Whimsical tea light candleholder is ornately decorated. The terra cotta color wash, called “kosh” is made from catechu and mangosteen extract. Catechu is an astringent water-soluble substance extracted from the Asian acacia tree. It is used in medicine, in dyeing and in betel-leaf. Mangosteen is a tropical edible fruit. In Bangladesh, any sort of botanical extract is known as kosh. A Global 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.