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The Village Country Store - Handmade Fair Trade Artisan Gifts

Our Shop Fair Trade gifts and crafts store offers one of a kind, handcrafted artisan crafts from around the globe.

Your purchase of fair trade products helps to improve the living conditions in developing countries by offering economic sustainability through fair trade market values and by providing a living wage to the artisans for their handcrafted wares and crafts, whereby reducing poverty and giving hope for their future.  

Purchasing fairtrade certified products is an artisan to consumer process that brings dignity to individuals and their communities from developing countries as they struggle for medical, educational and economical independence.

Shop The Village Country Store for fair trade jewelry, bags, ornaments, home decor, linens and dinnerware.  We carry Haitian wall art, yoga accessories, baskets, pottery, candles and more! From Africa, the Americas and Asia, our artisans use natural and recycled materials; utilizing silk, linen, cotton, wool, silver, brass, copper, precious stones, beads, seeds, wood, bamboo and more.

We hope that by meandering around our store, you will experience that open air feeling that you are walking among the villages of the artisans.

Collectively, we can be the change and hopefully improve the lives of others with whom we share our planet.

 


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$ 26.00

 Virgo (August 23 – September 22)Hand-carved from a single piece of Kisii soapstone by African artisans, the soapstone hearts are brightly painted and feature the zodiac sign on one side and the zodiac name on the other.  A great giftable for a birthday or as keepsake reminder to share the love with your family and friends.   Measures approximately 2.25-inches...

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$ 26.00

 Taurus (April 20 – May 20)Hand-carved from a single piece of Kisii soapstone by African artisans, the soapstone hearts are brightly painted and feature the zodiac sign on one side and the zodiac name on the other.  A great giftable for a birthday or as keepsake reminder to share the love with your family and friends.   Measures approximately 2.25-inches...

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$ 26.00

 Scorpio (October 23 – November 21)Hand-carved from a single piece of Kisii soapstone by African artisans, the soapstone hearts are brightly painted and feature the zodiac sign on one side and the zodiac name on the other.  A great giftable for a birthday or as keepsake reminder to share the love with your family and friends.   Measures approximately 2.25-inches...

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$ 26.00

 Sagittarius (November 22 – December 21)Hand-carved from a single piece of Kisii soapstone by African artisans, the soapstone hearts are brightly painted and feature the zodiac sign on one side and the zodiac name on the other.  A great giftable for a birthday or as keepsake reminder to share the love with your family and friends.   Measures approximately 2.25-inches...

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$ 26.00

 Pisces (February 19 – March 20)Hand-carved from a single piece of Kisii soapstone by African artisans, the soapstone hearts are brightly painted and feature the zodiac sign on one side and the zodiac name on the other.  A great giftable for a birthday or as keepsake reminder to share the love with your family and friends.   Measures approximately 2.25-inches...

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$ 26.00

 Libra (September 23 – October 22)Hand-carved from a single piece of Kisii soapstone by African artisans, the soapstone hearts are brightly painted and feature the zodiac sign on one side and the zodiac name on the other.  A great giftable for a birthday or as keepsake reminder to share the love with your family and friends.   Measures approximately 2.25-inches...

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$ 26.00

Hand-carved from a single piece of Kisii soapstone by African artisans, the soapstone hearts are brightly painted and feature the zodiac sign on one side and the zodiac name on the other.  A great giftable for a birthday or as keepsake reminder to share the love with your family and friends.   Measures approximately 2.25-inches and under 1 inch thick....

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$ 26.00

Gemini (May 21 – June 20) Hand-carved from a single piece of Kisii soapstone by African artisans, the soapstone hearts are brightly painted and feature the zodiac sign on one side and the zodiac name on the other.  A great giftable for a birthday or as keepsake reminder to share the love with your family and friends.   Measures approximately 2.25-inches...

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$ 26.00

 Capricorn (December 22 – January 19)Hand-carved from a single piece of Kisii soapstone by African artisans, the soapstone hearts are brightly painted and feature the zodiac sign on one side and the zodiac name on the other.  A great giftable for a birthday or as keepsake reminder to share the love with your family and friends.   Measures approximately 2.25-inches...

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$ 26.00

 Cancer (June 21 – July 22)Hand-carved from a single piece of Kisii soapstone by African artisans, the soapstone hearts are brightly painted and feature the zodiac sign on one side and the zodiac name on the other.  A great giftable for a birthday or as keepsake reminder to share the love with your family and friends.   Measures approximately 2.25-inches...

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$ 26.00

 Aries (March 21 – April 19)Hand-carved from a single piece of Kisii soapstone by African artisans, the soapstone hearts are brightly painted and feature the zodiac sign on one side and the zodiac name on the other.  A great giftable for a birthday or as keepsake reminder to share the love with your family and friends.   Measures approximately 2.25-inches...

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$ 26.00

Aquarius (January 20 – February 18)Hand-carved from a single piece of Kisii soapstone by African artisans, the soapstone hearts are brightly painted and feature the zodiac sign on one side and the zodiac name on the other.  A great giftable for a birthday or as keepsake reminder to share the love with your family and friends.   Measures approximately 2.25-inches...

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$ 29.99

These colorful bracelets are great as singles or stacked.  Each piece is hand-crafted by artisans using local materials.  The intricate beads are carved from bone and hand painted.  Ethically sourced bone. Brass Beads. Adjustable slider to fit all wrist sizes. The story behind the art: Reimagining the aesthetics of sustainable, ethical fashion, this collection of jewelry is handmade by artisans...

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$ 29.99

These colorful bracelets are great as singles or stacked.  Each piece is hand-crafted by artisans using local materials.  The intricate beads are carved from bone and hand painted.  Ethically sourced bone. Brass Beads. Adjustable slider to fit all wrist sizes. The story behind the art: Reimagining the aesthetics of sustainable, ethical fashion, this collection of jewelry is handmade by artisans...

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$ 29.99

These colorful bracelets are great as singles or stacked.  Each piece is hand-crafted by artisans using local materials.  The intricate beads are carved from bone and hand painted.  Ethically sourced bone. Brass Beads. Adjustable slider to fit all wrist sizes. The story behind the art: Reimagining the aesthetics of sustainable, ethical fashion, this collection of jewelry is handmade by artisans...

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$ 29.99

These colorful bracelets are great as singles or stacked.  Each piece is hand-crafted by artisans using local materials.  The intricate beads are carved from bone and hand painted.  Ethically sourced bone. Brass Beads. Adjustable slider to fit all wrist sizes. The story behind the art: Reimagining the aesthetics of sustainable, ethical fashion, this collection of jewelry is handmade by artisans...

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$ 29.99

These colorful bracelets are great as singles or stacked.  Each piece is hand-crafted by artisans using local materials.  The intricate beads are carved from bone and hand painted.  Ethically sourced bone. Brass Beads. Adjustable slider to fit all wrist sizes. The story behind the art: Reimagining the aesthetics of sustainable, ethical fashion, this collection of jewelry is handmade by artisans...

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$ 16.00

This handmade necklace is crafted from glass beads and brass. A great piece on its own or layered. It measures approximately 12 inches with an extender chain to 14 inches. The brass is polished and will patina with wear. Expect minor nuances due to the hand crafted nature. The story behind the art: Reimagining the aesthetics of sustainable, ethical fashion,...

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$ 49.99

These stunning elephant bookends are carved from Gorara Soapstone in the Uttar Pradesh region of India.  The stone is stained a beautiful, rich teal with a smooth and shiny finish.  The bookends are a substantial, heavy stonework, each a piece of art.Product Features: Type: Home Decor. Colors: Teal. Non-toxic Dye. Materials: Gorara Soapstone.  Dimensions: 5.5 inches tall by 4 inches...

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$ 19.99

Simple and stylish, this heart cuff bracelet with silver matte finish is delicate enough to wear alone or layered to make a statement. Star and Moon accents measure approximately 1/3 inch. Slightly adjustable size. Interior diameter is approximately 2.5-inches wide. Brass, Silver plate finish. The story behind the art: Reimagining the aesthetics of sustainable, ethical fashion, this collection of jewelry...

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$ 29.99

This delicate heart pendant is great as a standalone piece or or layered.  The heart is delicately brushed to add a shimmer. Chain measures approximately 14 inches in length with 4 inch extender . Crescent moon pendant measures approximately .75-inch. Silver polished brass.  The story behind the art:Reimagining the aesthetics of sustainable, ethical fashion, this collection of jewelry is handmade...

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$ 29.99

This delicate crescent moon pendant is great as a standalone piece or or layered.  The moon is delicately brushed to add a shimmer. Chain measures approximately 14 inches in length with 4 inch extender . Crescent moon pendant measures approximately .75-inch. Silver polished brass.  The story behind the art:Reimagining the aesthetics of sustainable, ethical fashion, this collection of jewelry is...

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$ 69.99

This set of three baskets are hand crafted by women in the Uttar Pradesh region of India.  Beautiful accent pieces in your home or great wall decor.  The trio creates a beautiful collection on a living room or kitchen wall.  The trays are sturdy and durable.  Sustainable Decor at its best!   Product Features: Type: Basket. Colors: Natural and Pink. Materials: Dried...

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$ 69.99

This set of three baskets are hand crafted by women in the Uttar Pradesh region of India.  Beautiful accent pieces in your home or great wall decor.  The trio creates a beautiful collection on a living room or kitchen wall.  The trays are sturdy and durable.  Sustainable Decor at its best!   Product Features: Type: Basket. Colors: Natural and Black. Materials: Dried...

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$ 69.99

This set of three baskets are hand crafted by women in the Uttar Pradesh region of India.  Beautiful accent pieces in your home or great wall decor.  The trio creates a beautiful collection on a living room or kitchen wall.  The trays are sturdy and durable.  Sustainable Decor at its best!   Product Features: Type: Basket. Colors: Natural and Black. Materials: Dried...

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$ 19.99

Mr. Owl is the perfect addition to any desk.  This wooden pen holder and eyeglass stand is whimsical and fun.  Handmade in India from mango wood and hand-painted with lead-free paint.Product Features: Type: Pen holder, eyeglass stand. Colors: Mint Green. Materials: Mango wood: .  Dimensions: 5.25 inches tall. Story behind the Art: Wood products are crafted in Saharanpur in the region of...

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$ 19.99

This wooden pen holder and eyeglass stand is whimsical and fun.  Great to liven up a desk! Handmade in India from Sheesham wood.Product Features: Type: Pen holder, eyeglass stand. Colors: Stained wood. Materials: Mixed wood: Sheesham wood, Tun.  Dimensions: 5 inches tall by 4 inches. Story behind the Art: Wood products are crafted in Saharanpur in the region of Uttar Pradesh, India...

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$ 19.99

The honeybee, whose world revolves around its colony, is a reminder to keep focused on creating harmony in our family and community. This brass honeybee ring makes a great reminder that everything is going to bee okay! Honeybee accents measure approximately 1/2 inch. Adjustable size. Interior diameter is approximately 2.5-inches wide. Brass, Silver plate with black antique finish. The story...

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$ 39.99

This textured bohemian art will warm up and elevate any space in your home.  The neutral hues blend beautifully with any decor and add a conversation starter to  your space.  This piece transports you to a place where handlooms and artistry thrive.  The artisans from the Panipat, Haryana region of India have long worked in the textile crafts; each piece...

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$ 39.99

This textured bohemian art will warm up and elevate any space in your home.  From the neutral base is a pop of 3-D color featuring raspberry, green, and navy.  The neutral hues blend beautifully with any decor and add a conversation starter to your space.  This piece transports you to a place where handlooms and artistry thrive.  The artisans from...

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$ 39.99

This textured bohemian art will warm up and elevate any space in your home.  The neutral hues blend beautifully with any decor and add a conversation starter to  your space.  This piece transports you to a place where handlooms and artistry thrive.  The artisans from the Panipat, Haryana region of India have long worked in the textile crafts; each piece...

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$ 39.99

This textured bohemian art will warm up and elevate any space in your home.  The neutral hues blend beautifully with any decor and add a conversation starter to  your space.  This piece transports you to a place where handlooms and artistry thrive.  The artisans from the Panipat, Haryana region of India have long worked in the textile crafts; each piece...

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$ 24.99

Handcrafted in India with a traditional papier-mâché technique, these beautiful hand-painted ornaments celebrate the season with whimsical designs. Each piece is a small piece of art. Set of 2 ornaments.  Hand-painted designs, glossy finish.  Measures approximately 3-inches in diameter.  Hanging loop with tassel.  Story behind the Art: The region of Uijain is renowned for its Papier Mache art.  Papier Mache is an age-old...

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$ 24.99

Handcrafted in India with a traditional papier-mâché technique, these beautiful hand-painted ornaments celebrate the season with whimsical designs.  Set of 2 ornaments.  Hand-painted designs, glossy finish.  Each ornament measures approximately 3-inches in diameter.  Hanging loop with tassel.  Due to the handmade nature, small variations in size, color, shape, pattern, or other characteristics may be evident. Each piece is truly a unique...

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$ 24.99

Handcrafted in India with a traditional papier-mâché technique, these beautiful hand-painted ornaments celebrate the season with whimsical designs. Each piece is a small piece of art. Set of 2 ornaments.  Hand-painted designs, glossy finish.  Measures approximately 3-inches in diameter.  Hanging loop with tassel.  Story behind the Art: The region of Uijain is renowned for its Papier Mache art.  Papier Mache is an age-old...

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$ 32.50

This decorative Snakes & Ladders game is hand-carved from Sheesham wood.  The box features the hand-painted snakes.  The top lifts to store the four pegs and die.  This is a fun game and also a decorative piece that looks great out on a table or shelf.  The hand-crafted nature makes this a special game box that is one of a...

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$ 29.99

This decorative Nine Men Norris game box is hand-carved from Sheesham wood.  The top lifts to store the bag of pegs.  This is a fun game and also a decorative piece that looks great out on a table or shelf.  The hand-crafted nature makes this a special game box that is one of a kind.  Instructions included. Product Features: Type: Games....

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$ 59.99

This exquisite Sheesham wood box transforms into two games: mancala and cribbage.  The game is a beautiful home decor accent piece that is also functional to create fun game memories for the family.  The game box is hand-carved, featuring peg holes on the exterior for cribbage.  The box is accented with brass hinges and a brass closure.  When opened, the...

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$ 44.99

The star chime is just magnificent with intricate cut-out work, nine bells that make beautiful sounds, and decorative glass disks adorning the chains.  This is a piece of art that can be used as statement wall art decor or a garden chime.  Handmade by artisans at a family workshop in Behat, India, the metal working craft has been passed down from one...

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$ 29.99

The Celtic chime makes a statement with the cut-out work and glass accented circle in the center.  The five bells hang from chains featuring glass decorative beads.  This is a piece of art that can be used as statement wall art decor or a garden chime.  Handmade by artisans at a family workshop in Behat, India, the metal working craft has been...

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$ 49.99

The birdhouse chime features two embossed birds perched above five miniature bird houses.  The nine bells make sweeet sounds as the bird houses sway.  The glass bead accents add a shimmer.  This is a piece of art that can be used as statement wall art decor or a garden chime.  Handmade by artisans at a family workshop in Behat, India, the metal working...

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$ 29.99

The elephant chime is handcrafted from recycled iron, hand embossed, and painted with an antique copper finish and colorful accents.  This chime works well as indoor art or an outdoor garden chime.   Elephant trunks pointed upward is thought to dispense energy, luck and prosperity!  Handmade by artisans at a family workshop in Behat, India, the metal working craft has been passed down...

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$ 29.99

This sturdy, hand-crafted basket is simple, yet artistic and goes with a wide range of styles from boho to traditional.  The basket's durability makes it both decorative and functional.  Whether you use this as a planter, desk accessory, kitchen utensil container, or an an accent piece on a mantle... you will love it.  Sustainable Decor at its best! Product Features: Type:...

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$ 29.99

This sturdy, hand-crafted basket is simple, yet artistic and goes with a wide range of styles from boho to traditional.  The basket's durability makes it both decorative and functional.  Whether you use this as a planter, desk accessory, kitchen utensil container, or an an accent piece on a mantle... you will love it.  Sustainable Decor at its best! Product Features: Type:...

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$ 29.99

This sturdy, hand-crafted basket is simple, yet artistic and goes with a wide range of styles from boho to traditional.  The basket's durability makes it both decorative and functional.  Whether you use this as a planter, desk accessory, kitchen utensil container, or an an accent piece on a mantle... you will love it.  Sustainable Decor at its best! Product Features: Type:...

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$ 19.99

Simple and stylish, this lotus cuff bracelet with matte finish is delicate enough to wear alone for understated style, or layer it with other bracelets to make a statement. The story of the lotus flower is a symbol of magical rebirth and has a spiritual connection to Eastern cultures. With it's roots based in mud, it submerges every night into...

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$ 16.00

This handmade necklace is crafted from glass beads and brass. A great piece on its own or layered. It measures approximately 12 inches with an extender chain to 14 inches. The brass is polished and will patina with wear. Expect minor nuances due to the hand crafted nature. The story behind the art: Reimagining the aesthetics of sustainable, ethical fashion,...

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$ 16.00

This handmade necklace is crafted from glass beads and brass. A great piece on its own or layered. It measures approximately 12 inches with an extender chain to 14 inches. The brass is polished and will patina with wear. Expect minor nuances due to the hand crafted nature. The story behind the art: Reimagining the aesthetics of sustainable, ethical fashion,...

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