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Ten Thousand Villages Goodies

Thanks to Collin at Hip2Save, I re-learned about Ten Thousand Villages! I found them years ago and had bookmarked it but lost it and refound them thanks to Collin.  This company helps those around the world get paid fairly for their unique items, they are one of the largest fair trade organizations. The company founded by Edna Ruth Byler’s in 1946, from the back of her car! By purchasing these items you are not only getting unique and quality goods for you and your loved ones, but you are helping those around the world to be faithful providers for their loved ones!

I could spend thousands here literally if i could! However, even on super-saving budget you can get some amazing good and help some amazing people! I was going to buy just one thing, but ended up buying 7! Here is the details of my fabulous deals:

Ten Thousand Villages Handmade Agate Disk Pendant
Why I chose this? I love green, I love chunky pendants on simple necklaces and I love that it is made of natural material straight from Yahuwah!

Artisan Group Helped: Tara Projects

Country: India

About: TARA Projects stands for “Trade Alternative Reform Action.” Working in a 125-mile radius of Delhi, TARA is a fair trade program for community development and business.

Ten Thousand Villages Handmade Layered Spirals Earrings
Why I chose this?
It’s unique, the brass is glowing and I can just see myself smiling wearing them!

Artisan Group Helped: Trinity Jewelry Crafts

Country: Kenya

About: Trinity Jewelry Crafts is small jewelry–making business located on the edge of Kariobangi, one of the poorest sections of Nairobi and home to thousands of Kenyans. At the center profits are shared by the group, artisans participate in decision making and workers benefit from a pension and savings program.

Ten Thousand Villages Handmade Shesham Wood Pendant
Why I chose this?
The wood pendant with the carved flower motif is simple yet elegant. The colors are versatile too!

Artisan Group Helped: Archana Handicrafts

Country: India

About: Archana Handicrafts is the largest group of artisans from whom Ten Thousand Villages purchases products.

Ten Thousand Villages Handmade Filigree Necklace
Why I chose this?
It’s another glowing piece that just radiates light and energy to me.

Artisan Group Helped: Tara Projects

Country: India

Ten Thousand Villages Handmade Pearly Button Necklace
Why I chose this?
It’s funky and pink! I saw this and knew Jaya would love it. She took one look at it and asked if she could have it and I told her I already ordered it! With such a great price, I could not resist making her feel extra special.

Artisan Group Helped: Tara Projects

Country: India

Ten Thousand Villages Handmade Terra Cotta Foot Scrubber
Why I chose this?
I have never seen one of these. They don’t wear out and I have a feeling it will kick my Ped-Egg Pro’s butt. It is also all natural and handmade! Other places charge $8+ for similar terra cotta scrubbers, so though it was not on sale it was still a great deal.

Artisan Group Helped: Corr-The Jute Works

Country: Bangladesh

About: CORR stands for Christian Organization for Relief and Rehabilitation. Corr–The Jute Works is a women’s nonprofit handicraft marketing trust and exporter of quality handicrafts. Based in Dhaka, Bangladesh, The Jute Works represents more than 4,000 rural women artisans in 154 workshops.

Ten Thousand Villages Handmade Natural Allo Tote
Why I chose this?
I went back and forth on whether to get this or not. I never heard of Allo before and found the process intriguing. I love the fact it is all natural of course! It is large and I can see myself using it for a day at the beach, shopping or a weekend trip. It’s versatile, simple and beautiful. Not to mention a great deal!

Artisan Group Helped: Sana Hastakala

Country: Nepal

About: Sana Hastakala, which means “small handicraft” in Nepali, is a nongovernmental, nonprofit export organization based in Kathmandu. Sana Hastakala works to preserve the rich artistic skill and traditions of Nepali artisans, and provides additional training and marketing assistance to artisans.

Let’s break down how good of a deal this was.

Ten Thousand Villages Deal

Regular Price Total ($142) w/ Shipping ($8.50) + Taxes (7.75% for NC): $161.50

Sales + Clearance Price Total: $37
Extra 10% Discount: -$3.70
Taxes: $2.58
Shipping Special: FREE (Normally $8.50 for this same order)

Total Price: $35.88

Total Saved: 77.78%

Unfortunately, I found out about this deal last minute… So free shipping and the extra 10% are not available. So if you where to get the same exact order as me you would pay about $48 (assuming your state/country tax is the same as mine 7.75%), which would be a still an awesome 70% savings! Their normal shipping rates (e.g. UPS Ground start at $5.50) which is insanely reasonable! I will keep an eye out for new discount codes and free shipping deals, etc. and let you know as soon as I find out about them.

The above I got is just a small sample as to what is available at Ten Thousand Villages, click here now and check it out. They have items from $1 and up and something for everyone to love. Come back and let me know what you picked out!

I will be sure to write a review once they come in!

 


May Yahuwah bless you and keep you & yours!

Jamie Pelaez

Skype:
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‘I will bless the YaHuWaH at all times; His praise shall continually be in my mouth.’ ~TehaleYAim (Psalms) 34:1

‘Test all things and hold firmly that which is good.’ ~1  ThessalonikiAH (Thessalonians) 5:21

 

 


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Skype: Jamie.Pelaez ‘I will bless the YHWH at all times; His praise shall continually be in my mouth.’ ~TehaleYAim (Psalms) 34:1 ‘Test all things and hold firmly that which is good.’ ~1 ThessalonikiAH (Thessalonians) 5:21

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  1. says

    Thanks for sharing this accessories. I’m planning to purchase one as a gift this coming thanksgiving. I usually purchase this kind of stuff online as there are a lot of discounts available and it’s much faster.

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