Fair Trade Gift Inspiration
A week to go until Mother’s Day! If you haven’t started thinking about what to buy for that very special lady in your life, fear not as we have some great fair trade gift ideas which are sure to make her smile.
These beautiful hammered silver-plated leaf earrings are new in from Just Trade’s spring collection, handmade in India through the Flowering Desert Project which equips women from rural communities to make choices and improve their quality of life. The earrings are delicate but still striking and could be combined with this beautiful hand-embroidered jewellery roll also brand new from Just Trade to make an even more special gift.
We can’t get enough of the beautiful new geometric hand printed silk scarves from Just Trade. Lightweight, smooth and silky it’s luxurious in texture and is guaranteed to make your mum feel really special. Available in a range of colours, it is perfect for spring and sure to make great addition to your any scarf collection.
Staying with the geometric theme for spring, this stunning hand woven make up bag, again from Just Trade, is a useful but modern gift and is the perfect size for all her make up and brushes. If you really want to treat her why not fill it with some of her favourite cosmetics or a combine with a box of beautifully scented soap from Dalit, sure to make your mum smell and feel even more gorgeous than usual!
If your mum is more of a practical gift lover then you cant go wrong with the bread-warming basket from Traidcraft . Simply heat the terracotta plate in the oven and place in the basket to keep your rolls or pastries toasty warm – perfect for a leisurely brunch or when entertaining. Why not fill it with her favourite breads and combine with our Organic Strawberry Jam for a gorgeous gift which she will use time and time again.
We hope your mum loves her fair trade mother’s day gift and that you enjoy knowing that through it’s purchase you are supporting mother’s around the world who are working hard to provide for their families. Happy Mother’s Day xxxx