The Ancient Art of Amate – How It’s Made

The Ancient Art of Amate – How It’s Made

Read Time: 2 min. Preserving the ancient Artisan traditions of her ancestors, Maribel and her husband, Jorge, create beautiful amate art from the bark of local trees that grow near their village in Mexico. How It’s Made Choosing the Best Tree Bark “Amate...
Afsar’s Story of Hope

Afsar’s Story of Hope

Read Time: 1 min. Eighteen years old, Afsar is young and beautiful… and painfully shy. In spite of her timid nature, she commands the attention of everyone who meets her. Her craftsmanship skills are surprising for someone so young and seemingly insecure. Thankful for...
This Fair-Trade Story Has a Fairy-Tale Ending!

This Fair-Trade Story Has a Fairy-Tale Ending!

Read Time: 3 min. Once Upon a Time in India Once upon a time in India, two young aspiring designers went to school to pursue their passion for fashion and Artisan traditions. Over the years, they developed a special bond over their mutual desire to use their talents...