Ten Thousand Villages Alexandria, Alexandria

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Gift & Specialty Shop · Hidden Gem · Shopping
Because every handcrafted object has a life of meaning behind it

Ten Thousand Villages is more than a store. We're a global maker‑to‑market movement. We're a way for you to shop with intention for ethically-sourced wares — and to share in the joy of connecting with makers in ten thousand villages.

As a pioneer of fair trade, we do business differently, putting people and planet first. That means you can trust that every handmade purchase you make from us directly impacts the life and community of its maker in a developing country.

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  • What a wonderful, eclectic combination of specialty goods from around the world. Kate was so helpful in helping me select a special gift for friends. She told me the background stories on each...  more »
  • Don’t miss this gem! Ten Thousand Villages is a must for your stopping and shopping! Where else can you find distinctive and interesting fair trade jewelry like this? It’s a wonderfully welcoming.....  more »
  • Want to feel good as you shop? Wanna see really cool items? Selection of amaziñg things like nut earrings that look like stone, cork wallets, fabrics that are unique and beautiful...then to see that the Crafters are from Bangladesh,etc, villages all over the world in certified fair trade. Just go.
  • Such a pretty store with really cool finds!
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