Quality products handmade from safe and natural materials are desirable in every room of the house, but none more so than in the kitchen. These items are earth friendly, hand crafted and improve the look of any home.
1 Hand Blown Recycled Glasses, $5.00-$8.00 from Beldi: The husband and wife team behind Beldi strive to preserve the tradition of authentic handmade Moroccan goods. Their goal is to maintain not only the slow made by hand crafts of the culture, but also the way of life that is being threatened by mass producers. These tea glasses are hand blown by local artisans from recycled glass and feature the classic Moroccan tea glass shape in beautiful blues and greens.
2 Tourne Utensil Holder, $49.00 from Brook Farm General Store: This classic handmade ceramic jar can fit in anywhere, from a kitchen with a vintage country feel to a more modern space with clean lines and color. It is perfect for holding kitchen utensils or for use as a vase.
3 Inklore Pinted Linen Kitchen Towel, $16.00 from Inklore: San Francisco designer Samantha Hirst hand sews aprons and dish towels using 100% natural linen and block prints with environmentally sensitive water based inks. Her products are made with thoughtful details like fully lined pockets on her aprons and cotton loops for hanging kitchen towels.
4 Terracotta Sponge Ware Collection, $17.00 from Canvas Home: Hand poured and glazed terracotta plates and bowls are microwave and dishwasher safe. Festively printed in blue and white this collection can be mixed and matched to create a set that is unique for each home.
5 Espresso Cup and Saucer, $34.00 from Heath Ceramics: Heath Ceramics has been employing skilled craftsmen for over half a century with the goal of producing "simple good things for good people." Their collection includes this vibrant red espresso cup and saucer made in Sausalito, California.
6 Common Good Dish Soap, $4.99 from Common Good: Plant based dish soap made in Brooklyn is dye free and available unscented or in light appealing scents like bergamot and tea tree made with 100% pure essential oils. Their products are readily biodegradable, come in glass containers and are refillable.
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