Rhapsody Scarves

While all of Joel Worldwear’s Rhapsody Scarves are very beautiful, I would like to draw attention to these two in particular which happen to be my personal favourites; the Camel and Blue Scarf and Forest Blue with pink flowers. These scarves would be ideal for livening up any outfit and you would know that you…

Wood Puzzle – Double Rhombic Star

A cool shape and another popular item in our collections. Teakwood, mahogany, ebony, jackfruit, magnolia and gemilina are used from wood which would otherwise have been discarded from sawmills. What a great way to recycle. They are handmade with traditional tools and techniques, the finish is beautiful and they will suit sitting on the finest…

Child Labour among Syrian Refugees

With the conflict in Syria has killed more than 220,000 people and displacing half of the population the effect has been terrible for the children Affected. According to this article in Reuters, they’re pushed into the workforce. Children in war zones and in refugee populations are especially vulnerable to recruitment as soldiers, sexual exploitation, and child labor….

Bracelet – Montana

So unique and one-of-a-kind. Made by the people of Montana, USA. Each bracelet is created with fine horse-hair. Soft to the touch and intricately braided for durability. Small turquise rivets adorn these bracelets which help to support the indigenous people of the Northwest Frontier in America. These bracelets were produced by hand in Billings, Montana.

Eco Bag By Freeset

Freeset has really gone the extra mile with these bags, their beautiful designs in a variety of colours really making the mark this season. Freeset supports women breaking away from Calcutta’s sex trade and your purchase will go directly towards supporting these ladies making a choice for the better amidst the dangerous and abhorrent backdrop…

Teasel & Tweed: Supporting Scottish Designers

If you ever find yourself in Aberdeen, Scotland and would like to buy something a little bit special, you want to know that what you buy is genuinely Scottish or maybe you just want to admire a wide and eclectic array of furnishings, accessories and gifts then Teasel & Tweed is a must visit. Located at 85…

The Garment Industry in Bangladesh … Improving?

Bangladesh has a spotty history of human rights and a long history of participation in the garment trade.  But a 2013 disaster may have been the turning point toward better treatment of that nation’s garment workers. Bangladesh is the third largest importer of clothing to the United States (after China and Vietnam), according to the…