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Artisans

Apolis

Apolis

In 2004, brothers Raan and Shea Parton founded Apolis with a simple idea that business can create social change. Apolis, which translates as “global citizen,” is a living and breathing social enterprise that equips and empowers people through opportunity. They believe in “advocacy through industry” to empower people to determine their own future. They partner with cooperatives and nonprofits in Uganda, Peru, Bangladesh, Nepal, and Los Angel...

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La Chance

La Chance

La Chance Collection is committed to preserving traditional Peruvian artisanal techniques and cultural traditions, and providing a means to earning a sustainable living to communities in suburban Peru. Founded by two interior designers native to Peru, La Chance weaves its values of kindness of self and others along with respect to cultures and the environment into every piece they make, using the highest quality baby alpaca fibers.

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Tallerqata

Tallerqata

Giovanna Balarezo founded Tallerqata in 2009 with the intention of creating an outlet with which to evoke her own Peruvian heritage and to express her love of craft. Tallerqata’s home collection is filled with contemporary products – including furniture, bedspreads, rugs, and pillows – all of which possess an appealing simplicity and elegance. Tallerqata’s goods are ma...
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Melange

Melange

Melange's line of whimsical knitted creatures are designed by Sue Edmonds, and are crafted by a group of talented women high in the Andes mountains of Peru.  Mélange follows fair trade principles and works closely with an organization dedicated to empowering rural women through income generating projects in Peru.
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Jenny Krauss

Jenny Krauss

Jenny Krauss’s story is a classic: she visited Peru in 2008, met a highly skilled group of women artisans, fell in love with the Peruvian embroidery techniques, bought a few belts to bring back to the states… and the rest is history. Today, Jenny employs 1600 artisans who create these beautifully embroidered belts, purses, and pillows. Not only have these Peruvian women’s stunning work influenced Jenny and her busin...
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Emilime

Emilime

Owner and designer of emiLime Handcrafted, Emily Green, created her company on the basis of drawing from both the old and the new. All products from emiLime are a mix of contemporary styles and traditional knitting techniques. The various kinds of knitwear, including hats, gloves, and scarves, are handmade with all-natural materials by small farmers and artisans in Peru and Ecuador. emiLime only uses natural materia...
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Chub Bull

Chub Bull

Chub Bull, an artisan crafted line led by Esther Silvera, was created with innovation in mind. The company began as a small family business in Peru, but has developed into a fashion line focused on bringing new ideas into the style world. Chub Bull’s unique bullhorn accessories are inspired by Esther’s father, who used to make rustic bullhorn combs in a variety of shapes and sizes. As the simple horn objects became ...
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