Staff Guide | November 2016
Gifts That Give Back
Gift season is upon us! Giving gifts that made with fair trade practices, ethical sourcing and give back to charity are a wonderful way to double the impact of your giving during this wonderful season. We've rounded up our favorite finds under $50 and we feel each product carries a meaningful a story and does well by both people and planet. Happy giving!
1. Stacked Buddah Awali | Bird & Stone
The Buddah Awali bracelet is a Bird & Stone original! It's perfect for the zen woman in your life or someone who likes a classic bracelet to stay. With each purchase from Bird & Stone, you help empower women in the developing world to become independent entrepreneurs who can support their families, fight poverty, and end the cycle of aid.
Shop Online | $26
2. Organic Coconut Oil | Conscious Coconut
Adorably packaged, this 100% USDA Organic, Fair Trade Certified, cold pressed Coconut Oil is an amazing moisturizer, hair de-frizzer, teeth whitener, makeup remover and basically a little miracle for the modern world.
Shop Online | $15
3. Spiked Bangle | Indego Africa
This unique spiked bangle is made with from 100% recycled brass. Each Indego Africa product is made by hand using traditional techniques and all profits fund educational training programs for the women who handcraft their products.
Shop Online | $30
4. Merino Eye Mask | Parachute
Parachute’s fine Merino Wool Eye Mask is light and breathable and stays gently put with a knitted headband for comfortable everyday use. Parachute partners with Nothing But Nets, an organization providing safe sleep to those in need.
Shop Online | $49
5. Crescent Ring | FashionABLE
This 14K gold fill crescent ring is the perfect stackable piece. Handmade by women in Nashville, TN who have overcome challenges ranging from prostitution to homelessness to addiction to a lack of opportunity
Shop Online | $44
6. The Odin | Krochet Kids Intl.
The Odin is knit from Peruvian alpaca and wool by Krochet Kids artisans, knit for softness and maximum warmth. With a thick cable-style knit, this refined yet rugged hat is a staff favorite.
Shop Online | $38
7. Phoenician Glass Mini Vase | Ten Thousand Villages
Fair Trade and ethically sourced, the swirl and color combination of Phoenician glass is achieved with a handmade process signature of the West Bank.
Shop Online | $30
8. Mini Octagon Plantar | Convivial Production
Designed for window sills, these planters are perfect for your tiny plant babies! Made locally by independent artists in Kansas City, MO to bring you beautifully designed, handmade products for the home.
Shop Online | $18
9. Lump of Coal | b.a.r.e soaps
b.a.r.e. is a socially conscious company making all-natural, cruelty-free, handcrafted soaps wrapped in plantable paper and gives 20% back.This bar is perfect for those gals looking for an all natural makeup remover, or for that certain someone you'd love to give a lump of coal to this Christmas.
Shop Online | $9