Albany, NY

Albany, NY

Stuyvesant Plaza, Suite 41,
1475 Western Avenue
Albany, NY 12203
518-435-9307
albany@tenthousandvillages.com

Store Hours

Closed on Memorial Day

Mon-Fri: 10am—9pm
Saturday: 10am—6pm
Sunday 12am—5pm

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Sands of Time

The desert is an ancient canvas, unchanged by the suns and winds of a million moons. Sculpted stone whispers the wisdom of the ages, earthenware bears skill that transcends generations, marbled patterns mirror swirling sands, creating a collection defined by rugged spirit and refined by artistic legacy.


Ten Thousand Villages in Albany, NY, is a fair trade retailer of artisan-crafted home decor, personal accessories and gift items from across the globe. Featuring products from more than 130 artisan groups in some 38 countries, we are part of a network of over 390 retail outlets throughout the United States selling Ten Thousand Villages products.

As one of the world’s oldest and largest fair trade organizations, Ten Thousand Villages has spent more than 60 years cultivating trading relationships in which artisans receive a fair price for their work and consumers have access to distinctive handcrafted items. We seek to establish long-term buying relationships in places where skilled artisans are under- or unemployed, and in which they lack other opportunities for income. A founding member of the World Fair Trade Organization (WFTO), Ten Thousand Villages sees fair trade as an alternative approach to conventional international trade.

Ten Thousand Villages Albany has been a provider of wonderfully handmade goods to the Capital Region since 2001!


About Us

About Ten Thousand Villages in Albany, NY

Ten Thousand Villages in Albany, NY, is a fair trade retailer of artisan-crafted home decor, personal accessories and gift items from across the globe. Featuring products from more than 130 artisan groups in some 38 countries, we are part of a network of over 390 retail outlets throughout the United States selling Ten Thousand Villages products.

As one of the world’s oldest and largest fair trade organizations, Ten Thousand Villages has spent more than 60 years cultivating trading relationships in which artisans receive a fair price for their work and consumers have access to distinctive handcrafted items. We seek to establish long-term buying relationships in places where skilled artisans are under- or unemployed, and in which they lack other opportunities for income. A founding member of the World Fair Trade Organization (WFTO), Ten Thousand Villages sees fair trade as an alternative approach to conventional international trade.

Volunteer

Volunteer at Ten Thousand Villages in Albany, NY

Join the hundreds of volunteers who generously contribute their time and energy to the Ten Thousand Villages community. We welcome you to help advance our mission by joining our team as a volunteer. The contributions of highly-motivated and passionate individuals are crucial to our nonprofit organization. Volunteers assist in many areas of store operation-from interacting with customers to unpacking shipments of product from all over the world!

Come fill out a volunteer application at our store or contact us for more information.

Sales & Events

Upcoming Events

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Fall Clearance Sale - September 1, 2015 - September 16, 2015

FALL CLEARANCE SALE
at participating stores through
Wednesday, September 16

fall clearance sale

Now's the perfect time to fall in love
with our jewelry, accessories and
home accents... as we make room for
new fairly traded treasures from
makers around the world!


Artisans have been paid in full. Offer valid at participating stores until 9/16/15. Check local store for participation. Not valid with other offers or discounts.

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Hours

Store Hours

Closed on Memorial Day

Mon-Fri: 10am—9pm
Saturday: 10am—6pm
Sunday 12am—5pm