Violence

Sexual harassment, child abuse, incest, rape, murder, war, it’s impossible today to hear a news report that doesn’t talk about  violent acts perpetrated by men. There are no easy answers to the problem of male violence particularly in a world that seems to thrive on aggression and physical force. Men’s Work reaches straight to its root…

Fir Fir Scarf

  Fir Fir Scarf is a unique design. It is handmade by women who had rough times either by human trafficking, slavery or other economically challenging situations. The scarf is super soft and it is classical and traditional. Its light design makes it perfect for all seasons. The colors are so beautiful and they all…

Pre-Labor Margarita Bash!

Come join us one week from today for the Pre-Labor Day Margarita Bash being held at Catrina’s South Tampa, 2402 S MacDill Ave, Tampa, FL, 33629! We will have a selection of new dresses, purses and accessories that will allow you to smoothly transition into Fall! Event is next Wednesday, August 31st from 6PM to 9PM! Join us…

Darkness Cannot Drive Out Darkness Only Light Can

“Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.” (Martin Luther King, Jr.) “It is from numberless diverse acts of courage and belief that human history is shaped. Each time a man stands up for an ideal, or acts to improve the lot of…

Recycled Key Chains!

We recently added a selection of Nahui Ollin cube Keychains to our stock! Nahui Ollin designer Olga Abadi discovered the ancient Mayan technique of binding everyday materials into handbags and accessories at a cultural festival in Mexico. She realized that this process not only prevents the emission of harmful chemicals into our atmosphere by recycling, but…

Back to School In Style!

Going back to school from a relaxing summer can be nerve-racking! Why not relieve that by going to school in style and with a story to tell?! We have a great selection of backpacks, computer bags, notebooks and other school accessories, both in store and online! All handmade and ready to be shown off! Backpack (link to…

Archie Duffle Bag

  Nahui Olin was the first lady to incorporate the classic materials to a beautiful colorful bags. In recent years, Olga Abadi established her company to develop an eco-friendly bags using an ancient Mayan technique. Archie bag is a unique design and it is easy to carry. This type of bags are becoming very popular…

Action is important

Action no matter how small or seemingly insignificant is better than doing nothing.

Is There Hope to Change

There are things about yourself that you don’t like. So you change them, right? Well, not exactly. It’s more likely that you keep on doing them, even though you say you’d like to change them. So, is there hope to change? Yes, there is. But you can’t just snap your fingers and say goodbye to…

Sterling Silver and Gemstone Ring

Sterling silver and gemstone ring is handmade by women in Afghanistan who are experiencing time of hardship. Each ring features a random selection of Red Tourmaline or Multi-colored Tourmaline woven into sterling silver inlay. The gems are minerals that have been chosen for their beauty and durability, then cut and polished for use of human…

Recycled Cambodian Mermaid Rice Bag

This tote is made of recycled rice sacks. It is roomy, lightweight and perfect to carry around. The twin handles with woven strap reinforcement makes it a long lasting investment. Recycling unwanted totes reduces landfill waste as the amount of resources needed to produce new bags. Also, it lessens the waste produced by the manufacturing…