Brown Bamboo Wristlet

Ten Thousand Villages

Artisans from Laos hand-wove this bamboo wristlet, which is accented with silk and cotton fabric. The zipper closure and trendy design makes it perfect for any occasion, from a quick trip to the store to a night out!

Artisans with Phontong Handicrafts Cooperative, which connects 450 artisans across central and northern Laos, created this wristlet.

Details:

  • 8.5 inches long x 4 inches high
  • Handcrafted by artisans in Laos
  • Made with bamboo, silk, and cotton

About Ten Thousand Villages
For more than 60 years, Ten Thousand Villages has served as a fair trade retailer, working with more than 130 artisan groups from nearly 40 countries. It has pioneered the fair trade industry to help break the cycle of poverty.

The non-profit social enterprise:

  • Pays a fair price;
  • Creates long-term partnerships with artisan groups;
  • Makes sure artisans have good working conditions;
  • Collaborates with designers to produce trend pieces that incorporate traditional craftmanship;
  • Emphasizes using recycled or renewable materials;
  • Empowers to help create change for the artisans, their communities, and their families.

Photo: © Courtesy of Ten Thousand Villages


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