Gifting For Different Budgets

September 01, 2021

Gifting For Different Budgets

Looking for the perfect gift? We love giving beautiful, thoughtful gifts to our loved ones, and we know that our customers do too! No matter your budget, we have the perfect ethical and sustainable gift for you. Whether you're shopping for your partner, parents, friends or colleagues, we hope you will find the perfect gift to suit your budget in this handy guide...

 

Top 3 Gifts Under £10

Our Rwandan Coasters make perfect gifts for your colleagues or any of your tea and coffee loving friends! They're also a gift that does good. Designed by Artisans & Adventurers, woven by the 'Love with Actions' charity in Rwanda, these coasters provide financial independence for families affected by disabilities throughout Africa. There are 5 different designs available, so there's sure to be the perfect design for your loved one. Another beautiful yet practical gift is our Olive Wood Sugar Spoon. These hand carved spoons are expertly crafted in Kenya with sustainably sourced batik bone tips. Each one is unique, making this a truly special gift for someone special in your life. Our Beaded Bee Keyrings are fun little accessories for all ages! Each one is lovingly handmade by our good friend Jones in Zimbabwe and will look great hanging from your keys or bag. 

 

Top 3 Gifts £30 & Under

Our Short Star Charm Necklace is made with recycled hand-cast gold tone brass. Inspired by a glistening night sky, an a-symmetric spiked star dangles elegantly from a fine brass chain. This necklace makes the perfect gift for the person who lights up your life. Our collection of Hand Cast Brass Hooks are the perfect, practical gift for those difficult to buy for people. Each of our hooks are hand cast in a small village outside Kumasi, Ghana by a family run workshop. The traditional craft of lost wax casting is handed down from generation to generation. Who doesn't need a good toiletries pouch? Designed by us here at Artisans & Adventurers and made by a family-owned textiles business in Jaipur, our Large Indian Block Printed Pouches make fantastic gifts at an affordable price.  

 

Top 3 Gifts £50 & Under 

Loomed exclusively for Artisans & Adventurers by a small women's weaving association in rural Tanzania, our Tanzanian Cloths can be worn as a scarf or hammam towel or works equally well around the home used as a picnic blanket or table cloth. We love multi-purpose gifts like this as they are sure to get lots of love in their new home! If you're looking for a unique gift with the wow-factor, we recommend our Ghanaian Hand Carved Comb Mask. Originating from the Ashanti region of Ghana, the Akan Comb Mask displays the face of a person, highlighted with embossed features and textures that embody the Baule sculpture style of the Akan people. Another brilliant gift idea that is sure to delight are our Rwandan Bowl BasketsThese beautiful baskets look great when hung on the wall or used as a fruit basket or bowl to store household trinkets. There is a small woven loop on the underside that can be used to hang the basket from. 

 

Top 3 Gifts £100 & over

If you are looking to spoil your loved ones, we have some fantastic gift options for you! Exclusive to Artisans & Adventurers, our new fair trade, hand carved Sun mirrors are available in three colours and two sizes. They make the perfect housewarming gift for any new home-owners or perhaps even an engagement or wedding gift. Our Upendo Necklace, meaning heart in Swahili is crafted using recycled brass, hand cast and polished into thick heart shaped links. This is a timeless piece that is sure to be treasured for a lifetime. Another great housewarming gift are our Woven Kenyan Wall Hangings. Woven in small batches by hand in Kenya, our colourful graphic wall hangings are perfect for adding artsy interest to any room. Our cat design was drawn by our co-founder Amy before being masterfully woven by the talented Julius in his home workshop in Nairobi. A truly special gift for any cat lovers in your life! 




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