Fair trade Christmas ornaments are unique and of the highest quality, handmade by the world’s poorest artisans. When you buy fair trade Christmas ornaments you are supporting not only the people who’ve made them but also the ideals of recycling and zero waste. Fair trade Christmas ornaments are expertly crafted from materials such as orange peels and corn husks which might otherwise be thrown away.
Fair trade Christmas ornaments each have meaning. As your guests marvel at these beautiful decorations, you can retell the meaning of each piece and the meaning it brings into the lives of those who’ve crafted it.
If you would like to bring the meaning back into Christmas and buy fair trade Christmas ornaments there are 3 great websites with a huge array of these wonderful treasures.
Ten Thousand Villages
Ten Thousand Villages can be your first stop to buy fair trade Christmas ornaments. On the Ten Thousand Villages website, each fair trade Christmas ornament or set of ornaments is described in detail, from materials to dimensions to where it was made. In addition, on the Ten Thousand Villages website you can read about the artisan group that has crafted your fair trade Christmas ornament. The prices for fair trade Christmas ornaments on the Ten Thousand Villages website aren’t just reasonable, they are down right cheap! For example, you can buy four terra cotta ornaments handcrafted in Bangladesh for just $10. These fair trade Christmas ornaments are made by a group representing more than 4,000 rural woman artisans. If you buy fair trade Christmas ornaments from Ten Thousand Villages you will bring the meaning back into Christmas.
One World Projects
Another great place to buy fair trade Christmas ornaments is the One World Projects website. The fair trade Christmas ornaments available to buy from the One World Projects website are made from a variety of recycled materials and waste products including coal, glass, tangua nuts, corn husks and orange peels. The level of detail in the fair trade Christmas ornaments available on the One World Projects website is astonishing. If you buy the Rwandan Peace Ornaments from One World Projects, you will be directly reminded of the meaning of Christmas as each fair trade Christmas ornament comes with words of hope and peace from the Rwandese women who weave these sisal ornaments inside. One of these fair trade Christmas ornaments from One World Projects is $9.00.
World of Good
If you buy fair trade Christmas ornaments from the World of Good website, you will be doing a world of good and will bring the meaning back into Christmas. At the World of Good website you can buy high quality fair trade Christmas ornaments from 34 countries around the world. Not only can you buy these ornaments individually, but you can also buy them wholesale and feature them in your own small business. The World of Good website lets you do a world of good at Christmastime and the whole year through.