While March has refused to go out like a lamb (at least in Ohio), we are still thinking spring. And what better way to celebrate the arrival of warmer weather than with these beautiful hand-painted kites from Mitra Bali?:
“A non-governmental, non-profit organization, the Mitra Bali Foundation acts as a market and export facilitator for small craft producers. These small producers represent the diverse Balinese culture that attracts tourism to the area, but because they live in more remote areas and work on a small scale, haven’t benefited by the economic influx of the tourism industry.”
Check out these gorgeous kites, which are available through one of our favorite U.S. non-profits — SERRV.
- Mitra Bali’s Monarch Butterfly Kite:
- Mitra Bali’s Jade-Winged Dragonfly Kite:
“Colorful kites are ready to take flight—or alight in your home. Nylon wings and body are handpainted in a dry brush technique, and cover a bamboo frame and retractable wings. String attached to frame for hanging, or attach your own string for flying.”
- Mitra Bali’s Moonglow Butterfly Kite:
- Mitra Bali’s Majestic Dragon Kite:
- Mitra Bali’s Young Dragon Kite:
These awesome Fair Trade kites make us want to visit a park, kick off our shoes, and channel our inner seven-year-old. Go fly a kite? Yes, please!
Peace and Love,
Your Fair Trade Trendsters
PS Check back soon for our complete guide to Fair Trading your Easter celebrations!