3"T. Because these are handcrafted items, colors and patterns may vary slightly.

    About the Artisans:

    Uganda Crafts 2000 Limited, a member of the International Fair Trade Association teaches basic handcrafting skills to rural & urban women and provides income opportunities for the marginalised and disadvantaged: people with disabilities, widows, orphans, single mothers, women with minimal education, and people living with HIV. They handcraft baskets using natural raffia wrapped over coils of banana leaf stems.

    $34.00 $39.00

    These beautiful, nature-inspired baskets are handcrafted by Ugandan artisans. Artisans build the baskets by hand-coiling vibrantly dyed raffia over banana stalks. This functional and sustainable art can be displayed on the wall with its raffia loop, or put to use on the tabletop or in the garden.

    Sold singly. Because this is a handcrafted item, each will vary slightly.

    Dimensions: 12"L x 12"W x 3"H

    Crafted from: Banana, raffia palm, dye

    Made in: Uganda

    About the Artisans:

    Uganda Crafts 2000 Limited, a member of the International Fair Trade Association teaches basic handcrafting skills to rural & urban women and provides income opportunities for the marginalised and disadvantaged: people with disabilities, widows, orphans, single mothers, women with minimal education, and people living with HIV. They handcraft baskets using natural raffia wrapped over coils of banana leaf stems.

    $34.00 $39.00

    Ugandan artisans handcraft these beautiful, nature-inspired baskets from banana stalks coil woven with vibrantly dyed raffia. Hang the basket on the wall easily using its raffia loop, or put it to work for storage, in the garden, or on the tabletop.

    Sold singly. Because this is a handcrafted item, each will vary slightly.

    Dimensions: 12"L x 12"W x 3"H

    Crafted from: Banana, raffia palm, dye

    Made in: Uganda

    About the Artisans:

    Uganda Crafts 2000 Limited, a member of the International Fair Trade Association teaches basic handcrafting skills to rural & urban women and provides income opportunities for the marginalised and disadvantaged: people with disabilities, widows, orphans, single mothers, women with minimal education, and people living with HIV. They handcraft baskets using natural raffia wrapped over coils of banana leaf stems.

    $26.00 $32.00

    These gorgeous baskets feature vividly dyed raffia hand coiled over banana stalks in a striking design by Ugandan artisans. This functional art can be displayed on the wall with its raffia loop or put to use on the tabletop.

    Sold singly, available in two sizes. Because these are handcrafted items, colors and patterns may vary slightly.

    Dimensions:
    Small: 10"D x 2.5"H
    Medium: 12"D x 3"H

    Crafted from: Raffia palm, banana stalks, natural dyes

    Made in: Uganda

    About the Artisans:

    Uganda Crafts 2000 Limited, a member of the International Fair Trade Association teaches basic handcrafting skills to rural & urban women and provides income opportunities for the marginalized and disadvantaged: people with disabilities, widows, orphans, single mothers, women with minimal education, and people living with HIV. They handcraft baskets using natural raffia, some with natural dyes, wrapped over coils of banana leaf stems.

    $26.00 $32.00

    These lovely baskets feature vibrantly dyed, natural raffia in rich orange and burgundy, coiled over banana stalks. This functional art can be displayed on the wall with its raffia loop or put to use on the tabletop.

    Sold singly, available in two sizes. Because these are handcrafted items, colors and patterns may vary slightly.

    Dimensions:
    Small: 10"D x 2.5"H
    Medium: 12"D x 3"H

    Crafted from: Natural raffia palm, banana stalks, natural dyes

    Made in: Kenya, Uganda

    About the Artisans:

    Uganda Crafts 2000 Limited, a member of the International Fair Trade Association teaches basic handcrafting skills to rural & urban women and provides income opportunities for the marginalised and disadvantaged: people with disabilities, widows, orphans, single mothers, women with minimal education, and people living with HIV. They handcraft baskets using natural raffia, some with natural dyes, wrapped over coils of banana leaf stems.

    $26.00 $32.00

    The Mountains of the Moon in Uganda contain the most varied and vibrant mountain scenery: from tropical rainforest, through alpine valleys, to snow-capped peaks and glaciers. These lovely baskets feature patterns echoing the shape of mountains, created by Ugandan artisans using vibrantly dyed raffia coiled over banana stalks. This sustainable, colorful art will elevate your wall display—simply hang using its raffia loop. Or, find a myriad of uses for these functional baskets, from the tabletop to the garden.

    Sold singly. Because these are handcrafted items, colors and patterns may vary slightly.

    Dimensions:
    Small: 10"D x 2.5"H
    Medium: 12"D x 3"H

    Crafted from: Raffia palm, banana stalks, natural dyes

    Made in: Kenya, Uganda

    About the Artisans:

    Uganda Crafts 2000 Limited, a member of the International Fair Trade Association teaches basic handcrafting skills to rural & urban women and provides income opportunities for the marginalised and disadvantaged: people with disabilities, widows, orphans, single mothers, women with minimal education, and people living with HIV. They handcraft baskets using natural raffia, some with natural dyes, wrapped over coils of banana leaf stems.

    $196.00 $245.00

    This artfully crafted sculpture is one of a kind and crafted from recycled metal. Standing on one leg with a spear and a bowl balanced in each hand, this sculpture is both striking and a work of art.

    Dimensions: 39”T on a base measuring 9" x 9"

    Country of Origin: Kenya

    About the Artisans:

    Moses and his small workshop of craftsmen build their own welding machines out of copper coil, tape, steel rod, and a sheet metal housing in order to create these spectacular metal works of art. Moses began his artistic career making furniture, but quickly switched to sculpture after an interested European buyer created a demand for his works abroad.

    $24.00 $32.00

    This whimsical woodpecker sculpture, complete with a tab for affixing to the wall or a fence, is handcrafted in Zimbabwe using colorful recycled oil drums. Each sculpture is finished with varnish to protect against the elements. However, some weathering should be expected if the sculpture is exposed to the elements over a long period of time. Colors are assorted; colors and designs will vary.

    Measures 5"L x 3.5"W x 7"T. Due to the handcrafted nature of this item, size may vary slightly.

    About the Artisans:

    Artisans at the Tonderai Metal Works in Zimbabwe use recycled materials and discarded oil drums to create stunning works of art and feature one-of-a-kind detailing.

    Tonderai Metal Works in Zimbabwe
    $48.00 $58.00

    This soft and absorbent cotton towel features pink banding and delicate fringe. Quick to air dry, this beautiful textile can be styled as a cover-up, shawl or table runner.

    Measures 37"W x 70"H. Due to the handmade nature of this item, size may vary slightly. Sold singly. Color variation is an expected feature, due to the handmade nature of this item.

    Care instructions: Hand wash with mild soap. Hang dry.

    About the Artisans:


    The Sammy Ethiopia brand links the artisan skills of one of Africa's most ancient civilizations with American and European fashion know-how. The result is unique contemporary style that has already gathered fans from New York to Tokyo. A wealth of craft skills known in Ethiopia for thousands of years are applied to a style-forward range of fashion and home accessories to suit current global tastes. Collaborating with community organizations and cooperatives, Sammy Ethiopia creates employment to some of the world's most marginalized people in and around Addis Ababa.

    $12.00 $18.00

    This soft and absorbent cotton towel features pink banding and delicate fringe. This beautiful textile is perfect for use as a napkin or face cloth.

    Sold individually. Measures 18-20"W x 20"L. Due to the handmade nature of this item, size may vary slightly. Color variation is an expected feature, due to the handmade nature of this item.

    Care instructions: Hand wash with mild soap. Hang dry.

    About the Artisans:


    The Sammy Ethiopia brand links the artisan skills of one of Africa's most ancient civilizations with American and European fashion know-how. The result is unique contemporary style that has already gathered fans from New York to Tokyo. A wealth of craft skills known in Ethiopia for thousands of years are applied to a style-forward range of fashion and home accessories to suit current global tastes. Collaborating with community organizations and cooperatives, Sammy Ethiopia creates employment to some of the world's most marginalized people in and around Addis Ababa.

    $98.00 $125.00

    These luxe throws are woven by artisans using cotton grown and spun in Ethiopia. The weaving process creates sumptuously soft, multi-tonal cotton with handspun texture. Each throw is finished with a hand-sewn center seam and hand-knotted fringe on each end. The Harvest Moon colorway features warm, earthy tones and neutrals.

    Natural materials such as leaves, flowers, and coffee, along with textile dyes are used to produce each color. The environmentally friendly dyes are both AZO free and REACH certified.

    Throw is made with 100% Ethiopian cotton and measures approximately 72"L x 47"W. Due to the handcrafted nature of this item, some variation may occur.

    About the Artisans:

    Sabahar is an Ethiopian company that produces uniquely designed, hand made cotton and silk textiles that are entirely handcrafted from natural fibers grown and processed in Ethiopia.

    Kathy Marshall, a Canadian by birth who has lived in Ethiopia over 20 years, founded Sabahar in 2004. Her passion for preserving and celebrating the rich weaving tradition of Ethiopia, combined with her desire to create respectful and ethical work opportunities for marginalized people have laid the foundation for the company.

    $14.40 $18.00

    These beautifully contoured heart-shaped bowls are handcrafted from soft Kenyan soapstone, then dyed with either a vibrant fuschia or red finish and etched with a giraffe print pattern. Lovely as a jewelry dish; not food safe.

    Measures 6"L x 5.5"W x 0.5"T. Fair trade.

    About the Artisans:

    Soapstone is mined in Kisii county in southwestern Kenya. We work with three different artisan groups in and around Nairobi who carve, polish and paint the stone to create beautiful pieces.

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