Ethical & Fair Trade Rugs

Rugs & Mats

For a long time many of the rugs sold around the world were made with forced child labor; small children weaving until their hands became arthritic.  Watch this short video from Good Weave to hear the rest of the story and how they are making a difference.  Below is where you can find fairly made and fair trade rugs which were made without exploiting any children.

(NOTES: Prices and availability may change without notice.  If you buy through some of these links, a small amount will come back to help support our mission.)

The Village Country Store oval jute rug.
The Village Country Store

Fair trade and fairly made gifts and crafts from around the globe. They offer a large selection of country style rugs in all different shapes and styles, including stair tread rugs. (Use the code: ShopVictorianHeartDecorWithLeeAnne to save 15% on Victorian Heart Decor rugs.)

Prices: $10 - $531

Ten Thousand Villages fair trade rug. https://www.tenthousandvillages.com/rugs-and-floor-mats
Ten Thousand Villages

"The original fair trader," started in 1946! They offer fair trade floor rugs, throw rugs and door mats.

Prices: $40 - $150

Made Trade block print rug. Sustainable home goods. https://www.madetrade.com/collections/rugs
Made Trade

"Goods sourced ethically, traded fairly, and selected artfully.” They sell a large selection of floor rugs.

Prices: $150 - $800

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Mercy House Global Handloomed throws. Fair trade. https://mercy-house.myshopify.com/collections/home-decor/products/loom-cotton-rugs
Mercy House

"A global marketplace and the beautiful products in this shop are made by women empowered by Mercy House Global." They offer a variety of fair trade, hand loomed throw rugs, available in multiple colors and sizes.

 

Prices: $78 - $176

Serrv cotton chenille blue diamond rug. Fair trade. https://www.serrv.org/category/pillows-rugs
Serrv

"A nonprofit, fair trade organization dedicated to lifting disadvantaged artisans, farmers, and their families out of poverty." They sell gorgeous, high quality, fair trade rugs.

Prices: $34 - $198

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Bought Beautifully woven rug.
Bought Beautifully

“Purchase a product--transform a life.”   They sell beautiful woven floor rugs.

Prices: $185

2nd Story Goods braided cotton rug. Ethically handmade in Haiti.
2nd Story Goods

Works in a small town in Haiti to provide much needed jobs and hope to their community. They offer beautiful ethically-made confetti rugs  and braided throw rugs.

Prices: $44 - $180

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Home Decor

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to find ethically-made candles, quilts, wall art, baskets and more.

The Village Country Store: Fairly Made Home Decor

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