No longer reserved for bowls and mugs, ceramics are now wearable! These trendsetting earrings were created and hand-painted in in the village of Bat Trang, Vietnam, long-renowned for its pottery traditions. Here fair trade partnerships ensure that women artisans earn sustainable incomes by practicing the art of their ancestors.
How Your Purchase Helps:
Nonprofit organization, Craft Link, works with Vietnamese artisans to generate income with a focus on ethnic minorities and artisans with disabilities.
Craft Link also markets products from traditional Vietnamese handicraft villages. Craft Link helps artisan groups design new products, develop marketing opportunities, sells artisans’ handicrafts locally, and exports their handicrafts to fair trade organizations and commercial companies around the world.
The organization’s goals include cultural preservation, public education on traditional handicraft, income generation for small-scale Vietnamese artisans and acquiring new markets. Artisans working with Craft Link receive tools, interest-free loans, education, training and literacy classes.
Made in Vietnam