DIY Projects and Crafts That Use Recycled Fabrics/Clothing

If you like crafts and recycling fabrics, this is the blog post for you. We have put together five cool craft projects that you can do at home. Whether you are new to sewing and crafts or whether you are a sewing master we have something for you. Each one is a green project that [...]

Give Back This Christmas

Christmas is about giving, family and enjoying the festivities. This holiday season you can give even more by buying through fair trade stores like EarthDivas.
Why Buy Fair Trade?
When you buy fair trade you know that the person who made it got paid fairly. When businesses use manufacturers abroad it is important that all the workers [...]

Behind the Scenes

Think about where you shop. Do you know where the items were manufactured? Do you know who made them? Were they made in a safe and fairly payed environment? Many may not know the answers to these questions, whether because it hasn’t been thought about or because stores do not tell you. At EarthDivas we [...]

Hemp and Cotton

As you may have read in our previous blog post we have added a trendy new autumn collection to our website. The new range features many must haves from handwarmers to bags. Many of our new items are made from cotton and hemp. These two fabrics have many advantages not just in style but also [...]

The Symbol OM

You may have seen the symbol OM or you may have chanted it in your yoga class but what does it mean? Our customers have been asking that very question so today we are going to find out.
The Symbol
OM is spiritual and religious symbol and is also a sound. The symbol and sound is used [...]

The Tree of Life

The tree of life is a symbol that appears on jewelry, bags and more. The design varies and it has a deep meaning across a variety of cultures. So, what is this popular tree symbol and what does it mean?
Tree of Life Meaning
This symbol has been seen throughout history, right back to ancient times. Each [...]

Make a Purchase That Matters

At EarthDivas we give 100% of the profits made to the artisans who create our products. Our goal is to help businesses grow and to give back to the artisans who work hard to make beautiful products. Our products are also handmade, fair trade and green.
Artisans We Work With
We work with businesses in Nepal. This [...]

Fair Trade Bags Fit for the Woods

Now that September is finally here, you can really tell fall is on its way. The nights are cool and crisp, the sun shines bright and clear during the day and, at least here in the mountains, the leaves are slowly starting to show the first signs of change.
I’ve been taking every opportunity to get [...]

They’re Classics for a Reason

Throughout the summer, I’ve been spending quite a bit of time here on the blog talking about our newest line of fair trade bags. It’s always fun to see the new designs our artisans come up with, and I love highlighting their talent here on the blog!
But, we do have some bags that are persistent [...]

My Favorite Fair Trade Baskets

If you’ve walked through any farmer’s market, Whole Foods, or Earth Fare, then you’ve likely see the colorful, handwoven baskets for sale there. These fair trade market baskets are beautiful to look at, and like many fair trade items, chances are it was woven by a woman struggling to feed her family.
I love looking at [...]