What to do about fraying tassel earrings?

We do so LOVE the tassel craze but sometimes that tassel earring or necklace just doesn't behave and starts to fray.  So what can you do about it?Well we have a couple of solutions for you!!!  They work for us and the tassels that we sell so here's the scoop.Option One:  Lightly wet and reshape the tassel it's as simple as that!  It should hold long enough to get you through th…

Modern Yet Timeless Zapotec Style

What we love most about the Zapotec design motifs is their timeless yet always modern and stylish aesthetic. This recent addition to our handwoven wool pillow covers from Oaxaca has us completely over the moon.  Each pillow cover is unique and One-of-A-Kind as the colorways and patterns vary slightly.This time honored tradition in the Zapotec communities is truly a gem to be honored and appre…

Fair Trade Mother's Day Gifts

This Mother's Day buy mom gifts that give back and empower women through fair trade.Purchasing fair trade gifts gives mother's and women around the world steady income with a fair wage.Our soft and absorbent kitchen towels are made by women artisans at a fair trade artisan coop in India.  Not only are these the best kitchen towels made, but the brand gives 50% of profits to fund girls educati…

Fashion Revolution & Fair Trade

Fashion Revolution Day is April 24th which also happens to take place during fashion week.  Fashion Revolution was organized in response to the Rana Plaza building collapse that happened in 2013 in Bangladesh, killing over 1,300 garment factory workers.  Garment factory workers are often under paid and over worked with no health or medical compensation.  We are trying to change that…

Ethical Spring Shopping

It's officially Spring!And we've got you covered for all of your ethical and fair trade spring shopping needs.  So many wonderful events take place in spring such as Easter, Passover, Mother's Day and what about all of those spring birthdays and weddings!Let's start with Easter and Passover.  We have the perfect hostess gifts for you to wow your family with such as our new line of fair t…

Fair Trade Empowers Women

International Women's Day is March 8th so we wanted to highlight the many brands we carry that empower, strengthen, and value women.All of our fair trade brands employ women.  Women make 97% of our products.  Through fair trade and ethical businesses our artisans are able to escape poverty and sometimes even sex trafficking.  When a mother escapes poverty she lifts her entire family…