We Love!: March/April 2016

1. Stash your stuff
Tote your laptop or notebook in this handmade turquoise shoulder bag adorned with patchwork flowers, $22.95.

2. Charmed life
Apex jewelry designer Ivania Gutiérrez works with artisans in her native Chile to produce striking fused-glass pendants and charms. While colors and shapes are similar, no two pieces are exactly the same. Large square necklace, $30; earrings, $15.

3. Glass is always greener
This Phoenician green glass pitcher is made from recycled glass in the West Bank, $69; silk paper flowers from Bangladesh, $6 each. tenthousandvillages.com/raleigh

1. Mood indigo
Ten Thousand Villages is a nonprofit, fair trade retailer offering handicrafts by artisans in more than 30 countries.
Place Gerbera daisies in this cobalt Egyptian vase for a striking focal point, $39.

2. Fresh outlook
This handmade paper and dried-flower frame is made in the Philippines, $14. tenthousandvillages.com/raleigh

3. Stylish set
The Sea Collection uses sterling silver fittings in each coordinating piece. Round pendant necklace, $28; matching earrings with fixed hooks, $25.

4. What’s on your wallet?
The young and young at heart will be charmed by these felted-wool coinpurses, $6.95 each. tibetanhimalayangifts.com

World on a string
The Tibetan Himalayan Gift Shop carries merchandise from artists and craftsmen throughout the Himalayan region. Resin bead and metal necklace, $23. tibetanhimalayangifts.com


Chilean Charm Jewelry
(919) 348-0861
Chilean Charm Jewelry is also available at Ten Thousand Villages
in Cary.

Ten Thousand Villages
Shoppes of Kildaire
1357 Kildaire Farm Road, Cary
(919) 377-2700

Tibetan Himalayan Gift Shop
746 East Chatham St., Suite B, Cary
(919) 388-3373


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