Welcome to our global maker-to-market movement where, together with 20,000 artisans, we ignite social change. We create opportunities for individuals, families, and communities in developing countries to thrive through strong relationships, fair wages, safe working conditions, and sustainable practices.
The purest of hearts. Mother-of-pearl set in heart-shaped sterling silver posts. From the jewelry artisans of Manos Amigas, "Hands Joined In Friendship," works with family workshops and small businesses that make a variety of handicrafts in poor neighborhoods of Lima and in the Andean highlands.
HANDCRAFTED IN PERU
Deep and lasting relationships are essential to this family-run business, whose name means "hands joined in friendship." They bring the wares of 60 workshops across Peru - gourd carvers, ceramicists, jewelry makers and reverse-painted glass artisans - to market. They create a variety of exquisite handicrafts that tell stories of tradition and resilience. "I want to keep going, keep working to get ahead. My work is a happiness." - Eulogio Medina