Shared Earth is a completely Fair Trade company, helping communities in places like India, Cambodia and Madagascar. Many of the items are made from recycled materials, and they’re all hand made with care and attention. Choosing which of their beautiful things to stock is always difficult!
This is a long string of glass hearts in different colours with coordinating beads between each heart. The glass is recycled and embossed with flowers. These are handmade in Bali.
This is made in Agra, India. It’s made from Gorara stone which is painted then carved by hand by artisans. It holds up to 5 incense sticks, or a cone can be placed on the base. The tower is then lowered over the base and the smoke from the incense drifts through the holes in the tower.
This is Fairtrade incense from Pondicherry, India. In this set, you have 10 mini sticks and 2 cones of each scent:
- Christmas Spice
- Warm Gingerbread
- Winter Clove
- Cinnamon & Orange
- Spiced Cranberry.
There is also a lovely leaf shaped ceramic ash catcher, all presented in a lovely box made of recycled card.
We have sticks in many scents in the shop and we have added Patchouli, Myrrh, Frankincense and Musk. All of our incense sticks are £1.50 each and have 10 sticks in each pack. We also have Shared Earth cones in Patchouli and Fresh Linen in stock – these have 14 cones and a ceramic holder in each box and are 2.35 each.
Shared Earth incense is handmade by Auromira Exports in Pondicherry, India from natural oils, aromatic roots, herbs and flowers. The packaging is recycled paper which has been dyed and screen-printed by hand.
Rainbow paper umbrella with a spiral of bright patterned elephants and hearts hung from the spokes, finished with gold bells. This is a good sized mobile – you’ll certainly know it’s there! This is made by a company called Windhorse; this is a Buddhist company with a strong ethical approach to business. They have strong links with the manufacturers of these products, ensuring that they are operating fairly for the communities that are making these beautiful goods.