"Aroma" is the latest addition to our handy small bag collection. It is a versatile, extremely convenient dark coffee-colored pouch. With three separate zippered compartments, it will keep you super-organized. It comes with two straps, one long in case you want to sling it cross-body, and one short and sturdy, if you want to carry it.
Adorned with striking hand-crafted embroidery on the front, made by our hard-working Hmong village ladies.
It is a little larger than our small "Adventurous" pouch, and is perfect for travel - just throw in everything you need - keys, cash, coins, phone, and ID. It is large enough to accommodate even the larger smart phones.
We can't think of anything handier! You've got to get one!
Bag measures: 7" X 4.5" X 2" approximately
We know the routine: waiting at the airport conveyor belt and wondering if that black suitcase is yours...again and again....
You'll never have to wonder again, with our beautiful hand-embroidered, distinctive luggage straps: you will spot your bags a mile away! And reduce the chance that someone else will walk off with your suitcase. No one else will have one like our Aster luggage straps - guaranteed!
Makes the perfect thoughtful and useful gift your recipient will thank you for, over and over again. With each one you buy, for yourself or someone else, you also know you're helping a needy woman earn a living with her own hands.
They come in several beautiful, unmistakable designs, with sturdy fasteners. (The magenta is the only one we don't have a picture of yet: it is a bright magenta-lilac color).
Straps are standard luggage sized, fully adjustable: 83" long, 1.8" wide
On sale $ 12.00 - $ 15.00 $ 10.00 - $ 12.00
$ 12.00 $ 10.00
Award yourself a prize for your culinary skills with these delightful, high-quality aprons! Adult apron is medium (women's size), in black, with hand-made cross-stitch adornment in colors and the award decoration and words in the front.
Neck and belt-strap are one continuous piece and therefore adjustable to a number of body sizes. Handy pockets in front. Made of very good quality fabric.
Pairs beautifully with our "Best Help" little kids' apron, also in black, made to match Mom's. Here's a village little girl proudly showing off her Mom's handiwork, wearing the Best Help apron!
Adult: Length: 28" (excluding neck strap) Width: 25.5" (approximately)
Kid's: Extra small, for Mom's tiny helpers. Length: 22.5" (excluding neck strap) Width: 17.5" (approximately)
On sale $ 15.00 $ 10.00
$ 15.00 $ 10.00
This handy little clutch purse with zip closure sits perfectly in the palm of your hand. With royal-purple and lilac cross-stitch on a hand-made batik fabric background, this is your perfect companion for running errands with. An amazing amount of delicate handiwork on a small purse!
One side has a sturdy zip closure to keep your coins in. The other opens up with a button-down flap to hold your dollar bills and credit cards.
The zip also has a large keyhole to attach your keys.
At $10, it's a super-value. You won't want to leave home without it!
Measures 5 1/2" X 4" X 1 1/2" approximately.
We are excited about our second unisex bag! This ultra-cool vertical, ethnic cross-body bag is sturdy and functional, too. We can see it holding your tablet or even one of the smaller laptops. It comes in a quality rough-feel, dark fabric, has a secure zip top, comfortable adjustable strap, lining, zipped inner pocket AND a zipped outer pocket on the back.
The design on the front flap is completely unique: hand-made and hand-dyed Hmong fabric, with two columns of subtle hand-created designs on each side. In true Hmong ethnic fashion, it comes with colored pom-pom style tassels, but you can easily snip these off if you don't want them. You can be sure no one else has anything like this - totally unique, totally you.
The two variations we have are very similar:
Birchwood Red has the hand-made design edge in red (as shown in picture). Birchwood God has the same edge in a subtler yellow (we do not have a picture as yet). Pom-pom tassels vary in color on each bag.
Bag dimensions: 12.2" x 10" x 2" depth. Strap: 58.3" long and 1.2" wide.
We absolutely LOVE this bag!
Stylish, one-of-a-kind, and totally you! This denim mini-bag with a sassy, short handle has a blue hand-made batik patch across the front with matching hand-created cross-stitch work in blue. Don't be deceived by the mini-bag label - there is plenty of room for everything you need: your largest smart phone, keys, a wallet, handy cosmetics, and anything else you want to take along.
Zip top, and zip pocket inside.
Happiness in a handy bag - for you, and for needy women half a world away, who make a living creating the handiwork.
Bag dimensions: 12 - 13" (about one foot wide) X 6" height
Coachwood is one of our more unusual small multi-functional bags. Perfect for you (men or ladies) if you need to be hands-free, but don't want your pockets weighed down with clunky keys, phones, pens, earphones, and IDs. Throw them all into this very sturdy bag.
The bag is black and has a long adjustable shoulder strap, a main zippered compartment with an additional zippered front pocket (with a blue pattern on the front). The back is an extended flap with another zip pocket.
Perfect for tourists or travelers and everyone one with a busy day ahead and errands to run. Sling it over your shoulder and be on your way!
Knowing that your purchase helps poor villagers make a living will give your day an added boost!
Bag is 9" X 6". The back flap adds another 5" height.
Strap: Adjustable length - 55.5"
Our first unisex bag! Just arrived! This is a sturdy, functional messenger bag, large enough to hold an iPad plus a few notebooks for class. The bag comes in basic black and the front of the bag is decorated with subtle cross-stitch and a very special hand-made hemp batik fabric in denim blue.
It has a main top zipper opening, two front zipper pockets, and one front zipper pocket covered by a front flap. Very strong and functional to keep you super-organized, in school or out-and-about. Feeling great, and helping the world.
Bag dimensions: 13.2" x 10.4" x 3.1"
Strap: 1.6" x 55.5" (complete length, adjustable)
Our latest fashion arrival! These beautiful elegant long scarves in nature-inspired colors, trimmed with subtle, intricate, carefully-crafted hand-embroidery, representing countless hours of work by our village ladies. We have them in five colors, each with subtly-matching trim.
A touch of ethnic chic that compliments you, and complements your style!
Scarf is about 76 inches long and 11 inches wide.
On sale $ 52.00 $ 45.00
$ 52.00 $ 45.00
Denim wide, large tote, cross-stitch and batik band on front, double-zippered pockets inside, zip pocket on back. Very high quality brassware. Has shoulder straps and attachable longer strap, extensible. Cross-stitch and batik color variations: Teal, Violet, Dark blue.
20" X 12" 5.5" (approximately)
Handle length: 12"
Has an additional attachable and extensible longer strap, length: 24"
On sale $ 50.00 $ 45.00
$ 50.00 $ 45.00
Another bag that does a world of good!
This large, artistic square tote comes with colored hand cross-stitch and hand-made hemp fabric bands (in dark blue-and-white, on all bags). This pain-staking craft of hemp fabric creation is fast becoming a dying art among the Hmong villagers. Every bag you buy helps to keep the art alive and the women artists to make a living.
Not only is it beautiful, but it is also designed to be highly functional with a high-quality zip on top, and zippered pockets inside and out, front, and back. A very sturdy bag, washable: wash inside-out using the hand-wash setting.
Decorative trim (hand-embroidered) comes in:
Bag measures 13.5" X 14" X 4". Handle length: about 12"
$ 15.00 - $ 22.00
These strikingly beautiful limited-edition, collectible dolls, with hand-embroidered clothing that reflect traditional Hmong clothing worn by children, are not only a delight to play with, but are also collectors' items.
The black and pink outfits on Jade (the boy doll) and twin sister, Pearl, represent the Blue Hmong tribe. Pearl has long, silky, wavy, black yarn hair. Jade has neat, short, silky hair. They are part of the Ekantha Precious Dolls collection, made in limited quantities. Dolls are all plush stuffed with cotton.
Great news! We have new stock of Pearl, the runaway best seller.
Thank you for your interest in our Precious Dolls - please do take a look at the others in the collection: Jade (boy), Emerald and Beryl, Ruby and Jasper.
Jade and Pearl are sold separately. Collect them all! They will become rare. New, lower prices on all our dolls!
They are approximately 11" in height. (A little smaller than a foot-ruler).