Monthly Archives: November 2011

31 Bits

Taking paper beads to a beautiful new level, the ladies of 31 Bits (99 of them!) create stunning pieces from their homes in Gulu, Uganda. ┬áDesigns are unexpectedly sophisticated and beautifully presented on the 31 Bits website, and most importanly, … Continue reading

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Ten Thousand Villages

Perhaps you’ve heard of them. Founder Edna Ruth Byler catalyzed the Fair Trade movement way back in the 1940s. ┬áToday there are more than 70 Ten Thousand Villages shops in the US and 300 more stores that carry their products … Continue reading

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