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Save Money While Saving The Environment

Taressa George

Nowadays, we have so many choices when it comes to shopping.  Not only do we have shopping malls, but local farmers markets, second-hand and consignment stores, as well as an unlimited number of online stores. 

E-commerce has become so popular that even groceries can now be delivered to your front door.  Mattresses, cars, medicine, and even fast-food, can all be delivered nearly anywhere.  Drones are even making deliveries in some places.  

For those of us who value social and environmental responsibility, we think about the impact our purchases have on the environment and society.  We think about the value of purchasing from places that support important causes, give back, and make a difference.  And the companies who take steps to reduce their environmental impact, make us feel better about purchasing from them.

WellaVerde is proud to be among the companies who think beyond the bottom line.  While we cannot compete with retail giants like Amazon or WalMart, we feel good about the products we offer and the way we get them to your door.  We sleep better at night knowing that we deliver something with minimal impact on the environment, and we are glad to provide unique, one-of-a-kind items that can't be found in any retail chain. 

We value our customers not because they make purchases.  We value our customers because they are making a difference.  When it comes to shopping, they have a choice.  In fact, they have a plethora of choices, yet they make a conscious decision to buy a sustainable, recycled, organic, fair-trade and eco-friendly product that supports a bigger mission.  A product with benefits far greater than their original, intended purpose.  

The next time you need a unique gift, consider its source, material, and secondary benefits.  Imagine what it would feel like if everything we purchased had additional benefits.  What a wonderful world this would be. 

Mango Wood Salad Servers

Denise George

Nkuku specializes in eco-friendly and fair trade products. After traveling and working in Africa and India, Nkuku was formed with the objective of promoting and developing the traditional skills of local artisans, then bringing their work to the global market, while promoting fair trade and establishing a source of income for local artisans. Nkuku combines contemporary designs with age-old techniques, natural materials and sustainable methods of production to ensure each product is truly exceptional. Mango wood is a sustainable wood. Mango trees are initially grown for their fruit but once the trees reach a certain size and age, they stop bearing fruit. It is then that the trees can be cut down and used to create wood products. The removal of the old trees makes space for farmers to plant new mango trees. None of the wood is wasted and the sale of the wood offers supplementary income to mango farmers.

These attractive, over-sized salad servers show the smooth, natural grain of the hardcarved mango wood. The Long Handle servers make a stylish accompaniment to the Sarisha Salad Bowl. Mango wood is a sustainable wood that comes in many shades from light to dark. Long Handle servers are 18"l. Smaller servers are 12"l.

Jasmina Carved Keepsake Box

Denise George

Nkuku specializes in eco-friendly and fair trade products. After traveling and working in Africa and India, Nkuku was formed with the objective of promoting and developing the traditional skills of local artisans, then bringing their work to the global market, while promoting fair trade and establishing a source of income for local artisans. Nkuku combines contemporary designs with age-old techniques, natural materials and sustainable methods of production to ensure each product is truly exceptional. Mango wood is a sustainable wood. Mango trees are initially grown for their fruit but once the trees reach a certain size and age, they stop bearing fruit. It is then that the trees can be cut down and used to create wood products. The removal of the old trees makes space for farmers to plant new mango trees. None of the wood is wasted and the sale of the wood offers supplementary income to mango farmers.

Handmade from sustainable mango wood, each box has a pretty handcarved detail on top that is accentuated by the white distressed finish. Three photo windows invite you to personalize your own box, then fill it with memories and keepsakes. Also makes a beautiful jewelry box. 13"l x 10"w x 5½"d.

Versatile Honey Rattan Purse

Denise George

Two Cranes' quality products are produced in a village on the southeastern end of the island of Bali. They are completely handwoven and handcrafted through a precise and  lengthy process. The ratttan is split into thin strips (for the fine weave) and wet down to be woven. Using a needle, a fine tight weave is produced. After weaving (2-3 days) the items are dried for several days in the sun, then they are put into a "smoking" chamber where coconut husks are burned. This is how the the rattan obtains the beautiful honey-brown color. The process is completely natural and there are no dyes, stains or finishing products used on any of the items. The handles on the bags are of cruelty-free leather. Two Cranes has built and nurtured the relationships with the artisan families in the villages where the art is created and are honored to share the quality and craftsmanship of the many traditions of their beautiful cultures.

Stylish and versatile, the intricately woven design in this all natural rattan purse displays in a beautiful honey brown color. The 100% silk drawstring lining can be tightly closed at the top to protect purse contents or tucked neatly inside to be used as an open tote. 11" handles of cruelty-free leather allow easy carrying on the shoulder. Lining comes in dark teal or light copper. 10"l x 7½"h x 4½"w

Honey Rattan Trays

Denise George

Two Cranes' quality products are produced in a village on the southeastern end of the island of Bali. They are completely handwoven and handcrafted through a precise and  lengthy process. The rattan is split into thin strips (for the fine weave) and wet down to be woven. Using a needle, a fine tight weave is produced. After weaving (2-3 days) the items are dried for several days in the sun, then they are put into a "smoking" chamber where coconut husks are burned. This is how the the rattan obtains the beautiful honey-brown color. The process is completely natural and there are no dyes, stains or finishing products used on any of the items.Two Cranes has built and nurtured the relationships with the artisan families in the villages where the art is created and are honored to share the quality and craftsmanship of the many traditions of their beautiful cultures.

Made on the island of Bali, these trays are completely handwoven and handcrafted of split natural rattan. The wet-weaving process that produces the tight weave takes many days, after which the trays are dried and "smoked" to achieve the deep honey brown color. The fine weave makes these trays with self handles very sturdy. All processes used are completely natural. No dyes, stains or finishing products are used. Round tray is 13"diameter x 2"d. Rectangular tray is 12"l x 9"w x 2½"d.

Oval Rattan Trinket Box

Denise George

Two Cranes' quality products are produced in a village on the southeastern end of the island of Bali. They are completely handwoven and handcrafted through a precise and  lengthy process. The rattan is split into thin strips (for the fine weave) and wet down to be woven. Using a needle, a fine tight weave is produced. After weaving (2-3 days) the items are dried for several days in the sun, then they are put into a "smoking" chamber where coconut husks are burned. This is how the the rattan obtains the beautiful honey-brown color. The process is completely natural and there are no dyes, stains or finishing products used on any of the items.Two Cranes has built and nurtured the relationships with the artisan families in the villages where the art is created and are honored to share the quality and craftsmanship of the many traditions of their beautiful cultures.

The perfect size to store those very dear pieces of jewelry or other important trinkets -- in the bedroom, bath or anywhere in the house. The beautiful honey color rattan makes this an attractive accent wherever you put it.! Natural rattan oval box with lid and front catch. 5½"l x 3½"d.

Lidded Rattan Q-tip or Cotton Ball Holder

Denise George

Two Cranes' quality products are produced in a village on the southeastern end of the island of Bali. They are completely handwoven and handcrafted through a precise and  lengthy process. The rattan is split into thin strips (for the fine weave) and wet down to be woven. Using a needle, a fine tight weave is produced. After weaving (2-3 days) the items are dried for several days in the sun, then they are put into a "smoking" chamber where coconut husks are burned. This is how the the rattan obtains the beautiful honey-brown color. The process is completely natural and there are no dyes, stains or finishing products used on any of the items.Two Cranes has built and nurtured the relationships with the artisan families in the villages where the art is created and are honored to share the quality and craftsmanship of the many traditions of their beautiful cultures.

Keep your necessities handy on the vanity with this great-looking rattan storage for Q-tips or cotton balls. Tightly woven, high quality rattan, prepared and finished completely naturally. Beautiful, natural honey-brown color. Round with lid. 4"h, 3¾" diameter.

Basket Weave Water Hyacinth Pillow

Denise George

What is water hyacinth? Water hyacinth is a free-floating water reed that originated in South America but has since been introduced worldwide. It is one of the fastest growing plants known and can completely cover a body of water if not controlled. It has begun to clog up some of the waterways in Thailand, so a very clever Thai designer figured out how to use the fibrous stalks of this plant to create beautiful home accessories and pillows. She has turned a weed into contemporary home products, using traditional Thai craftsmanship and providing additional income to the villagers. A real winner all around -- sustainable, fair trade and gorgeous.

Natural color water hyacinth fibers woven with black jute into a wonderfully unique decorative pillow. Black cotton canvas backing. Pillow insert filled with 95/5 down. Natural color as shown.

Water Hyacinth Cotton Twist Pillow

Denise George

What is water hyacinth? Water hyacinth is a free-floating water reed that originated in South American but has since been introduced worldwide. It is one of the fastest growing plants known and can completely cover a body of water if not controlled. It has begun to clog up some of the waterways in Thailand, so a very clever Thai designer figured out how to use the fibrous stalks of this plant to create beautiful home accessories and pillows. She has turned a weed into contemporary home products, using traditional Thai craftsmanship and providing additional income to the villagers. A real winner all around -- sustainable, fair trade and gorgeous.

Twisted cotton stripes woven with natural water hyacinth fiber to form stripes of off-white and natural. White cotton canvas backing with 95/5 down insert. 3 sizes available.

Natural Water Hyacinth Round Accent Pillow

Denise George

What is water hyacinth? Water hyacinth is a free-floating water reed that originated in South American but has since been introduced worldwide. It is one of the fastest growing plants known and can completely cover a body of water if not controlled. It has begun to clog up some of the waterways in Thailand, so a very clever Thai designer figured out how to use the fibrous stalks of this plant to create beautiful home accessories and pillows. She has turned a weed into contemporary home products, using traditional Thai craftsmanship and providing additional income to the villagers. A real winner all around -- sustainable, fair trade and gorgeous.

Beautiful, rippled and round -- a great accent on any sofa. These unique accent pillows are artistically hand crafted from water hyacinth fiber by village artisans. Backed with 100% natural hemp cloth and filled with natural kapok. 19" across.