Artisan Spotlight: Up-cycled Saris from Bangladesh

Artisan Spotlight: Up-cycled Saris from Bangladesh

Written by Emily Heller, Retail Studies Intern On International Women's Day we highlighted an empowered group of Tibetan Nuns who were the first women to graduate with Geshema degrees! And because there are so many women's groups to celebrate, we wanted to show you another group of females who find fair...

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Hang Garlands at Your Independence Day Party!

Hang Garlands at Your Independence Day Party!

With 4th of July coming up, it’s time to get festive by hanging up colorful garlands in your windows!   The Red Star Garland is handmade in Bangladesh and adds the perfect festive touch to any household! Each star is woven from keya palm leaves. These leaves are harvested locally...

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Market Baskets from Around the World

Market Baskets from Around the World

Curious where to purchase a cute market basket? They’re perfect for the Farmer’s Market or a picnic! Global Gifts has plenty for every type of consumer.       The Ocean Tones Basket (above) is hand woven from double-plied kaisa grass and palm leaf by CORR- The Jute Works (CJW), an artisan...

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Honor Mom and Mother Earth!

Honor Mom and Mother Earth!

This Mother's Day, honor your mother with a gift that delights, inspires, and does great things in the world, too! Good Paper greeting cards are handcrafted in the Philippines by women who have escaped sex trafficking. Your purchase provides jobs that enable these women to learn job skills while supporting their families. Every card...

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Global Gifts at Nora: How to Care for Succulent Plants and Cacti

Global Gifts at Nora: How to Care for Succulent Plants and Cacti

Product Feature: Easy Care Tabletop Gardens For those occasions when you're inspired to give the gift of (plant) life, Global Gifts at Nora offers a variety of table top gardens, year-round. Lisa, our resident Gardenista, chooses cacti and succulents for our fair trade planters, because they're so easy to care for....

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