Welcome to Goods of the World!
We are the largest provider of fair trade and handmade crafts produced by the Hmong hill tribe of northern Thailand. Here you will find an amazing collection of unique, handmade and very affordable fair trade items. We offer the largest assortment of Hmong Hill Tribe bags, Thai handbags, backpacks, wristlets, clutches and jewelry. In addition, we offer a wide assortment of other handmade Asian crafts including clothing, purses and other high quality, long lasting and durable crafts. The attention to detail coupled with the high quality fabric & material, expert stitching and embroidery, and hours of dedication result in an amazing final product - each and every time. Being that the items are all handmade, you can rest assured that the item that you are getting is UNIQUE!
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Your purchase goes to a good cause
Your purchase enables us to continue supporting the Hmong people. We purchase our items at an above market price. Our markups are minimal and our relationship with the people is long and sustainable. It is our goal that, one day, the Hmong people will no longer have to rely upon opium as a means for survival. They are extremely skilled artisans that have so much beauty and talent to share. They are waiting to be discovered... With your help, we can introduce them to the world so that their expertly crafted goods can compete fairly on the world stage!
Why do YOU yoga?
September 23, 2013
There are many benefits on why one should do Yoga. To name just a few of them, they include relieving stress, increasing flexibility, preventing injuries, increasing 'bedroom' performance, calmness of mind, etc... The list goes on and on... The reasons and health benefits for doing Yoga far outweigh all of the reasons on why not to do it. What is your reason or driver for doing Yoga? One reason why our customers enjoy doing Yoga is because ...Read More
Be Good. Do Good.
July 18, 2013
Here at Goods of the World we pride ourselves on offering beautiful hand-made fashion items and accessories that empower local communities across the world. We believe that buying good and being good go hand in hand. Unfortunately, all too often the labor and skills of workers in developing countries are exploited and used for gain by parties and individuals who have no interest in making sure that the items that they offer also provide a substa...Read More
How to Attract Butterflies?
June 10, 2013
Legend has it that luck is sure to come if a butterfly lands on you! Did you know that you can increase your chances of luck by placing one of our handmade butterfly decoy rings on your finger? Our decoys have been known to attract butterflies of all species including the beautiful Monarch, Tiger Swallowtail, etc. Increase your luck by putting the odds in your favor... Place one ring on each finger for maximum results! We offer differe...Read More
Stylish Saddle Bags!
March 21, 2013
One of this year's hottest items is our Vintage Patchwork Buddha Bag Cross-Body Hobo. This beautiful bag uses patches of vintage HMONG fabric which were hand woven in the hill tribes of Lanna Country (Northern Thailand). This multi-purpose bag is great for when you go to the pool, the beach, the gym, or anywhere. The strength of the fabric coupled with the quality stitchwork make it durable and long-lasting and perfect for any event or occas...Read More
Spring is in the Air... Are you ready?
March 18, 2013
The recent time change serves as a reminder that Spring is almost here and that means one thing... It's time to do some Spring cleaning around your home as well as in your closet! It's time to create that pile of clothing, amongst other stuff, to donate to your favorite charity. Okay... now that we got rid of the old, we now have some work (and fun) in store to fill the recent voids in your closet. From clothing to jewelry and accessories...Read More