I thought this was a great timely article. I myself am going to look into purchasing some of those scarves made from retired Indian Sari’s for gifts this Christmas. They look beautiful and what a great cause they support!
Last year I did a post on Gifts that Give Back. In a world where we have so much and others have so little, gifts that give back in return is a brilliant concept. Not only are you giving something special to someone you care about, you are also giving back perhaps even more to a person in need. Here is my list of top Gifts that Give Back for 2013. Feel free to add more ideas in the comment section below.
Scarves, Appareil, Jewelry and Household Items
Anchal (scarves, pillows and quilts)
“Designing Change Stitch by Stitch” Anchal creates absolutely stunning scarves, pillows and quilts each handmade out of recycled saris by Indian women rescued from prostitution. I can not tell you how many compliments I have received on my stunning Anchal scarf. I wear it every day and it is warm, colorful and a reminder…
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