Winding Road, the

West Dundee,  IL 
United States
http://shopthewindingroad.com
  • Booth: 1843

The Winding Road takes you across the globe in search of handmade fair trade goods.  Driven by a love for travel, exploration and discovery, the treasures we bring you tell the story of the many local artisans and producers who we partner with in Nepal, India, Morocco and Peru.


 Products

  • the Winding Road Ata Handbag
    Hand crafted Ata Bag Collection from Bali....

  • Hand crafted by Balinese women working from their homes in the Tenganan Village in Eastern Bali. They are master weavers with skills that have been passed down and perfected over many generations.  After the bags are woven, they are dried under the sun for several days, then hung over a fire, the smoke and heat from the fire gives them their golden color and cures them and makes them hard and durable, ensuring that they will bags will last a lifetime.
  • the Winding Road Hyacinth Bag
    Natural Hand Picked and Woven Water Hyacinth Basket...

  • Natural Hand Picked and Woven Water Hyacinth Basket, Great for the farmers market, beach or every-day bag, made in Java, Indonesia

  • the Winding Road 100% Cotton Block Print Scarves
    100% cotton to make hand block printed scarves, made in Jaipur, India....

  • We use 100% Super soft cotton to make our hand block printed scarves with our artisan partner, we employ highly skilled artisans who have been passing down the art of block printing for centuries. The wood blocks are carved by hand block printed by hand using richly colored dyes. Fair Trade, made in Jaipur, India.
  • the Winding Road Beaded Jewelry Boxes
    Handmade Beaded Bamboo Offering Boxes from Eastern Bali. <br />...

  • Handmade Beaded Bamboo Offering Boxes from Eastern Bali. Traditionally used to take offerings to ceremonies, these are great for jewelry, storage and organizing, in the bedroom, bathroom  or office.  Sold in nesting set of 3 sizes, small = 4x4x4.5 inches, Medium = 6x6x6, Large =  7x7x6 (can be sold separately at retail)
  • the Winding Road Felt animal Collection
    Hand made Fair Trade Felt animals from Nepal...

  • Cute and Colorful Felt Animals, Garlands and Mobiles are Hand Made with Care Under Fair Trade Practices in Kathmandu Nepal.                                                  We work with a small family owned workshop, that follows Fair Trade practices and strives to improve the standard of living for their artisans.  Made from 100% organic wool, no chemicals are used during production.  (

  • the Winding Road Rattan Bags
    Collection of Stylish Handmade Rattan Bags....

  • Made by indigenous Dayak artisans in East Kalimantan Borneo. A renewed interest in Dyak weaving is providing a sustainable livelihood for these artisans while reviving centuries old weaving traditions, which were starting to disappear. Made from split Rattan grown in sustainable farms in watershed areas, these stylish bags feature high quality leather trim and hand batik 100% Cotton lining. The perfect bag and conversation piece for stylish and socially conscious women.   Dayak weaving is fine, tight and even, showing mastery of the craft. Two-tone patterns on some tell mystical tales and age old stories, preserving aspects of Dayak cultural heritage. WINNER OF BEST NEW PRODUCT LAUNCH AWARD AT NY NOW FEBRUARY 2018!

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