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  • Ten Thousand Villages Holiday Gift Guide

    Posted on July 2, 2014

    Ten Thousand Villages offers quality home decor,  jewelry and gifts handcrafted by skilled artisans around the world. This year we've created a holiday gift guide with high-resolution images, product information and pricing. Here are the Gift Guide categories:

    Gifts that Make a Difference. Every gift from Ten Thousand Villages makes a profound difference in the life of the artisan who crafted it. Some products, however, connect more deeply at the heart level. This is our list of gifts that make a difference in ways words cannot express.

    Unique Gifts for Her. Choosing the perfect gift for your mom, sister or friend can sometimes be challenging because you want to choose a gift that is as special as she is. When you choose a handcrafted gift from Ten Thousand Villages, you'll know you chose a gift that she will treasure and a gift that will make a difference in the lives of artisans around the world.

    Stocking Stuffers. Ten Thousand Villages offers fun and whimsical stocking stuffer solutions at a variety of price points and for a variety of recipients! Each item is handcrafted by fairly paid skilled artisans, making your choice even better.

    Gifts from Recycled Materials. Interested in making a statement about your commitment to the environment with your gift-giving this holiday season? Choose from Ten Thousand Villages collection of gifts made from recycled materials.

    Gifts for Gardeners. Buying a gift for someone with a green thumb? Or a friend who is counting down the days until spring? Check out our collection of handcrafted gifts for the gardener in each of us.

    Gifts Under $50. Shopping on a budget? Browse these budget-friendly gifts for ideas bound to delight your family and friends.

    Gifts for Teachers. Choose a handcrafted gift for a  special teacher this year to show your appreciation for their hard work and dedication to your child.

    Gifts for Animal Lovers. Do you have a friend, family member or co-worker who loves every member of the animal kingdom? If so, browse our collection of whimsical animal-inspired gifts, designed to delight.

    Gifts for the Hostess. Invited to a holiday party? Or staying with friends this holiday season? Thank your host and hostess with one of these fairly traded gifts.

    Exclusive Products. Looking for a gift to impress? Explore our collection of quality, handcrafted gifts that are exclusively available at Ten Thousand Villages. Discover mud cloth wall hangings, unique patchwork bags and more -- only available at Ten Thousand Villages.

     


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  • Ten Thousand Villages Holiday Gift Guide: Stocking Stuffers

    Posted on June 27, 2014

    Ten Thousand Villages offers fun and whimsical stocking stuffer solutions at a variety of price points and for a variety of recipients! Each item is handcrafted by fairly paid skilled artisans, making your choice even better. Here are a few ideas:

    Assorted Animal Finger Puppets. Fuzzy, cheerful animal finger puppet is woven in bright acrylic and great for toddler play. Adapted from traditional alpaca wool clothing knitting by women artisans of Manos Aymaras in the village of Chucuito on Lake Titicaca in Peru. Suggested retail price, $4 each.

    To access a high-resolution image, click here.

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    Flax Cat Eye Pillow. The soft, patchwork cotton “cat” applies a gentle, soothing weight when placed over the eyes—perfect after yoga, to relieve eye stress or for a late-afternoon nap. The pillow, which is stuffed with flax seed, can be heated in the microwave. Handcrafted in Nepal. Suggested retail price, $18.

    To access a high-resolution image, click here.

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    Guatemalan Worry Dolls. According to Guatemalan legend, worry dolls have the ability to remove worries from sleeping children. Children tell one worry to each doll when they go to bed at night and place the dolls under their pillow. In the morning the dolls have taken their worries away. Suggested retail price, $6.

    To access a high-resolution image, click here.

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    Cycling Whimsy Earrings. Ingenious artisans hand-form these wire bicycle earrings, giving whimsical tribute to eco-friendly transport around the world. Handcrafted in Kenya. Suggested retail price, $12.

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    Dead Sea Mud Soap. Soothe your skin with the beneficial minerals of famous Dead Sea mud. This bar of olive oil soap is infused with Dead Sea mud. From Sindyanna of Galilee, a group of Arab and Jewish women working together to provide equal opportunities in development and employment. Suggested retail price, $9.

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    Enjoy Life Photo Holder. Enjoy life, like this fun little swinging figure from the artisans of Sapia in Colombia. Handmade in dried orange peel and cornhusk. Holds one photo for display. Suggested retail price, $16.

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    Animalia Luggage Tag. The fun way to recognize your luggage. Pop on an Animalia Luggage Tag and watch for your elephant, giraffe or owl to come round on the luggage carousel. Assorted animals on a leather tag. Great for kids’ luggage too. Suggested retail price, $14.

    To access a high-resolution image, click here.

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    Dancing Frog Statuette. Little froggy finishes his pirouette with utmost grace, and stands in his pose for all to admire. Made from recycled nuts and bolts, this froggy friend has the environment in mind. Handcrafted in Cambodia. Suggested retail price, $18.

    To access a high resolution image, click here.


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