Birth of a Fair Trade Business

Birth of a Fair Trade Business

September 04, 2015

Are you a world traveler who is tired of bringing home junky tourist souvenirs?  Have you ever connected with an amazing artisan in some exotic locale, and wondered how you could bring their products to the US? Have you ever considered creating your own Fair Trade business, and then said to yourself, “Oh no, I could never do that! I’m terrible at sales”? Then my new “Fair Trade Caravan” blog is for you.  Come join me on the journey to the heart of the Great Silk Road in Central Asia.  Along t...

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UNESCO Award of Excellence

UNESCO Award of Excellence

December 19, 2014

As we launch our online store at HoonArts, we are proud to offer several unique handcrafted products from Tajikistan that have received the UNESCO Award of Excellence for Handicrafts (formerly known as the "Seal of Excellence").  These products include (1) hand-carved wooden combs by Master Sodiq Zaripov (2) the aroma lamp and the teapot with cups by ceramics master Saidov Sukhrob, and Soon we will be adding another award-winning product, the Panno "Marhamat" (wall hanging "Welcome") from Arm...

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