Rainy Day Mug

$ 20.00

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DESCRIPTION

Warm-up on a rainy day with a warm cup of tea! This mug was created and hand-painted by artisans in the village of Bat Trang, Vietnam, long–renowned for its pottery traditions. Your purchase of these mugs ensure that women artisans earn sustainable incomes by practicing the art of their ancestors.

DETAILS 

+ Handcrafted in Vietnam
+ Ceramic
+ Microwave and dishwasher safe
+ Base: 2D inches; Top rim: 3.25D inches; Widest diameter on mug: 4 inches; Height of mug: 4 inches; Handle extends approximately 1.5 inches from side of mug
+ Holds 16oz

ARTISAN DETAILS 

Craft Link, a nonprofit organization, works with Vietnamese artisans to generate income, with a focus on ethnic minorities and artisans with disabilities. Craft Link also markets products from traditional Vietnamese handicraft villages. Craft Link helps artisan groups design new products, develop marketing opportunities, sells artisans' handicrafts locally, and exports their handicrafts to fair trade organizations and commercial companies around the world. The organization's goals include cultural preservation, public education on traditional handicraft, income generation for small-scale Vietnamese artisans and acquiring new markets. Artisans working with Craft Link receive tools, interest-free loans, education, training and literacy classes.

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