Shopping for Fair Trade Jewellery in Chiang Mai, Thailand.

2016-10-27T16:24:53+01:00

I`ve recently been on holiday, which combined nicely with a buying trip to Thailand. One shopping expedition for Fair Trade jewellery led me to Chiang Mai - the largest, most culturally significant city in northern Thailand, which was founded in 1296. THE FACTS With a population of 160,000 it is the capital of Chiang Mai Province [...]

Shopping for Fair Trade Jewellery in Chiang Mai, Thailand.2016-10-27T16:24:53+01:00

Fair Trade or Fairtrade?

2016-10-27T16:24:54+01:00

The Fairtrade Mark is awarded to products which meet internationally agreed standards. However, there are many products for which a standard has yet to be agreed. For example, jewellery, bags, fashion accessories, etc Reputable organizations such as The British Association for Fair Trade Shops (BAFTS) have for many years sourced these products to standards at [...]

Fair Trade or Fairtrade?2016-10-27T16:24:54+01:00