Fair Trade

Nickel & Thread, a online fair trade jewelry boutique featuring handmade products by artisans all around the world

What is fair trade?

"Fair trade is a global movement made up of a diverse network of producers, companies, shoppers, advocates, and organizations putting people and planet first."
-Fair Trade Certified


The basis of fair trade is creating a market that is fair and respectful to all. Not only does fair trade ensure fair wages and prompt pay, but it also:
      • Contributes to ending poverty around the world
      • Ensures safe working environment for all artisans
      • Empowers Women
      • Has no tolerance towards child labor and ensures that nothing jeopardizes schooling for children
      • Provides access to healthcare for producers in and around their communities
      • Ensure that educational opportunities are more accessible
      • Promotes equitable quality education for producers no matter where they are located
      • Environmentally friendly