Our Artisans

WAYUU <br/> Colombia

WAYUU
Colombia

 According to the myths of the Wayuu, they received textile craftsmanship as a gift from the gods. A young hunter finds an orphan in the wilderness. Out of compassion...

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TWA PEOPLE <br/> Rwanda

TWA PEOPLE
Rwanda

The Twa People are one of Rwandas oldest ethnic groups, which originally lived as hunters and gatherers in the mountain forests in associations with agricultural villages. As the forest areas...

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ASSOCIATION FOR CRAFT PRODUCERS <br/> Nepal

ASSOCIATION FOR CRAFT PRODUCERS
Nepal

The Association for Craft Producers is a local, non-profit and fair-trade organization that provides design, marketing, management and technical services to low-income Nepalese craft producers. By doing so, the organization...

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TANOTI CRAFTS<br/> Malaysia

TANOTI CRAFTS
Malaysia

At Tanoti, young woman learn and practise the ancient Malay technique of songket or supplementary weft weaving. They equip themselves with a special skills which allows them to earn a...

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DAYAK PEOPLE <br/> Indonesia

DAYAK PEOPLE
Indonesia

The native people of the island Borneo are called Dayak. It’s a loose term for over 200 different indigenous tribes. Some of them still live the life of hunters and...

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CARAO <br/> Perú & Costa Rica

CARAO
Perú & Costa Rica

We are Carao, a jewelry design studio in Perú and Costa Rica. Our jewelry is made by expert silversmiths, artisans who live and breathe tradition. By working alongside them, we...

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CHIBAN LEATHER ARTISANS <br/> Ethiopia

CHIBAN LEATHER ARTISANS
Ethiopia

Chiban Leather is a leather manufacturing company with a strong social focus based in Addis Ababa, the capital of Ethiopia. Eden, the founder of Chiban Leather wanted to create a...

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CORR <br/> Bangladesh

CORR
Bangladesh

The abbreviation CORR stands for Christian Organization for Relief and Rehabilitation. With the  aim to help war widows after the War of Independence in 1971, CORR started off with a...

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SEDHANTIK <br/> India

SEDHANTIK
India

Sidhant the founder of the Sedhantik Initiative made it his business to set a clear sign against the enormous waste of todays fashion world by creating a slow fashion business...

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BORDADORAS UNIDAS COLLECTIVE <br/> Mexico

BORDADORAS UNIDAS COLLECTIVE
Mexico

The Bordadoras Unidas Collective was formed by several artists in the Mexican State Hidalgo – they gathered to be independent from middlemen and their fees. Being fairly waged, the artisans can...

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KARA WEAVES <br/> India

KARA WEAVES
India

Kara Weaves is a social enterprise creating fair-trade certified handwoven textile products. They partner with local weaving co-operatives in Kerala (India) to design contemporary home textiles and garments. Each product...

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COTTAGE CRAFT <br/> Nepal

COTTAGE CRAFT
Nepal

Cottage Craft is a family business from Kathmandu in Nepal, that starting producing singing bowls almost 30 years ago. Today, they employ 42 craftsmen from economically and socially marginalized groups....

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