Give Fair Trade Nativities and Ornaments

CRS Fair Trade and our partner, Serrv want to help you and your family celebrate the true meaning of Christmas with decorations that do good this holiday season and beyond.

 

Brighten Your Christmas with Gifts that Brighten the Lives of Others

Give Fair Trade Nativities and Ornaments

 

BALTIMORE, MD/ MADISON, WI (OCTOBER 29, 2015) – CRS Fair Trade and our partner, Serrv want to help you and your family celebrate the true meaning of Christmas with decorations that do good this holiday season and beyond. 

Wishing Stars Ornament

Star light, star bright! Your fair trade purchase is a wish come true for the artisans who create these stars from handmade silk paper with silver cord wrapping. Set of 6, $12.

http://www.serrv.org/product/wishing-stars-ornament-set/crs-gifts?c=crs&utm_medium=giftguide&utm_campaign=46412

First Noel Nativity

Cuddly-soft nativity inspires happy memories of Christmas past. Set of 8 figures is hand crocheted and includes a gift box, $38.

http://www.serrv.org/product/first-noel-nativity/crs-gifts?c=crs&utm_medium=giftguide&utm_campaign=92637 

Nesting Nativity

In the style of the traditional Peruvian mountain nativity, this three-piece ceramic set is hand painted, with each piece designed to nest to the piece next to it. Dimensions reflect size when pieces are nested together, $32.

http://www.serrv.org/product/nesting-nativity/crs-gifts?c=crs&utm_medium=giftguide&utm_campaign=72906 

Mini Retablo Box Nativity

Small wooden retablo nativity is hand painted in the traditional style, with a flower on the outside, and small figures made of flour and gypsum on the inside, $16. 

http://www.serrv.org/product/retablo-box-nativity/crs-gifts?c=crs&utm_medium=giftguide&utm_campaign=72866 

Black & White Sheep Ornaments

Set of 2 hand-knit acrylic sheep ornaments. One is black, the other is cream. Stuffed with acrylic fibers, $9.

http://www.serrv.org/product/sheep-ornaments/crs-gifts?c=crs&utm_medium=giftguide&utm_campaign=72621 

Traditional Peruvian Nativity

Six-piece hollow form ceramic nativity depicts richly colored figures in traditional Peruvian dress, with traditional designs engraved in the clay, $42.

http://www.serrv.org/product/traditional-peruvian-nativity/crs-gifts?c=crs&utm_medium=giftguide&utm_campaign=72456 

Indonesian Folk Nativity

Hand carved from Alstonia, a tropical evergreen tree native to Indonesia, this contemporary nativity features eight figures, simply ornamented and painted in muted tones, $42.

http://www.serrv.org/product/indonesian-folk-nativity/crs-gifts?c=crs&utm_medium=giftguide&utm_campaign=37578 

Whitewash Albizia Nativity

Albizia wood is carved, whitewashed, and hand painted to create 7 modern nativity figures, dramatically framed by a star-accented arch, $85.

http://www.serrv.org/product/whitewashed-albizia-nativity/crs-gifts?c=crs&utm_medium=giftguide&utm_campaign=37411 

Toona Batik Holy Family

Tall and sculptural, these holy figures are beautifully carved from dark Toona wood, then meticulously painted by hand to create the colorful patterning, $110.

http://www.serrv.org/product/toona-batik-holy-family/crs-gifts?c=crs&utm_medium=giftguide&utm_campaign=37576 

Andean Nativity Retablo

Retablos were originally created for portable use on the altars of travelers, but today depict a range of sacred and secular scenes. Hand-painted wood box opens to reveal nativity on top and celebrating musicians below, $50.

http://www.serrv.org/product/andean-nativity-retablo/crs-gifts?c=crs&utm_medium=giftguide&utm_campaign=72914 

Animal (Lion) Ornament

Hand-knit alpaca-blend animals are arrayed with tiny colorful pom-poms, $10-15.

http://www.serrv.org/product/safari-lion-ornament/crs-gifts?c=crs&utm_medium=giftguide&utm_campaign=72900 

Visit serrv.org/crsgifts to shop fair trade products for everyone on your holiday list.

The gifts in this collection are gifts that give twice. That’s because when you buy fair trade items, you are helping support the poor and vulnerable around the world. Fair trade means that the people who produced this product were paid fair wages and given the technical and financial assistance they needed to bring it to market. The fair trade movement connects these talented artisans, farmers and workers with consumers like you who understand that the choices we make every day as consumers have the power to combat poverty. 

This year marks the 20th anniversary of CRS’ partnership with Serrv. To learn more about our work together visit http://www.crsfairtrade.org/crafts/