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 [...]

Fair Trade Pre-Fall Bags

Right now, it’s the middle of July. We’re in the apex of summer, at a time when lightening bugs still hold sway, thunderstorms roll through in the afternoons to freshen things up, and you spend more time barefooted than you do wearing shoes. This time of year is full of lazy picnics, tree swings, open [...]

Fair Trade Travel Bags

I love travelling. I love packing just the bare necessities into a few bags and setting off to a new place.
Travelers often go through a predictable dilemma. If you pack super light you don’t have to lug around a bunch of heavy carry-on bags. But packing light also means that you’re missing several items that will make your [...]

Bright and Colorful Hobo Bags

Despite all the writing I’ve done on our new summer bags, I’m still not done! We have a beautiful line of bright and colorful hobo bags that are perfect for early summer. To me, the lines and designs of these bags are very much inspired by modern-day India. I can imagine that our artisans in [...]

Elegant and Stylish Fair Trade Bags

Many of our new bags are perfect for summer. They’re made with poppy, bright colors, and have shapes and lines that are more at home at a music festival than the office or a night out on the town.
However, not all of our new bags are like a summer afternoon; we have several bags that [...]