Need protection from the sun while at the beach or gardening this summer? Try one of these beautiful sun hats made from palm leaves in cream and your choice of turquoise, burnt umber or salmon. The palm leaves are woven in a chevron pattern lend an air of sophistication to this wide-brimmed sun hat. One size fits most. 5 1/4in. h x 19 1/4in. dia. Fair Trade, hand made.
Fair Trade Artisans: Vietnam : Mai Handicrafts. Mai Handicrafts was started by two social workers who were concerned about improving the lives of street children and single mothers in Ho Chi Minh City and ethnic minorities in mountain villages. Building on the belief that social development is intricately tied to economic self-reliance, Mai Handicrafts reaches out to artisans in underserved areas providing marketing and training and returning some of the profits from the sales of handcrafts to fund social work projects.