U.S. Ethical Shopping Guide

Wedding Gifts

 

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

(NOTES: This is a shopping guide so prices and availability can change without notice.  If you buy through some of these links, a small amount may come back to help support the mission of Change the World by How You Shop.)

"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.

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

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

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

Sells products handmade by women rising out of poverty. They offer a beautiful selection of high quality, ethically-made home decor, which would make awesome wedding gifts.

31 Bits
Thirty One Bits Marble Ring Sculpted Vase. Ethically handmade. https://31bits.com/collections/goods

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.

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

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

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

""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.

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

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.

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

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

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

For more ideas for formal wear for the whole family, check out our page:

Ethical Formal Wear

to find something to wear to the wedding.

Formal Wear
Ethical Formal Wear: Ethical Fashion Shopping Guide.

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Fair trade and fairly made goods. They sell an amazing selection of ethical and fair trade home decor,  everything from dishware to linens and lots of great wedding gifts. (Use the code: 

ShopWithLeeAnne for 10% off your entire order.)

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

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.

HUGG Mission Market
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

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

Bought Beautifully
Bought Beautifully  hand carved wooden frame.

"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.

 

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

Offers “beautiful products at a price that is fair to the artisans who create them." They sell beautiful lacy platters and soap dishes, handmade by women fleeing homelessness and domestic abuse.

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Mosaic Collective
Mosaic Collective ring dish. https://mosaiccollective.org/collections/decor

"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.

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

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!)

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

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

Ethical Wedding Planning Guide​

for products and ideas.

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

To find gifts for the honeymooners, check out our guide:

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"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.

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

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

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

"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.

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

“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.

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

“'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.

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

"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.

 

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

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

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

For ideas on what to wear to the wedding, check out these posts by one of my favorite bloggers for:

Ethical Wedding Guest Outfits

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

Visit our

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for more wedding gift ideas.

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

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