Armando Buitron Art Show at Global Gifts Columbus

Armando Buitron Art Show at Global Gifts Columbus

Global Gifts in Columbus is hosting an art show as part of our celebration of World Fair Trade Day! The show features original works by Ecuadorian artist Armando Buitron and will run from May 4-13. Buitron’s acrylic paintings on cotton fiber paper feature colorful scenes of “small” moments that transcend....

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GLOBAL GIFTS SHORT NORTH: Fair Trade Djembe Rhythms

GLOBAL GIFTS SHORT NORTH: Fair Trade Djembe Rhythms

Originating in West Africa, the djembe is a drum usually made with a hardwood body and an animal skin drum head. The word "djembe" comes from the traditional saying in Mali, "Anke djé, anke bé." In English, this means: "Everyone gather together in peace." We can't think of a better...

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GLOBAL GIFTS: CELEBRATE WORLD FAIR TRADE DAY

GLOBAL GIFTS: CELEBRATE WORLD FAIR TRADE DAY

“Be an agent for change” is a call to action and it’s also the theme for World Fair Trade Day this year! If you think that there’s nothing you can do to help ensure that farmers, food producers, weavers, and other artisans are treated with fairness, dignity, and have safe...

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What's a Bindi and What Does it Mean?

What's a Bindi and What Does it Mean?

In India, the red bindi is a sign of love and empowerment. On World Fair Trade Day, Saturday, May 14th, we want to use the bindi as a symbol of our respect for mothers and women artisans around the world. And, you can join us by dropping by any of the...

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