12.27.2014

Far & Wide Collective

Far & Wide Collective is an online marketplace that sells unique and well-designed products made by artisans from developing countries such as India, Afghanistan, Pakistan and many others.
This company has wonderful home decor, accessories, jewellery and clothing.


Gold Plate Amethyst Studs - Afghanistan $125
Studs - handmade in Afghanistan by an incredible business woman named Shugufa Yousofzai from various precious and semi-precious stones native to the region (lapis, aquamarine, quartz, emerald, ruby) 


Kantha Scarves -one-of-a-kind, made from vintage saris by women from conservative families in rural India - allows them to work from home and create a source of income

Lapis Star Bracelet - Afghanistan/India $50
Aayenda jewelry collection - delicate jewelry pieces made from turquoise, lapis and gold plate

Far & Wide Collective has generously offered to gift a reader with something from their collection. 
We have chosen the Amethyst Studs made in Afghanistan ($120).


"These rough gemstone studs are handcrafted by Javid Noori in collaboration with UK designer Pippa Small for Turquoise Mountain. They are finished in simple gold-plated prong settings.Afghanistan is home to an array of spectacular gems, most of which are cultivated from the northeast ancient mines of the Hindu Kush mountains. Dimensions: approximately .4" (1cm) diameter" 


How to win:



*Write 'Far & Wide Collective Contest' on the Subject Line

*Contest is open to Canadian addresses


Give away closes on December 31st,  at 11:59 pm and winner will be chosen at random.



Goodluck!
The winner has been notified. 

Far & Wide Collective is a beautiful brand with a great cause. All products are handmade by artisans in emerging economies- adding value directly in the communities where these pieces are made, building sustainable businesses and better futures for the craftswomen and their families. Ranging from beautiful silk scarves to delicate pieces of jewelry, at Far & Wide Collective you can find pieces for yourself or a loved one.