According to Guatemalan legend, worry dolls have the ability to remove worries from sleeping children. Children tell one worry to each doll when they go to bed at night and place the dolls under their pillow. In the morning the dolls have taken their worries away. Each doll in this set of 12 is hand embroidered and wears traditional, handwoven Guatemalan clothing. These make a great fair trade gift!
Share the gift of love with one of these delightful hand-carved kisii soapstone paperweights. Kisii stone is found only in Kenya and is carvable into many forms, these heart-shaped gifts are handcrafted by Global artisans. The satiny finish is completed through multiple stages of sanding and waxing, these hearts have vivid colors hand-painted in the design. 2" diameter each. A Global Fair Trade gift.
$ 3.99 $ 4.50
An emphatic affirmation for a special friend: “You rock.” This rocking rock is hand-carved palewa soapstone from India. It’s a great paperweight and a fun conversation piece. Palewa soapstone, sourced in Agra, India, is well-known as a carving soapstone. It comes in shades of green, gray and tan, which darken when polished. Shapes available are oval, round and heart. A Global Fair Trade gift.
Hand-carved by Global artisans, this heart-shaped stone paperweight has a heartfelt sentiment of encouragement carved into kisii stone. This stone is found only in Kenya and is soft enough to be carved into graceful shapes, such as this heart. After multiple stages of sanding, followed by a waxing, this stone has a satiny finish and is sure to be a special gift. 1.5" x 1" A Global Fair Trade gift.