15 Sustainable and Fair Trade Mother's Day Gifts

Moms deserve the best every day, but Mother's Day is a wonderful opportunity to show all the mothers in your life just how cherished they are. Whether you're looking for a special gift for your mom, mother-in-law, grandmother, aunt, or godmother, we promise these ethical and sustainable Mother's Day gift ideas won't disappoint.

With fair trade jewelry, handwoven kitchen accessories, and vibrant artisan-made home decor—we're sure you'll be able to find exceptional gifts for all the moms in your life.

Abby Alley Eliza Cuff

Simple yet striking, this fair trade cuff from Abby Alley is perfect for the mom who likes to glam it up without the extra fuss. Abby Alley's jewelry is all handcrafted by artisans in East Africa earning fair wages for their crafts.

Values: Fair Trade, Heritage, Sustainable

Abby Alley fair trade bracelet

 

Katie M Mudd Ceramics Pink Planter with Plate

A lovely planter and plate for brightening up any space, this set from Katie M. Mudd is a sweet gift for the mom with a green thumb. Each ceramic piece from the brand is handmade by Katie with care in Portland, Oregon using locally-sourced materials. 

Value: Sustainable, USA Made, Vegan

Katie Mudd handmade ceramics

 

August Sage Cosmic Mug and matching Cosmic Bowl

We all have a few coffee (or tea!) loving moms in our life and these unique August Sage cosmic mugs make for a fun and functional gift. And the matching cosmic bowl compliments the mugs beautifully. The mugs and bowls are all handmade by artisans in Guatemala working in a fair trade environment and earning living wages.

Values: Fair Trade, Heritage, Sustainable, Vegan

August Sage Ethically Made Cosmic Mug

August Sage Cosmic Fair Trade Bowl

 

Anatoli Mauna Handwoven Towel

Thoughtfully handwoven in Turkey by local artisans using cotton and linen, Anatoli's towels are a naturally and consciously made luxury. Traditionally, Turkish towels were made for bathing and relaxing in Turkish baths—and we think they also make a wonderful gift for the mom that deserves some self-care and relaxation time!

Values: Fair Trade, Heritage, Sustainable, Vegan

Anatoli fair trade handwoven robe

MINNA Peach Grid Apron

For the chefs in your life that like to cook in style, MINNA's handmade, elegantly printed kitchen essentials will be a special treat! All of MINNA's pieces are made consciously by artisans working in family-run workshops and independent cooperatives in Mexico, Uruguay, and Guatemala who are able to set their own wages.

Values: Fair Trade, Heritage, Sustainable, Vegan

MINNA fair trade apron

 

Abby Alley Dawson Earrings

Consciously handcrafted by artisans in Kenya, these crescent-shaped brass earrings from Abby Alley are a beautiful gift you can be proud to give. To ensure ethical labor, Abby Alley works only with artisan cooperatives that guarantee fair wages and safe working environments.

Values: Fair Trade, Heritage, Sustainable

Abby Alley fair trade earrings

 

Nisolo Black Leather Envelope Clutch

This fair trade leather clutch from Nisolo is a gorgeous accessory for a night out or can be used for holding small essentials in a tote bag. The clutch is made by hand by artisans working in a factory that Nisolo owns and operates in Peru.

Values: Fair Trade, Heritage, Sustainable

Nisolo fair trade envelope clutch

 

Altar Mini Waxing Moon Necklace

Altar's delicate necklace shaped like a waxing moon with a stunning stone set in the middle is an exquisite piece for the minimalist mom in your life. Each necklace is made in Portland, Oregon from recycled metals.

Values: Sustainable, USA Made, Vegan

Altar sustainably made waxing moon necklace

 

Leah Singh Zimbabwe West Winter Throw Pillow and Lucent Shimmer Throw Pillow

With their unique designs and vibrant colors, Leah Singh's pillows are truly works of art! Leah Singh's textiles are all ethically handmade and hand embroidered by artisans in India who use techniques native to the regions in which they live.

Values: Fair Trade, Heritage, Sustainable

Leah Singh fair trade pillow

Leah Singh artisan-made necklace

3rd Season Laguna Shift Dress in Plum and Black

This one-of-a-kind dress from 3rd Season is made from locally-sourced "forgotten" remnant cupro (a regenerated fiber from cotton that feels like silk) is certain to be a memorable gift! The gorgeous piece is made with a special dying process and no two pieces look the exact same. What's also unique about this loose-fitting dress is that it's designed to fit sizes from 2-14.

Values: Sustainable, USA Made, Vegan

3rd Season Ethical Handmade Dress

 

CDMX Beeswax Candles in Marble

Handmade in Mexico from all natural, unscented beeswax and Mexican marble, these sustainable CDMX candles are an elevated crowd-pleaser. CDMX is a brand dedicated to bringing the impressive work and heritage crafts of skilled artisans in Mexico to the U.S.

Values: Sustainable

CDMX Beeswax Candles

 

Sertodo Copper Gangotri Pitcher with Lid

Hand hammered by skilled artisans from 100% recycled copper using techniques that date back over 1000 years, Sertodo Copper's beautiful goods are made with integrity. And one of the most interesting, yet not widely-known, aspects of copper is that when water is stored in copper vessels—like this pitcher—the mineral of copper is infused into the water. And the copper mineral helps support healthy digestive, cardiovascular, and immune systems. Check out our blog post to learn more Sertodo Copper and the benefits of copper.

Values: Fair Trade, Heritage, Sustainable, Vegan

Sertodo Copper artisan-made pitcher