by Carrie Fitzwater December 01, 2016
It's the season of giving! This holiday season, Modern Lantern hopes you think of small businesses when your creating your gift list. Also, giving a gift with purpose. Whenever there is an opportunity to give back while holiday shopping, take it! This year we found a couple companies that make it their mission to use their sales for good. Check out these giving gifts:
This little Elsa purse from GAIA Empowered Women is the perfect gift for a niece or daughter. There's also a story behind every product from this company because refugee women make each item by hand. They also come in matching 'Mommy & Me' sets!
Parker Clay is a company with amazing products, and a great mission. They work to create more jobs and help women in Ethiopia through the sales of their products. These Zip Pouches are made with Ethiopian sheep skin, which is the softest leather. These are perfect for traveling, and everyday use!
AYME: Black Oblong Bike Basket from The Basket Room is a treat for your loved ones that like to pedal! Not only is the basket very pretty, but it also has something special about it. This basket was hand-woven with grass from Ghana, and was weaved by people from Ghana as well. The sales directly support the weavers who put together these beautiful baskets.
The Artisan Wallet from Doc Artisan is the perfect iPhone case for a husband/son/brother. It's handcrafted leather, with a soft microfiber interior. Handy for holding a credit card, ID, and your phone all in one place!
Nelle & Lizzy's Stackable Initial Rings are perfect for any loved one. You can do letters or symbols and create your own stack! They are unique and special to each customer.
Tribe Alive's Leather Keyfob & Keyring is a simple, yet sophisticated gift. They were made in Haiti, with vegetable-tanned leather. Tribe Alive works to employ impoverished women at fair trade wages and give them access to a safe job. This is a great way to give back!
Holiday Estrellas Stocking from The Citizenry are sure to make a statement on your mantel! These stockings are rocking a geometric pattern, which is trendy right now. They are also made by a fair trade cooperative of master artisans in Peru!
The ivory with rose gold trim Aura Frame is a thoughtful gift! It shares your photos through your iPhone or iPad, and with bluetooth. Rose gold has been very popular this season, and would look stunning in any space!
Everyone loves a game of darts, and especially when it looks this nice! The Monochrome Belgian Dart Set from Best Made Company is beautifully handcrafted in the USA. The board is cut from end grain basswood, with scoring rings separated by hydraulically-inserted brass guidelines.
What better gift than a Modern Lantern Cordless Lamp? The Capri Outdoor Cordless Lamp can light up your holidays ;)
Thanks for listening, if you have any other gifts that should join the guide let us know!
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