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...
Discover the Ancient Aztec Art of Amate Paper

Discover the Ancient Aztec Art of Amate Paper

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. Traditional Amate Art The traditional amate art they create...
Selina’s Story of Hope in Bangladesh

Selina’s Story of Hope in Bangladesh

Read Time: 2 min. In many areas of extreme poverty, school is not considered an essential need. Selina was the eldest of five children growing up in extreme poverty in Bangladesh. As her parents struggled to provide for their children’s essential needs, they could not...
Giving Women in India Voice, Choice, & Dignity

Giving Women in India Voice, Choice, & Dignity

Read Time: 5 min. Surrounded by her fellow Artisans in a small private workshop in India, Mosmeen smiles as she braids the turquoise cotton cording and threads the delicate glass beads of her woven bracelet. As she ties on the finishing tassels, she knows that each...