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New Year – New Products!

3rd February, 2010 - Posted by Derek Hines - No Comments

We here at the Global Exchange Fair Trade Online Store are very excited at the new products coming online recently. Here are just a few of the cool new items we’re selling:

Recycled Innertube Bags


We have three new styles that we’ve added to our already wildly popular recycled innertube line. The first is our Nature Bag. With cut out green fabric leaf shapes to add color and decorative black on black stitching it on the front pockets giving texture and style. 15″W x 12″H x 3″.

The second is our Circle Bag. With punched out circle shapes exposing red fabric to give color style, this bag is designed for functionality with the traveler in mind. 10″W x 8″H x 3″D.

The third is our Toiletry Bag. Truck tires are collected, washed and then sewn into very durable and easy to clean toiletry bags. Fastens with a good quality zipper closure, lined with water proof easy to clean lining. 9″L x 4″H x 6″D.

Flower Belts

Hand woven and embroidered with colorful flowers; this belt will make you feel happy whenever you wear it! Made of woven wool and backed for durability with soft cotton fabric, each flower and leaf has been hand embroidered by Indigenous women living in villages in very rural areas of the Andes Mountains of Bolivia and Peru. Each belt is fitted with a sturdy brass buckle.

As each belt is hand made, they can differ slightly from belt to belt. Although colors are the same, patterns, holes and sizes do differ slightly.

Choose from three color choices: Orange, Black or Blue.

Hand Woven Padded Potholder

Is it time to replace your pot holder? Choose from three of these brightly colored very durable hand woven potholders to protect your hands against the hottest of dishes.

Handcrafted by women living in rural villages in the central highlands of Guatemala. 7″ x 7″.

Playa Pom-Pom Tote

A color inspired hand woven tote bag, great for taking for a day to the beach, or around town to the shops. where ever you take it, it will bring color and catch the eye! Each bag has a colorful hand made pom pom attached as a fun addition. 15″ x 12.

choose from two color choices:
Sunset: Deep reds, oranges and yellows replicating all the beautiful colors of the most vibrant Guatemalan sunset. inner lining is burgundy.
Purple Combo — Huses of purples, yellows, greens and gray’s with a pink inner lining.

Handcrafted by women living in rural villages in the central highlands of Guatemala.

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