Saturday, December 10 2016
There are plenty of thoughtful last-minute green Christmas gifts for everyone on your list! So whether you haven’t been able find that special something for your sister, neighbour, or even your friends, here are some gift ideas that are earth friendly and people friendly.
Always well recieved are these gorgeous Christmas tree decorations. These beautiful handmade felt angel decorations, with detailed beadwork patterns, have been sewn by hand by Zulu women in remote areas of South Africa.
If you are looking for an unusual Christmas present for someone special look no further than these striking bangles produced by Australian Indigenous Artists . Aboriginal artists have used symbolism from their own individual Dreaming path including single and concentric circles, animal tracks and straight and curved lines to decorate the jewellery.
Recycled gifts are always well recieved by those who are environmentally aware. Not only are these recycled bicycle tyre wallets ecofriendly they are locally made.
Perfect for reducing waste these gorgeous oil-cloth lunch-bags are the coolest way to pack a litterless lunch. Available in a range of designs that suit adults as well as children they are a great gift idea and wull be used again and again.
These handwoven, fairtrade sisal bags have been skillfully made by weavers in Kenya. Sisal fibre is incredibly tough, so this natural woven bag will last for ages . These hand woven totes are the perfect carry all , not too large, they are sturdy and stylish all in one.
Ethical Christmas gifts for children can be hard to find. These hand knitted, pure wool, soft toys from Kenya would delight any child. Each adorable toy is unique and full of character and sure to become a favourite bedtime friend. They even have the name of the woman who knitted the elephant on the label.
Candles are a terrific last minute gift idea. These Swazi Candles are have been designed on the artwork by renown Noosa artist "Noongali". The unique African candles are handmade in Swaziland, using the age old technique of "millefiore". The hard outer wax veneer forms an outer shell of the candle, which does not melt when the candle is lit. The flame from the soft inner core spreads the light throughout the entire candle bringing the pattern to life as soon as the candle is lit.