These beautiful trivets match our other Bold Vine Ceramics, mix and match to brighten your kitchen! Functional ceramic pieces are meticulously hand painted by artisans in an area of Vietnam famous for its ceramics since the 15th century. Striking organic design in navy on white has a high-fired glossy finish, lending strength and durability. 6"sq x 1/4"d
Fair Trade Artisans: Vietnam: Craft Link. Living in rural hilly and mountainous areas, the hill tribes have little access to markets. Craft Link, a non-profit organization, works to assist small Vietnamese craft producers find market opportunities and to promote awareness of ethnic minority crafts and culture. Craft Link also provides marketing, design, and management advice to other disadvantaged groups, like street children and people with disabilities. Craft Link is committed to the principles of fair trade, investing in artisans' social welfare and guaranteeing fair wages, worker safety, and care of the environment. Working closely with the Vietnam Museum of Ethnology in Hanoi, Craft Link helps preserve traditional craft skills like the weaving and embroidery of the tribal groups, puppet making, and traditional ceramics. Craft Link's ceramics, long-time best sellers with our customers, come from Bat Trang, a small village on the Red River, which has been famous for its ceramics since the 15th century.