Global Crafts

Edgewater,  FL 
United States
  • Booth: 1768

Global Crafts imports handmade, unique, fair trade products in the gift, home, kids, accessory and holiday categories.  Featured: hand-felted tabletop & home and kids (Nepal), hand-painted candles & ceramics (S. Africa), metal art (Haiti), sustainable bags (India), collectibles (Africa).

Brands: Global Groove Hand-felted Home
 Artisans hand-craft unique, decorative home items using wet felting techniques. Launching is a stunning line of napkin, wide range of designs: flowers, birds, cactus, llamas, seaside, Easter eggs, pumpkins, and more. Using cloth napkins promotes sustainability; this is a stylish alternative to single-use napkins. A New line of stylish coasters & trivets will be shown in a wide range of colors. Come by to see other NEW home decor., Nobunto Hand-painted Ceramics from South Africa
 Nobunto is a fair trade producer group in South Africa; artisans hand paint candles in beautiful, vibrant designs. Daniel Somileit from South Africa will be at the booth to talk about the products first-hand. The Nobunto line is launching a line of ceramics at NY NOW with designs that mirror the unique candle designs. 
 , Global Groove Kids
 Nepal artisans crafts beautiful items that make great decorations in the nursery: mobiles, garlands, and more. In addition, there is a line of felted key chains plus a wide assortment of hand-felted pouches in fruit, whimsical and zodiac designs (some appeal to adults, as well!)., Global Crafts India & Africa
 Global Crafts has long-standing producer relationships in Africa and India. We are bringing a curated selection of macrame home (and handbags), soapstone hand-carved sculptures from Africa, and hand-carved wood from Kenya. All unique, interesting, and well-priced., Global Crafts Holiday
 A wide assortment of holiday will be on display from Global Groove, Haitian artists, and African producers. This will include an extensive felt collection of holiday ornaments, Haitian hand-crafted metal ornaments, nativities from around the world, and tabletop decorations. In addition, we are launching new felt napkin rings, coasters and trivets with Easter, Halloween, Thanksgiving and Christmas themes.

 Press Releases



    Tiffany Kaplan


    Global Crafts to Launch New Fair Trade Products at NY NOW

    EDGEWATER, FL - January 25, 2019 - Global Crafts, importer and wholesaler of handmade, fair trade items from around the world, will exhibit for the first time ever at NY NOW where it will launch new products across home, holiday and children’s categories.

    Global Crafts will introduce new hand-felted products from Global Groove. New products include an extensive line of napkin rings, coasters and trivets, and new additions to its existing line of children’s toys. The napkin rings feature succulents, cacti, llamas, holiday themes and more. The coasters and trivets feature a wide range of color options and designs for everyday and holiday use. The earth-friendly children’s toys include dragons, fairies, dinosaurs, castles and houses. These original pieces are designed by women’s groups and fair trade organizations in Nepal. Global Crafts is the exclusive U.S. distributor of the Global Groove brand. 

    Global Crafts will also introduce a new collection of hand-painted ceramics from Nobunto, a South African, fair trade artisan group that is known for its vibrant, hand-painted candles. Each candle design is inspired by a word that comes from the producer’s South African roots. The new ceramic pieces are designed to mimic the candle collection. New candle designs will also be shown.

    “We are excited to be launching new products and sharing the benefits of fair trade at NY NOW”, says Tiffany Kaplan, Global Craft’s new President. “The purchase of these beautiful and unique products helps alleviate poverty in developing countries and transforms the lives of many people.”

    Global Crafts will also be displaying Haitian metal art, hand-carved wood pieces from Kenya, hand-carved Kisii soapstone, macramé home décor and handbags from India, and newly designed upcycled round shoulder bags and wristlets from India. Global Crafts can be found in Booth 1768 at NY NOW.

    About Global Crafts

    Global Crafts is an importer and wholesaler of handmade, fair trade products. The company supplies over 1,000 stores with home décor, jewelry, children’s clothing and toys, and various gift items from around the world. It also offers drop-shipping services that are supported with stock sync capabilities.  Global Crafts is a member of the Fair Trade Federation. For more information visit:


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