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Comment by Anna on October 2, 2009 at 15:24
Hi everyone

I've got a friend here in Bristol who wants to source Mozambican Capulanas for the 20th anniversary of Bristol's twinning with Beira in Mozambique next year. Any advice/help be most welcome, thanks.

george
Comment by Ellen Agger on September 30, 2009 at 16:27
Hi, si:su. Please check the discussion posted above yesterday if you're interested in silk fabric - organic (not certified), fairly traded, handwoven, coloured with natural dyes.

Ellen
Comment by Maiya on September 30, 2009 at 16:19
Hello, We're looking for some help sourcing organic/fairtrade fabric. If you could email us any info it'd be much appreciated... sisu.info@gmail.com. Many thanks, Helen.
Comment by jacqueline on September 29, 2009 at 15:54
thanks guys!

im on to it...everyone has been very helpful

ta!!
Comment by Sam Roger on September 29, 2009 at 15:38
hi jacqueline - there is also www.mzuribeads.com - kirsty is based in Scotland - am sure she would help -
Comment by Jo Maiden on September 29, 2009 at 11:48
hey jacqueline, try kitengela glass in Kenya - www.kitengela-glass.com. I have visited them - they are amazing - everything is recycled.

all the best,

Jo
Comment by jacqueline on September 29, 2009 at 10:24
RECYCLED BEADS
hey does anyone have any contacts who supply recycled beads?? i would need quite alot of them - colours style is not an issue right now

message me if you can help or can suggest anything

thanks!

oh and join the ethical book club :)

jacqueline
Comment by Ellen Agger on July 28, 2009 at 15:08
Posted a new video on TAMMACHAT's YouTube Channel: "Weaving Organic Bamboo Baskets in Laos." Helping sustain villages in rural Laos. Comments welcome. http://www.youtube.com/user/tammachattextiles

You can buy handbags made from these baskets, fairly traded by TAMMACHAT Natural Textiles at www.tammachat.com.
Comment by Amanda Judge: Andean Collection on July 13, 2009 at 17:55
Hi - I am the founder & designer of the eco-friendly jewelry label, The Andean Collection. We transform seeds and nuts from the rainforests & lowlands of South America (tagua, acai, pambil, jabon, huayruro) into chic beads, which resemble many of the popular synthetic materials in the mainstream jewelry market. We also manufacture specialty orders, using our natural materials. The main problem with working in these materials is consistency of color, quality and supply. BUT after a lot of hard work we have developed a very reliable supply chain in Latin America. If anyone is interested in having a piece made with these natural materials, I can get it manufactured for you - we have experience with large department store orders, as well as those for small boutiques. In addition to working as a supplier, we sell wholesale from our own collection too!

On another note, I'd love to start working in recycled metals. Particularly I'm looking for a good source for recycled chains, or chains made from ethically extracted silver/other metals. Thanks!
Comment by Adamah Stein on June 11, 2009 at 9:09
hello, i am frenche-senegalais brand based between france and senegal. i work with senaleaise tailors in the city of saint-louis (north of senegal). we are a small stacture working with only three tailors that are fair payed ,and we comercial what we do in france mainly. i'm looking for contacts in other countrys, mainly england, in france i find the possibilys still restranct in many aspects.
we do a lot of recycling, pach-work couture, specilased in "one piece" product but not only.
thanks everybody for any information!
adamah stein
 

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