Techniques

Artisan Techniques

The Little Market works with thousands of individual artisans around the world. Every purchase at our fair trade shop creates meaningful opportunities for our artisan partners who make each piece by hand using various cultural techniques. Learn more about the techniques by reading more about them below.

About the Artisans

Alpaca Knit

Alpaca Knit

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Alpaca Weaving

Alpaca Weaving

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Back Strap Loom

Back Strap Loom

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Basket Weaving

Basket Weaving

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Bath Bombs

Bath Bombs

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Beaded + Tassel Jewelry

Jewelry Making

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Block Print

Block Print

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Candle Making

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Ceramics

Ceramics

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Cocoa Growing

Cocoa Growing

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Crochet

Crochet

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Embroidery

Embroidery

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Ethiopian Cotton Weaving

Ethiopian Cotton Weaving

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Felt

Felt

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Frazada

Frazada

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Glass Etching

Glass Etching

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Huipil

Huipil

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Ikat

Ikat

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Iringa Baskets

Iringa Baskets

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Kantha

Kantha

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Knit Stuffed Animals

Knit Stuffed Animals

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Leatherwork

Leatherwork

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Natural Dye

Natural Dye

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Papermaking

Papermaking

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Papier Mache

Papier Mache

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Pom Pom

Pom Poms and Tassels

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Rebozo

Rebozo

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Serape

Serape

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Sewing

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Soaking Salts

Soaking Salts

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Soap Making

Melt & Pour Soapmaking

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Stab-Stitching Embroidery

Stab-Stitching Embroidery

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Sugar Scrubs

Sugar Scrubs

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Tea Growing

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Tye Dye

Tye Dye

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Wayuu

Wayuu

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Weaving

Weaving

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Wood Carving

Wood Carving

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Wrapped Bracelets

Wrapped Bracelets

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