This Hanukkah, decorate your home using sustainably sourced and ethically made products. Whether you’re looking for home decor, like pillows and throws to make your living space shimmer and shine, or dinner decor, like table runners and coasters for a big family get-together, here are 15 hand-picked decorations you’ll love.
FOR THE HANUKKAH BUSH
If you and your family celebrate the seasons with a Hanukkah bush, here are some ethically made, expertly handwoven ornaments that will dazzle and inspire. All of our featured ornaments come from KAZI, a member of the Fair Trade Federation who reinvests their profits to expand artisan development through training initiatives across Rwanda, Uganda, and Ghana. Each product is handmade by artisans in Africa using natural and local fibers.
This stunning beaded star ornament has the Fair Trade Nest Seal of Transparency, guaranteeing that it’s ethically made. With its rich blue hue, your Hanukkah bush is sure to look cohesive and incredible.
This shimmering, soft blue and silver ornament will be a wonderful addition to your Hanukkah bush. It’s made from all-natural raffia and sweet grass and has the Fair Trade Nest Seal of Transparency, meaning it’s guaranteed to be ethically made.
3. Kazi Rounded Blue Metallic Ornament — $18
Handwoven by artisan makers in Rwanda using locally sourced raffia and sweet grass, this rounded, metallic blue piece will add a bold silhouette to your holiday ornaments
4. Kazi Soft Blue Fringed Hoop Ornament — $7.50
Made with local raffia and sweetgrass this handwoven ornament is versatile and minimalistic. The hoop also ensures that any beautiful ornaments hanging behind it can still be enjoyed and admired.
5. Kazi Cactus Planter Ornament 1 — $30
Add a touch of fun with this adorable cactus planter ornament. The raffia and sweet grass create a soft, inviting texture, and the ornament’s Fair Trade Nest Seal of Transparency ensures the artisan makers who produced it are paid fair wages and work in safe conditions.
FOR THE HOME
6. Kazi Navy Blue Round Basket — $50
Handwoven using natural sisal and sweet grass and colored using organic dyes, this round basket is a unique decor piece that will add festive color to your home’s aesthetic. The versatile basket can be used as a fruit bowl, a piece of wall decor, or even a catch-all for keys and coins.
7. Kazi Metallic Silver Oval Basket — $58
Handmade from all-natural fibers in Rwanda, this sustainably made basket is food-safe and functional on the counter or in the pantry. Each basket is made by a cooperative of women in an ethical and fair trade environment.
Inspired by traditional textiles from Guatemala, this lumbar pillow is made with 100% cotton and handwoven by artisans using a backstrap loom.
Archive New York works exclusively with artisan weavers in Mexico, Guatemala, and India to preserve heritage art forms. All their products are made using locally sourced fibers and natural dyes whenever possible, and support a slow production practice.
Made with 100% Turkish cotton, this OEKO-TEX certified and plush blanket is lightweight, absorbent, and a great everyday accessory for your home. This versatile piece can even be used as a bath or beach towel or as a scarf.
Amante Marketplace is a woman-owned company who pays all their artisan partners fair, living wages. Their exceptional blankets and towels are all expertly hand-loomed by artisans in Denizli, Turkey.
A beautiful vase made with high-quality clay porcelain, this piece was handcrafted by artisans in Jindezhen, China. Add some flowers for a stunning centerpiece.
Middle Kingdom’s porcelain bowls, cups, pots, plates, and vases are all handmade by artisans in China who use kilns that are over a thousand years old. Middle Kingdom is a woman-owned and POC-owned company.
FOR THE TABLE
11. Minna Shapes Table Runner in Blue — $85
Ethically made in Mexico using 100% cotton, this table runner will add a pop of color to your elevated tablescape. It’s created using Ikat, an ancient resist-dyeing technique in which cotton threads are knotted and dyed before they are woven.
MINNA’s products are sourced from natural and sustainable materials and colored using natural dyes or toxin-free synthetic dyes. They partner with master weavers and artisan collectives to preserve heritage crafts and provide economic opportunities while adhering to fair trade practices.
These coasters are made with recycled rubber and polished brass to protect your surfaces in style.
Slash Objects is an award-winning, women-owned company who designs products that are more sustainable for the planet. All of their coasters are made with 100% post-consumer recycled rubber and locally sourced materials.
These handwoven Ethiopian cotton napkins are designed to compliment and uplift any home’s aesthetic. Pair with a neutral tablecloth to create a pleasant tablescape that’s perfect for the holiday season.
Creative Women is Fair Trade verified by the Fair Trade Federation and all their products are entirely handcrafted by women artisans.
Made with post-consumer recycled rubber, this heat-resistant placement is a great option for adding some texture to your tablescape.
Slash Objects is a woman-owned company who pays living wages to all their employees and designs their products with a sustainable planet in mind. They create their products with 100% post-consumer recycled rubber and locally sourced materials.
Made from Belgian flax, this tablecloth is meticulously handwoven, dyed, and stone washed.
Creative Women is a Fair Trade Certified, women-owned brand who pays fair wages to all their artisans. Each of Creative Women’s products is handcrafted by women artisans in Burundi, Ethiopia, India, Kenya, Morocco, Tunisia, and Zambia using traditional art forms.