Ethical & Fair Trade Wedding

Wedding Gifts that Give Back

 

If you are invited to a wedding this year, below you will find some fantastic ethically-made and fair trade wedding gifts.  Buy a unique, beautiful, handmade gift that will bless both the new couple and the artisan who created it.

(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.)

Serrv Wedding Gift Alpaca Throw. Fair Trade. https://www.serrv.org/category/gifts-for-couples
Serrv

"A nonprofit, fair trade organization dedicated to lifting disadvantaged artisans, farmers, and their families out of poverty." They offer beautiful, high-quality fair trade wedding gifts and even a wedding gift registry.

Ten Thousand Villages wedding goblets. Fair trade. https://www.tenthousandvillages.com/the-newlyweds
Ten Thousand Villages

"The original fair trader," started in 1946! They offer beautiful fair trade wedding gifts, bridal shower gifts and cards, and a wedding gift registry.

Rosie's Boutique Love and Happiness Handmade Wedding Card.
Rosie's Boutique

“Rosie's greeting cards exists to create jobs for mamas in Haiti." They offer beautiful, handmade wedding cards for the wedding or bridal shower.

Haiti Design Co. pineapple horn dish.  Ethically made in Haiti. http://haitidesignco.org/shop/?category=Home+%26+Gift
Haiti Design Co.

Works in Haiti to develop "craftsmen and leaders that are able to use their skills to provide for their families." Their beautiful horn platters and serve ware would make unique wedding gifts.

Give a Damn Goods chef board. https://giveadamngoods.com/collections/shop-sustainable-home-goods
Give a Damn Goods

“Focuses on affordable goods that make a difference.” They offer high-quality, ethically-made home goods which would make beautiful wedding gifts.

Sewing God's Seeds painted trays wedding. Fair trade. https://sewinggodsseeds.com/market?category=Home+Goods
Sewing God's Seeds

""Empowering and supporting artisans and missionaries."   They offer beautiful fair trade home decor, including serving trays, kitchen linens, baskets, and more great gifts for the new couple.

Shop With a Mission silk placemat set. Fair trade. https://shopwithamission.com/collections/dining-entertainment
Shop With a Mission

On a mission “to equip and assist people in developing countries to break the cycle of poverty through their handiwork and creativity." They sell fair trade silk placemat sets and other beautiful wedding gifts.

Amma's Umma wedding card. https://ammasumma.com/collections/cards
Amma's Umma

"An ethical boutique that gives back to adoptions." They offer greeting cards for weddings or bridal showers.

Ethical Wedding Guide. www.changetheworldbyhowyoushop.com/wedding
Wedding Planning

If you are involved in planning the wedding, check out our:

Ethical Wedding Planning Guide​

for products and ideas.

The Village Country Store Love Pillow. https://www.thevillagecountrystore.com/
The Village Country Store

Fair trade and fairly made goods. They sell an amazing selection of ethical and fair trade home decor,  everything from dishware to linens for wedding gifts. 

 

 

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HUGG Mission Market pacot cheese board. Ethically made and creating jobs in Haiti for youth transitioning out of orphanages. https://huggmissionmarket.org/collections/home-collection
HUGG Mission Market

Provides a "hand up" instead of a "hand out" to young men transitioning out of orphanages in Haiti. They offer high-quality, handcrafted home goods, perfect for wedding gifts.

Bought Beautifully  hand carved wooden frame.
Bought Beautifully

“Purchase a product--transform a life.”  Their unique collection of home and kitchen decor includes beautiful gifts for the newlyweds.

Papillon Mr. & Mrs. Haitian metal art. Fair Trade. https://papillonmarketplace.com/collections/wedding
Papillon

"Creating jobs for mothers & fathers who don’t want to have to abandon their children to an orphanage." They offer Haitian metal art which makes beautiful fair trade wedding gifts.

 

Sari Bari Quilt. Made from upcycled saris.
Sari Bari

"Recycled saris are re-imagined and hand-stitched in the kantha style by a woman impacted by human trafficking and the commercial sex trade." They offer a beautiful collection of home decor linens in vibrant colors.​​

CrossTrade terracotta baking dish set. Fair trade and handmade in Brazil. https://crosstrade.org/collections/lemontree-ceramic
CrossTrade

"Built on the belief that giving job opportunities is the best way to provide HOPE for people in need."  They sell gorgeous wooden placemats and beautiful terra cotta ceramic bakeware and serving dishes.

Gifts With a Cause wire love bowl. Fair trade. https://www.giftswithacause.com/Fair-Trade-Bowls-s/1828.htm
Gifts With a Cause

Their mission is "to provide sustainable income to artisans in developing countries."  They sell beautiful fair trade wire "love" bowls which make a cool wedding gift (this was a hit at the bridal shower I gifted it at!)

Our 1st Christmas Wedding Gift Ornament.
Women of Hope

"Weaving together business and discipleship" for women in Guatemala. They sell beaded "Our 1st Christmas" ornaments for the bride and groom.

Still Being Molly Ethical Mommy and Me Wedding Outfits. https://www.stillbeingmolly.com/?s=wedding
Still Being Molly

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Education and More Fair Trade towels. https://www.educationandmore.org/collections/fouta-turkish-towels
Education and More

"Strives to reduce poverty in Guatemala by providing educational opportunities for students of all ages."  They sell gorgeous fair trade bath towels and kitchen linens.

Amani Ya Juu fair trade wedding gfts. Handmade in Africa. https://amaniafrica.org/collections/kitchen-and-home
Amani Ya Juu

"A social economic enterprise committed to peace and reconciliation for African women."  They sell gorgeous fair trade home and kitchen products. 

Karama Collection Savannah towels. Handwoven in Ethopia. http://shop.karamacollection.com/shop/Home/
Karama Collection

"Karama alleviates poverty by restoring dignity through creative, purposeful work for artisans, beginning in Africa."  They sell beautiful home decor, including luxurious bath towels & kitchen linens and​ they offer gift cards.

Azizi Life Alexia Basket. Fair trade and handmade in Rwanda. https://azizilife.com/products/#baskets
Azizi Life

“Partners with rural Rwandans to bring fair trade beauty to your life and theirs.” They sell gorgeous woven fair trade baskets​, including trays, bowls and peace baskets.

Eternal Threads fair trade baskets.  Handwoven in Uganda by Rosemary. https://eternalthreads.org/product/rosemarys-basket/
Eternal Threads

“'Weaving hope and justice' to improve the lives of women and children who are at risk from extreme poverty and trafficking." They offer beautiful fair trade baskets, handwoven by Rosemary in Uganda, perfect for filling with gifts or as the gift itself.

Mercy House Global His and Hers Fair Trade Gift Box.
Mercy House

"A global marketplace and the beautiful products in this shop are made by women empowered by Mercy House Global." They offer fair trade gift boxes for the newlyweds.

 

Made Trade Casa Mineral Plate Set. https://www.madetrade.com/collections/plates-bowls
Made Trade

"Goods sourced ethically, traded fairly, and selected artfully.” They sell beautiful dishware and lots of other amazing wedding gifts.​

Give Back Good Recycled Etched Glass Heart Wedding Gifts that Give Back.
Give Back Goods

"Create a positive impact in the world with each purchase." They sell beautiful wedding gifts that give back.

Best places to find fair trade, ethical & give back wedding gifts for the newlyweds.

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