Since 1992 One World Projects been importing and selling products with positive impacts on the environment
and people to museums, nature stores, resort and theme parks, botanical gardens, zoos, catalogs,
and gift stores throughout the U.S.
You'll find numerous product lines displayed here from many countries, including Guatemala, Peru,
Bolivia, Mali, Rwanda, Ghana, Kenya, Vietnam, Afghanistan, Haiti, Ecuador, Nicaragua, El Salvador, India, Colombia
We hope you'll explore, shop, and learn more about the sustainable
uses of renewable natural resources and the artisans who craft products from them.
Wholesale buyers may
contact us for any items seen here and to inquire about our other products.
Prices shown are suggested retail prices, except for craft supplies such as raw tagua
Please see our Contact page for more wholesale information.
Retail customers are encouraged to
shop at the stores that carry our rainforest preservation products, or tell stores about them.
Our low wholesale minimum order amount will be attractive to your local stores.
You may also purchase these Fair Trade products directly from us.
Our Contact page has full information on the different ways to order.
If you're looking for Fair Trade items like
huipil cell phone bags,
glass bead keychains,
Guatemalan and Afghan laptop sleeves,
scarves and shawls,
the place to be.
For purses, handbags and totes, there are lots of options, including
gourd purses from Peru,
recycled tire purses, wallets, etc from El Salvador,
recycled plastic totes woven by disabled Indian women,
Indian shoulder bags,
African mudcloth bags,
Guatemalan huipil bags, as well as
a wide variety of
other Guatemalan cotton bags of all sizes.
Here are photos of just a few of the accessories from around the world for you.
We have an amazing collection for you!
See nativity sets from Bolivia, Guatemala, Peru and Colombia that
are crafted from pottery, hand-woven cloth, gourd, stone, corn husks, and orange peels.
Greeting cards are from 3 countries and sustainable materials.
Christmas Ornament options abound, with a huge selection of
Peruvian gourd ornaments.
You'll also want to check out ornaments of
recycled blown glass,
recycled metal and other material ornaments
tagua nut ornaments from Ecuador,
hand-woven cloth ornaments from
cloth ornaments from Thailand.
DINING / KITCHEN
Many of our dining and kitchen items are from Guatemala. Hand loomed cloth is transformed into
aprons and wine bags,
and a wine butler / wine vest
is a great holiday party present.
If aromatic coasters and hot pads
are more up your alley, we've got them, too.
The beautiful wooden salad servers
(shown below) help a village in Guatemala make a living by crafting high quality wooden
objects from one tree a year, whereas they used to clearcut 5 hectares a year.
If you're looking for something really special for your table this year, check out the
beaded Samburu table setting for 6 people (shown right)
On sale while supplies last for $350. Kenyan women worked very hard to create a beautifully set table for you.
Just about anything on our site is a great gift, but we think these are especially good.
Recycled metal art from Haiti
(right) helps a very poor country and adds
great color to your walls.
Also from Haiti are new soapstone figures that we know you'll want to see.
You live in a busy world with lots of demands,
but you should take time to treat yourself well.
Candles from Peru and Guatemala can help ease your tensions.
Yoga can also be helpful, and so we offer handmade yoga mat bags.
Surely you've noticed that the world always looks better when you're eating some
Try our organic chocolate covered brazil nuts (left), and your web manager's favorite -
organic chocolate covered dried goldenberries (right)!
We're in the process of updating this page, and we will have more product photos from the
and Pamper Yourself sections here shortly.
Until then, here's a bit of information on a couple more products you might like.
Cotton Wrapped Wire Figures from Colombia
Yogi figures can be shaped into many positions, plus a variety of animals, such as snails, lions, giraffes, elephants...
Mud Cloth Bags from Mali, Africa.
Traditional mud cloth (bogolan or bògòlanfini) are transformed into a variety of bags.
Christmas Ornaments from around the world
await you! They're crafted from a wide variety of materials, such banana leaves, orange peels, ceramics, tagua nuts, stone,
sisal, coal, recycled glass, recycled metal, hand woven cloth, natural gourds, glass beads and straw.
Certified Wood Carvings
Beautiful herons, doves, toucans, woodpeckers.
Contemporary Seed Jewelry from Colombia
During a recent trip to Colombia, we found a great workshop that helps disadvantaged youths
by providing them with economic opportunities. Check out these contemporary jewelry designs!
They were a real hit at a recent trade show, so order yours now.
Baskets, Trays, Bowls, Planters & more from Haiti!
Renewable resource materials such as sisal, vetiver, palm, vines, straw, and banana leaves
are finely crafted into both decorative and functional items for your home or for gift-giving. Vetiver is
especially good for the land.
The people of Haiti really will appreciate you helping them make a living through the
use of renewable resources.
Soapstone Carvings from Kenya
Tea lights, candle holders, boxes, statues and a beautiful
assortment of hearts -- all carefully carved from soapstone by villagers in Kenya, Africa.
The local peoples directly benefit from your purchases since they're responsible for the
mineral collection, carving and finishing.
Coal Carvings from Colombia
Hand-carved and etched coal pendants and Christmas ornaments
provide economic relief for boys and young men in Colombia, so they
don't have to go into unsafe Colombian mines to earn money for their families.
We have quite a few different designs of pendants, and a beautiful peace dove.
Candles from Peru and Guatemala
(left) Brazil Nut shells are collected from the Amazon rain forest with the support of Candela Peru.
You'll enjoy this excellent re-use of renewable rainforest resources.
Lead-free wicks. Lots of fragrances from which to choose.
(right) From Guatemala, we now have pillar candles in 3 sizes, artistic ceramic candle holders and spiral tapered candles.
All are created by a family-owned business.
Shipibo Rainforest Seed Jewelry
Bracelets and Necklaces from the Amazon
These beautiful necklaces and matching bracelets are created from seeds. Trees and plants create many more seeds than can actually
sprout and take root, so this jewelry helps the Shipibo Peruvian people make a fair living without harming any trees.
You'll love the many styles and colors that are available.
Figurines, Jewelry, Chess Sets, Christmas Ornaments & Boxes
Called "Vegetable Ivory" because
the nut's interior is very hard and ivory colored, our Tagua Nuts are sustainably harvested in Ecuador.
Tagua Nut Figurines
We offer a very wide selection of tagua nut figurines of birds and animals, all individually hand-carved from sustainably harvested
tagua nuts. Some tagua nut carvings are small, and are the work of carvers just starting out, so that they can contribute
to their work group. Other figurines are very detailed works of art.
From the main tagua page link above, you'll be able to see pages of coastal creatures, birds, domestic animals,
safari animals and more.
Very cute sculptures crafted through the reuse of metal parts! See creatures
such as Ants, Butterflies, Crabs, Dragons, Dragonflies, Mice (photo left), Praying Mantis,
Scorpions (photo right) and Spiders.
We're continually adding product photos and new product lines for your online viewing.
Bookmark www.oneworldprojects.com and
come visit us again soon!
You might want to check our "What's New on Your Web Site?" page
on a regular basis.
You'll see hundreds of different fair trade, socially and environmentally
responsible products here on our web site.
If you are looking for something
but you don't see here, please
contact us. We have even more
gifts in our warehouse!
Please check our What's New page