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
WHERE TO SHOP
Chilean Charm Jewelry
Chilean Charm Jewelry is also available at Ten Thousand Villages
Ten Thousand Villages
Shoppes of Kildaire
1357 Kildaire Farm Road, Cary
Tibetan Himalayan Gift Shop
746 East Chatham St., Suite B, Cary