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Handcrafted Gifts By Kiva Artisans

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Whatever the occasion, give gorgeous and thoughtful handcrafted gifts from NOVICA artisans around the globe, and support Kiva at the same time. Kiva is a microlending nonprofit that helps borrowers grow their businesses, support their families or improve their communities.

Many of the artisans featured on NOVICA received 0% interest Kiva loans to support their work, including many women artisans from rural communities. So shop now for gorgeous handmade gifts, and the chance to change a life.

Thanks to Kiva lenders, we've funded $853,275 in loans to 696 artisans.

Kiva Artisan Borrowers

Zandra Lorena Sajbin

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Zandra Lorena Sajbin

Central America | View all 321 products

A loan of $2,850 helped Zandra Lorena Sajbin to make a bulk purchase of silver and jade, to use in her designs.

Reversible Silver Pendant Necklace with 2 Shades Green Jade, 'Quetzal Lord Eclipse'
Men's dark green jade pendant necklace, 'Jaguar Fang'
Dark Green Guatemalan Jade Necklace in Sterling Silver, 'North and South'
Handcrafted Light Green Jade Earrings, 'Maya Life'

Khun Boom

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Khun Boom

Thailand | View all 626 products

A loan of $2,850 helped Khun Boom to invest in the purchase of gemstones and to hire more artisans for her workshop.

Gold Plated Wrap Charm Bracelet with Green Chalcedony, 'Retro Eclipse'
Thai Handcrafted 24k Gold Vermeil Crystal Quartz Earrings, 'Rising Star'
Artisan Crafted 24k Gold Plated Amethyst Earrings Thailand, 'Purple Harvest Moon'
Pearl and Sterling Silver Dangle Earrings, 'Precious White'

Seji Taram

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Seji Taram

Bali and Java | View all 28 products

A loan of $1,700 helped Seji Taram to invest in a bulk purchase of wood.

Handmade Suar Wood Relief Panel, 'Baru Klinthing Dragon'
Wood relief panel, 'Sacred Om'
Unique Floral Wood Relief Panel from Indonesia, 'Hibiscus'
Balinese Hand-Carved Wood Buddha Statuette, 'Relaxing Buddha'

Rachel Armah

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Rachel Armah

West Africa | View all 199 products

A loan of $100 helped Rachel Armah to stock up on beads and stones for her jewelry.

Artisan Crafted Natural Soapstone Beaded Hook Earrings, 'Nkabom'
Soapstone beaded earrings, 'Anidaso'
Beaded earrings, 'Odehye Blue'
Artisan Crafted Original Soapstone Earrings with Agate, 'Her Happiness'

Buana

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Buana

Bali and Java | View all 226 products

A loan of $5,000 helped Buana to invest in a bulk purchase of silver and purchase new silversmithing tools.

Amethyst and Cow Bone Pendant Necklace, 'Guardian Moon'
Cow Bone and Citrine Cocktail Ring, 'Sleeping Princess'
Artisan Crafted Pearl and Sterling Silver Necklace Jewelry, 'Nature's Moon'
Pearls and Onyx Earrings Artisan Crafted Thai Jewelry, 'Frangipani Nights'

Eufrosia Pantaleon

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Eufrosia Pantaleon

Mexico | View all 31 products

A loan of $1,500 helped Eufrosia Pantaleon to invest in a bulk purchase of supplies and raw materials, including eclipses, paint, and brushes.

Handcrafted Mexican Sun and Moon Ceramic Placque, 'Emerald Floral Eclipse'
Hand Painted Sun and Moon Ceramic Wall Art, 'Fantastical Eclipse'
Fair Trade Sun and Moon Ceramic Wall Art from Mexico (Pair), 'Festive Moon and Sun'
Artisan Crafted Signed Ceramic Eclipse Wall Art, 'Flourishing'

Alfredo Falcon

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Alfredo Falcon

Andes | View all 138 products

A loan of $2,850 helped Alfredo Falcon to invest in a bulk purchase of alpaca wool.

Alpaca Blend Turtleneck Sweater, 'Teal Temptress'
Peruvian Alpaca Wool Women's Cardigan, 'Nazca Violet'
Unique Peruvian Alpaca Wool Pullover Sweater, 'Andean Purple'
Unique Women's Alpaca Wool Blend Patterned Poncho, 'Lima Flora'

Ploy Intha

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Ploy Intha

Thailand | View all 56 products

A loan of $2,650 helped Ploy Intha to purchase sterling silver in bulk for her designs.

Sterling Silver Lariat Braided Necklace, 'Sterling Marriage'
Floral Sterling Silver Cuff Bracelet from Thailand, 'Exquisite Nature'
Sterling Silver Chandelier Earrings, 'Catch the King's Eye'
Sterling Silver Filigree Earrings, 'Silver Tendrils'

Rita Addo Zakour

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Rita Addo Zakour

West Africa | View all 196 products

A loan of $1,500 helped Rita Addo Zakour to invest in a purchase of raw materials, including wood, beads, paint, sandpaper, nails and polish.

Hand Crafted Ivory Coast Mask, 'Dan Beauty'
Eco Friendly Ghana Artisan Crafted Wood Stretch Bracelet, 'Kumasi Blossom'
Eco-Friendly Colorful Recycled Plastic Bead Necklace, 'Wild Planet'
African wood mask, 'Kokobene Luck'

Vinita

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Vinita

Thailand | View all 345 products

A loan of $2,850 helped Vinita to invest in a bulk purchase of fabric for her designs.

Thai Hand Crafted Silk Batik Shawl, 'Ocean Currents'
Handcrafted Silk Blend Scarf, 'Fabulous Land'
Unique Handcrafted Tie Dyed Silk Scarf, 'Thai Meadow'
Silk Batik Shawl in Green and Blue from Thailand, 'Ocean Cliff'

Maria Esperanza Jauregui

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Maria Esperanza Jauregui

Andes | View all 80 products

A loan of $1,950 helped Maria Esperanza Jauregui to invest in a bulk purchase of alpaca wool.

Hand Knitted Warm Black 100% Alpaca Patterned Shawl, 'Versatile Black'
Black Alpaca Blend Poncho from Peru, 'Huancayo Diamonds'
Black and White Alpaca Poncho with Crochet Borders, 'Huancayo Harlequin'
Alpaca blend poncho, 'Piura Charm'

Angel Ceron

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Angel Ceron

Mexico | View all 146 products

A loan of $2,700 helped Angel Ceron to invest in a bulk purchase of raw materials, including clay, and gas for the ovens.

Archaeological Ceramic Sculpture Mexico Golden Brown, 'Maya King of Palenque'
Mexican Handmade Ceramic Museum Replica Mother Dog Figurine, 'Aztec Dog with Puppies'
Archaeological Ceramic SunStone from Mexico, 'Aztec Calendar in Tan'
Hand Crafted Archaeology Museum Replica Ceramic Vase, 'Maya King of Tikal'

Irene Ruiz

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Irene Ruiz

Mexico | View all 37 products

A loan of $2,000 helped Irene Ruiz to invest in a bulk purchase of wool and hire additional weavers for her workshop.

Modern Red Zapotec Rug (2.5x5), 'Fire in the Sky'
Artisan Crafted Zapotec Wool Rug with Natural Dyes (2.6x5), 'Nature's Rainbow'
Authentic Zapotec Blue Wool Area Rug (2x3.5), 'Magical Copalitilla Waterfall'
Handmade Zapotec Wool Area Rug (4x6.5), 'A Thousand Stars'

To'ooneel Ixoq

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To'ooneel Ixoq

Central America | View all 16 products

A loan of $500 helped To'ooneel Ixoq to invest in a purchase of raw materials, including thread and dyes.

Unique Hand Woven Blue Cotton Poncho, 'Maya Moon'
Guatemalan Loom Woven Yellow-Green Cotton Poncho, 'Lemon Green'
Fair Trade Red Cotton Wrap Shawl from Guatemala, 'Radiant Red'
Hand Woven Striped Shoulder Bag, 'Pastel Goddess'

Alejandro de Esesarte

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Alejandro de Esesarte

Mexico | View all 89 products

A loan of $2,850 helped Alejandro de Esesarte to invest in a bulk purchase of sheet metal for his designs.

Steel wall art, 'Lady of the Sun'
Unique Blue Butterfly Steel Wall Sculpture Mexico, 'Soul of Harmony'
Hand Made Purple Butterfly Steel Wall Sculpture Mexico, 'Soul of Wisdom'
Unique Bird Wall Sculpture, 'Sapphire Peacock'

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