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Wasilla, Alaska 3+ artisans
Vancouver, Canada 1+ artisans
Montreal, Canada 1+ artisans
Mount Angel, Oregon 1+ artisans
Lansing, Michigan 1+ artisans
Toronto, Canada 2+ artisans
Salt Lake City, Utah 2+ artisans
Illinois, Chicago 2+ artisans
New York, New York 6+ artisans
New Jersey, New Jersey 1+ artisans
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 5+ artisans
Indiana, Pennsylvania 2+ artisans
Chesapeake Bay, Maryland 3+ artisans
Silverlake, California 6+ artisans
Orange Country, California 1+ artisans
Venice, California 2+ artisans
Pacifica, California 2+ artisans
Los Angeles, California 27+ artisans
Santa Barbara, California 1+ artisans
Longmont, Colorado 1+ artisans
High Point, North Carolina 3+ artisans
Silverlake, California 6+ artisans
Orange Country, California 1+ artisans
Venice, California 2+ artisans
Pacifica, California 2+ artisans
Los Angeles, California 27+ artisans
Santa Barbara, California 1+ artisans
Scottsdale, Arizona 5+ artisans
Phoenix, Arizona 21+ artisans
Tempe, Arizona 1+ artisans
Downtown Meridian, Mississippi 2+ artisans
Charleston, South Carolina 1+ artisans
India/ Bali/ Nepal 600+ artisans
St. Francisville, Louisiana 5+ artisans
Atlanta, Georgia 2+ artisans
Palestine 8 artisans
India/ Bali/ Nepal 600+ artisans
India/ Bali/ Nepal 600+ artisans
India/ Bali/ Nepal 600+ artisans
India/ Bali/ Nepal 600+ artisans
India/ Bali/ Nepal 600+ artisans
India/ Bali/ Nepal 600+ artisans
India/ Bali/ Nepal 600+ artisans
India/ Bali/ Nepal 600+ artisans
India/ Bali/ Nepal 600+ artisans
India/ Bali/ Nepal 600+ artisans
India/ Bali/ Nepal 600+ artisans
India/ Bali/ Nepal 600+ artisans
India/ Bali/ Nepal 600+ artisans
India/ Bali/ Nepal 600+ artisans
India/ Bali/ Nepal 600+ artisans
India/ Bali/ Nepal 600+ artisans
India/ Bali/ Nepal 600+ artisans
India/ Bali/ Nepal 600+ artisans
Vientiane, Laos 30+ artisans
India/ Bali/ Nepal 600+ artisans
India/ Bali/ Nepal 600+ artisans
India/ Bali/ Nepal 600+ artisans
India/ Bali/ Nepal 600+ artisans
Phnom Penh, Cambodia 10+ artisans
Guatemala, Guatemala 554+ artisans
India/ Bali/ Nepal 600+ artisans
India/ Bali/ Nepal 600+ artisans
India/ Bali/ Nepal 600+ artisans
Manila, Philippines 200+ artisans
India/ Bali/ Nepal 600+ artisans
India/ Bali/ Nepal 600+ artisans
Manila, Philippines 200+ artisans
India/ Bali/ Nepal 600+ artisans
Manila, Philippines 200+ artisans
India/ Bali/ Nepal 600+ artisans
Manila, Philippines 200+ artisans
Manila, Philippines 200+ artisans
India/ Bali/ Nepal 600+ artisans
Manila, Philippines 200+ artisans
Yakarta, Indonesia 38+ artisans
Yakarta, Indonesia 38+ artisans
Lima, Peru 19+ artisans
Lima, Peru 19+ artisans
Nairobi, Kenya 167+ artisans
Lima, Peru 19+ artisans
Lima, Peru 19+ artisans
Nairobi, Kenya 167+ artisans
Sucre, Bolivia 18 artisans
Sucre, Bolivia 18 artisans
Sucre, Bolivia 18 artisans
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 10+ artisans
Swaziland, South Africa 390+ artisans
Swaziland, South Africa 390+ artisans
Swaziland, South Africa 390+ artisans
Country Location Description # of Artisans
BoliviaBoliviaThis World Fair Trade Certified Organization works with twenty-five small Bolivian producer groups to help them develop their handicraft skills, improve their social and emotional well-being, and provide sustainable living for their families.18
BrazilBrazilA Fair Trade group in Brazil not only treats their artisans with respect and dignity, but also donates 100% of all after-tax profits to an organization that provides health care and schooling to Brazilian children in need.8
BrazilBrazilOriginating in Brazil, this organization employees five artisans and their families through the production of jewelry made from 100% organic and sustainable materials such as berries, seeds and naturally harvested geodes.2+
CanadaMontreal, CanadaIn Montreal, Canada, an artisan blows glass in her home studio to create unique pieces that encapsulate various objects. Handmade and delicate, these exclusive designs encase natural and upcycled elements of everything from Dandelion seeds to twisted bronze strands.1+
CanadaToronto, CanadaA small group of producers in Canada scour junk yards for unwanted cars with parts to give – salvaging seatbelts, airbags, upholstery, and any other parts of the cars that they can use to create sustainable products.6+
CanadaVancouver, CanadaInspired by natural elements and vintage finds, this artisan spends time creating in her home studio while blending the past with the present.1+
GuatemalaGuatemalaOver 500 Guatemalan artisans produce various crafts as a vital source of income for their rural communities. By combining traditional techniques with modern elements they are able to sustain their culture and pass ancient traditions down to younger generations.500+
GuatemalaGuatemalaOver 36 women are employed by this Guatemala based group, utilizing traditional hand-looming techniques to create high quality knits. Artisan seminars teach them new techniques for stable future production. The artisans receive increased income, healthy work environment, and positive living standards.36
GuatemalaGuatemalaThis group of Fair Trade Guatemalan artisans handcrafts beautiful expressions of their culture in an ethical work environment – preserving Guatemalan traditions, while supporting quality life for their families.18+
IndiaIndia “HOPE” is the word that best describes this Fair Trade Organization in India that works to support more than 150 artisans with fair trade benefits, while preserving Indian culture through handcrafted works of art and giving back to other organizations from their profits.45+
IndiaIndiaMore than 160 women are on their journey to freedom thanks to this organization committed to rescuing women from the India sex trade industry in Kolkata, India and giving them fair living wages in a healthy environment through handicraft production.180
IndiaIndiaA local Arizona guitar maker utilizes scrap guitar wood from his personal studio and a local Luthiery school to give the wood new life by creating sustainable accessories.10+
IndiaIndiaWith a mission to work with organizations that educate, employ, and empower women, this Fair Trade producer ensures all of their artisans earn fair wages, receive health care and are assured of safe working conditions.300+
IndiaIndia/Bali/NepalAfter traveling the world and seeing highly skilled artisans being exploited, this husband/wife duo began their own Fair Trade Federation company. They have been employed over 15 female artisans providing them with fair wages and stability.15+
IndonesiaIndonesiaThis family of four in India works directly with more than 40 groups around the world in handicraft production. Improving working conditions, raising environmental awareness, and increasing wages are just a few key values they stand behind as an official member of the World Fair Trade Organization.38+
KenyaKenyaIn Kenya, Africa a group of women protected by Fair Trade standards hand shape beads of hope from recycled glass windows and bottles to support their families.47+
KenyaKenyaA workshop aids The Association for the Physically Disabled of Kenya (APDK), by offering work to a disadvantaged community. Through these opportunities, those with physical limitations are able to become both economically and socially empowered and fully integrate into society.20+
KenyaKenyaGuided by the World Fair Trade Organizations principals, this Kenya-based producer ensures that their artisans earn living wages to support their families. Sisal, soapstone, and fallen wood are just a few eco-friendly materials that are used in their products.50+
KenyaKenyaA husband and wife team discovers a suffering village in Kenya, Africa and devises a process to transform their most plentiful resource, Zulu grass, into sturdy beads that are then naturally dyed. The women now create beautiful adornments using this plentiful resource ensuring sustainability for their community.50+
LaosLaosHelp buy back the bombs that were once dropped on a small village in Laos’s years ago. These artisans livelihood rests on turning this tortured memory into new hope, by producing items made directly from the melted-down bomb metal.30+
Pacific IslandsPacific IslandsArtisans from the Pacific Islands hand weave vibrant colored grass into exotic patterns using ancient weaving techniques. The proceeds from their efforts directly support their local communities.15+
PalestinePalestineStriving to alleviate local poverty, decrease unemployment, increase income, and sustain the Palestinian handicraft industry this cooperative society has been employing disadvantaged artisans since 1981. Through production of Hearts exclusive designs, this society is given hope for a brighter more stable future.8
PeruPeruA group of Andean artisans are dedicated to providing transparency behind their creation process while using natural, sustainable, ethically procured alpaca wool in their handcrafted creations.19+
PhilippinesPhilippinesThis poverty alleviation and livelihood project serves disadvantaged impoverished women in the Philippines. Every product sold provides food, shelter, clothing, medicine, and education to the hardworking members of their organization.200+
SwazilandSwazilandThis organization of African women hand weaves sisal grass into discs that are turned into beautiful jewelry. The group has supported nearly 900 women in achieving happier, healthier lives since their founding in 1985.390+
USA Wasilla, AlaskaAn inspired mind combines upcycled and natural materials like vintage buttons, quartz crystal and eco-friendly clay to create unique adornments in order to support her family.3+
USA Scottsdale, ArizonaThis one women wonder was taken in by the Hearts team when the company she previously worked for was foreclosed on. Seeing someone in need of opportunity, Hearts.com welcomed her into their family as their in house seamstress. With closed doors comes new beginnings and the Hearts team doesn’t know what they would do without her!1+
USA Scottsdale, ArizonaThis Scottsdale, Arizona artisan helps create exclusive designs from upcycled materials such as computer memory boards and non-circulating coins to aid in reducing waste in our environment.2+
USA Phoenix, ArizonaA local Arizona boot maker combines scrap leather remnants and love for the Sonoran Desert to produce exclusive designs while virtually eliminating any leather waste. 5+
USA Tempe, ArizonaA local Arizona guitar maker utilizes scrap guitar wood from his personal studio and a local Luthiery school to give the wood new life by creating sustainable accessories.1+
USA Phoenix, ArizonaThis jewelry maker uses vintage wood beads and melted down coins to create new sustainable accessories.1+
USA Phoenix, ArizonaLocal women who are recovering from life tragedies reside in a shared home until they get back on their feet. They help support the home by creating exclusive Hearts products in exchange for their residency.5+
USA Scottsdale, ArizonaThe mother-in-law of one of Hearts very own is given the opportunity to begin her own business through producing exclusive Hearts designs.1+
USA Scottsdale, ArizonaOne woman collects bullet casings left behind from seasonal hunters that litter her national forests and local gun ranges. As an advocate for the planet, she repurposes these metal shards to keep them from ending up in a landfill.1+
USA Phoenix, ArizonaStudents strive for success and complete Hearts projects in order to help fund their college scholarships.10+
USA Silverlake, CaliforniaA woman hand carves wax molds in her Silverlake, California studio using the ancient art of lost-wax casting. She melts down recycled metals for her creations, maximizing the use of materials and minimizing any waste.6+
USA Orange County, CaliforniaA Southern California artisan gives dead stock fabric and vintage men’s ties new life, using them to create new product without contributing to the hundreds of millions of pounds of textile waste produced in the US each year.1+
USA Venice, CaliforniaThis Colorado based artisan applies her environmental passion to create the bike bags using upcycled and dead stock materials for people who care enough about the planet to trade their four wheels for two pedals.1+
USA Pacifica, CaliforniaThis inspired mother focuses on reducing her carbon footprint to ensure a cleaner planet for daughter our future generations by using dead stock zippers as her primary creative material.2+
USA Los Angeles, CaliforniaOne artisan creates low impact and durable fashion accessories using various types of recycled glass and animal friendly ultra-suede in place of leather. She holds true to her personal promise to protect life on Earth.2+
USA Santa Barbara, CaliforniaIn Santa Barbara, California, this artisan sifts through thrift shops for dead stock fabrics to use in her creations, rather than contributing to textile waste.1+
USA Los Angeles, CaliforniaA small LA manufacturing group stocks up on tossed denim jeans to revive the stylish fabric once discarded by much larger manufacturing companies, eliminating large amounts of textile waste each year.25+
USA Chicago, IllinoisOne woman sifts through recycling centers to find industrial hardware that is landfill-bound. She then transforms one man’s trash into another’s treasure.1+
USA MichiganReduce, reuse, and recycle is the motto of this artisan who incorporates natural and upcycled materials – hand collected stones and feathers, coconut shells, naturally shed antler, bullet casings and more - into all of her creations.1+
USA Chicago, IllinoisA travelling artisan uses inspiration from her cross-country road trips to create unique products out of 100% up-cycled leather.1+
USA Longmont, ColoradoA dedicated artisan believes in going the extra mile in order to keep reusable components from winding up in landfills. She breaks down old leather clothing by hand in order to upcycle the valuable material and tops her accessories off with natural coconut beads.1+
USA Atlanta, GeorgiaA world traveler seeks out hidden treasures from all parts of the globe. By using these forgotten artifacts he is able to extend their life as well as prevent pieces of history from being lost.2+
USA St. Francisville, LouisianaBeginning with a grandmother’s passed-down treasures, a family of artisans was inspired to transform vintage artifacts into new limited edition jewelry pieces. 5+
USA Chesepeak Bay, MarylandA mother and son walk hand-in-hand down the shores of the Chesapeake Bay collecting ocean tumbled sea glass to transform what is polluting our oceans into exclusive jewelry pieces.3+
USA downtown Meridian, MississippiTwo women unite to scour the world for antique estate pieces and nontraditional objects to hand make one-of-a-kind jewelry pieces that embrace old secrets and modern ideals.2+
USA New Jersey, New JerseyA New Jersey girl hand embroiders a blank canvas less than one inch in diameter as a way of self-expression and means to support a happy healthy life.1+
USA New York, New YorkThis native New Yorker found inspiration in the use of cork as a sustainable and eco-friendly material for the production of unique accessories that don’t require cutting down our trees.6+
USA High Point, North CarolinaThis sustainable jewelry producer uses natural resources – like nuts and seeds from South America, raw Tagua from Colombia, and Acai berries from the Amazon – to ensure no harm to our planet occurs through his artistic process.3+
USA Mount Angel, OregonAn Oregon based leather-worker decided to do her part in eliminating waste from her creations. By utilizing leather scraps, she has widely expanded her range of products and her positive impact on the world.1+
USA Pittsburg, PennsylvaniaOrganically inspired, this animal lover uses naturally shed porcupine quills and hand collected bullet casings as some of her primary materials. Through her conscious craftsmanship, she is an open advocate of eco-friendly couture.2+
USA Philadelphia, PennsylvaniaA Philadelphia based artisan transforms recycled vintage record albums into fun jewelry ensuring these musical memories are not wasted or forgotten.5+
USA Charleston, South CarolinaBased in Charleston, South Carolina this artist reduces waste by creating accessories from already existing materials like vinyl records, leather remnants and various seeds.1+
USA Austin, TexasThis Austin, Texas based vendor employees over 30 artisan groups with over 5,000 artisans in India. As members of the Fair Trade Federation and Green America, they ensure that all employees are treated fairly and all products are handmade with the minimal environmental impact.50+
USA Salt Lake City, UtahOne U.S.A based artisan does her part by using eco-cotton – yarn made partially of recycled plastic bottles – in her exclusive pieces to help keep our oceans blue.2+
CambodiaIn Takeo, Cambodia, where weaving is a way of life, nearly every home has at least one wooden handloom. By supporting traditional weaving techniques through mass scale production, cherished craftsmanship is kept alive for more than forty-five Khmer artisans.10+