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Those Who Roam

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Those Who Roam

If you google “woman travelling solo,” you will find some interesting results. The majority of articles you’ll come across offer advice on safety while travelling solo. Women have to take far more precautions when traveling alone than their male counterparts. This is yet another reason to work towards equality and empowerment for women. Can you imagine our daughters and their granddaughters travelling the world alone without fear? Able to follow any path to any place their hearts desire without extra caution or companions? And to find, in all their adventures, women who are also free and empowered to support themselves...

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Misoui

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Misoui

We are pleased to announce Misoui, a new line of awesome handcrafted leather goods from Warsaw, Poland!    Misoui uses the best quality leathers for their amazing line.  To top it off everything used to treat and stain their leathers are all-natural!    Minimalistic, simple and made using high-quality materials! What could be better?!  

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Love our new Wayuu Bags!

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Love our new Wayuu Bags!

Every handbag, or Mochila, as they are called in Colombia, tells the story of the Wayuu culture through the hands of the women who weave them. Handcrafted with pride, women spend up to an entire month weaving just one handbag!  These one-of-a-kind bags are a major part of Columbia's indigenous Wayuu economy. To top it of, it allows for these women to keep an intrinsic part of their culture alive.  Expect these to be up on the website by next week!   

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Honoring One's Craft

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Honoring One's Craft

As I walk through my little store in Telluride for the billionth time, I can't help but admire all the little things I didn't notice the day before, or the day before that.  The beauty of all things handmade lies in the truly one-of-a-kind relationship between the artisan and the artisan's art.  It is even more impressive to think that in that relationship lies a story that spans over generations, stories that honor age old traditions passed from generation to generation...

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