Banana Leaf Baskets


Get organized this year with beautiful banana leaf baskets. 
Charming and functional. Compliment any decor. 
Handmade by women working with Project Lydia in Uganda.

$9-$35




Love Birds

Gourd Owls on Branch
Handmade by Fair Trade Artisans in Peru
Ready to hang in a window or above a desk!


Imported & photographed by our friends at Lucuma Designs

Bird Hut

9 1/2"l x 9"w x 7"d
Birds may feel like they're on an island vacation when they visit this grass-top house. Handmade in the Philippines from the coral tree for dense construction, it stands on four wood feet, or hangs from natural vine loop.


Imported & photographed by our friends at Serrv.  

Giving Collection

Mixed metal pendant and Amazonite stone with 18" sterling chain
Handmade in Mexico 

Our Giving Collection cat heart necklace is handmade by Fair Trade artisans in Mexico.  Your purchase of the "I love cats" necklace generates a donation to the Best Friends Animal Society.   www.bestfriends.org



(Designed, imported and photographed by our friends at Far Fetched Imports)

Drink Up!

Zhena's Ultimate Green Tea is a super antioxidant powered blend that delights your palate with refreshing, fruity flavor, while your body is nourished by the rich levels of naturally occurring catechins found in green and white tea. 
Enhanced with green tea extract and powdered Matcha for ultimate renewal, rejuvenation and a fresh take on a delicious balance of health and happiness.

Forever Loved

Heart Eternity Knot
Hand-carved from soapstone by Fair Trade artisans in Kenya
 Natural stone color. Approx. 7" H


Heart Art

Soapstone Hearts
handmade in Kenya
Soapstone Artisan Information:
Tabaka  is a cooperative group of soapstone carvers established to eradicate suffering and provide an opportunity for a better quality of life in the Kisii area of Kenya. Women as well as men to get involved. Tabaka saves 15% of their income to help orphans, widows, handicapped, elderly, and HIV/AIDS victims whether or not they are part of the Tabaka cooperative. In this way, the community also benefits as the group continues to look for new and innovative ways to make a positive impact. Your purchase ultimately helps strengthen the community and break the cycle of poverty. 

(Imported and photographed by our friends at Venture Imports)
Cards from Africa are lovingly handcrafted in Rwanda by young people who have been
orphaned by genocide or disease. All the paper is handmade from local Rwandan office waste

Wishing you and yours a very Merry Christmas! 
From Deb & Dan Rukes

Steel Drum Art

Drum Art Cross
Handmade in Haiti
11 x 16

Gentle branches and 3-dimensional birds form this beautiful cross.
Handcrafted by Fair Trade Haitian Artisan, Mardi Biguenson 
 with the simplest of tools from a recycled 55 gallon steel drum. 


(imported and photographed by our friends at Beyond Borders)


Peaceful Greetings


The Batik Peace Dove card is lovingly handcrafted in the Philippines by women
 who have escaped prostitution. The card incorporates a variety of handmade,
recycled papers, making it environmentally sustainable, too. Envelope included.

Imported and photographed by our friends at GoodPaper

Praying Angel

Abaca Angel
Handmade by Fair Trade Artisans in the Philippines
12in. h x 7in. w
Adorn the tree or grace the mantel with a lovely Abaca angel handmade by Fair Trade artisans in the Philippines Tiers of woven sinamay form her dress, with wings of abaca  Sinamay is woven from the processed stalks of the abaca tree, a banana palm native to the Philippines. Abaca fibre is three times stronger than cotton or silk, and a fabric made from 100% abaca can last for over 100 years. 

Cray Cray Birthday


Our “Cray Cray Birthday” card is lovingly handcrafted in the Philippines 
by women survivors of sex trafficking. The card incorporates a variety 
of handmade, recycled papers, making it environmentally sustainable.


Imported and photographed by our friends at GoodPaper. 

Recycled Chain Art


Recycled Chain Art handcrafted by Fair Trade artisans in India. 

Women earning a fair wage through working in craft production 
and agriculture, improve the lives of their families and create 
opportunities to participate in decision making in their community. 

Recycled Chain Art


Recycled chain art handcrafted by Fair Trade artisans in India. 
Fair Trade makes the dream of educating 
children in developing countries a reality. 

October is Fair Trade Month


Your purchase of Fair Trade really does make a difference!  
More than half of Fair Trade artisans are women, 
who are often the sole wage earners in their homes. 
Women earning a fair wage through working in 
craft production and agriculture, improve the lives of 
their families and create opportunities to participate 
in decision making in their communities. 


Pumpkin Spice Tea

Enjoy a trip through the pumpkin patch with this naturally caffeine-free organic blend of superior South African Rooibos flavored with sweet Madagascar vanilla beans, finished with the tasty tingle of cinnamon and ginger. Zhena's Gypsy Pumpkin Spice Tea offers a warm soothing cup for crisp days and cool nights. Available at Kretyen for a limited time!

Birthday Greetings

Our “You Shall Overcomb” card is lovingly handcrafted
in the Philippines by women survivors of sex trafficking.
The card incorporates a variety of handmade, recycled papers, 

Imported and photographed by our friends at GoodPaper

Cup of Fairness

Soothing slate blue expands over a soft green horizon on this rustic wood-fired mug, 
with areas of the natural clay peeking through. Hand thrown with a textured handle; clay color 
and glaze pattern will vary. Food safe. Hand wash. Holds 16 oz. 4in. h  Serrv Design.

Since its beginning, Prescraft has enabled hundreds of disadvantaged handicraft producers to sell their products within the Fair Trade market and become self-reliant. As a project of the Presbyterian Church, Prescrafts' goals are to provide employment for rural artisans, stem migration from the rural areas to the cities, preserve traditional craft skills and cultural heritage, and to instill self-confidence in artisans. Benefits Prescraft provides include an apprenticeship program for disadvantaged youth to learn from skilled artisans; Access to a fund to cover the cost of education, healthcare, and housing and advances to purchase raw materials for their handcrafts