Household Goods


Oven gloves, tablecloths, chopstick holders, pincushions and cushion covers!  This section covers a wide selection of the household products supplied by our wonderful producers!

If you see anything you like, make a note of the product name and click here to choose an ordering method!

Remember that purchases help disadvantaged people to support themselves, and profits are used to help those in need!

<p>Freeleaf Cotton Coasters (Set 4)</p>

Freeleaf Cotton Coasters (Set 4)

Price: ¥178
Cotton coasters hand-made from a single thread!  Purchases help disadvanaged women to overcome their problems to become independent.
Freeleaf Trivets&nbsp;
Freeleaf Trivets 
Price: ¥109 each
Hand-woven large placemat coasters, each made from a single thread of either jute or cotton.
Freeleaf Big Jute Bowl
Freeleaf Big Jute Bowl
Price: ¥147
Large (30cm) bowl made from a single jute rope.  Purchases help to support hard-working artisans.
<p>Hearts &amp; Hands Chopsticks</p>

Hearts & Hands Chopsticks

Price: ¥17/pair
Silk Chopstick cover and one pair of chopsticks.  A huge array of colours!  Convenient take-home gift for holidaymakers!  
<p>Hearts &amp; Hands Oven Gloves&nbsp;</p>

Hearts & Hands Oven Gloves 

Price: ¥58/pair
We use these to bake our cakes, so we know they work well!  Well insulated, comfortable and flexible for ease of use.
<p>Hearts &amp; Hands Pumpkin Pincushions&nbsp;</p>

Hearts & Hands Pumpkin Pincushions 

Price: ¥40
Ever-popular silk pincushion from Hearts & Hands!  Can be used as a storage device for needles and pins, or just left around the house beautifying the space!  
<p>Hearts &amp; Hands Turtle Pincushions&nbsp;</p>

Hearts & Hands Turtle Pincushions 

Price: ¥42
Popular among seamstresses, tailors, habidasheries and children alike!  A versatile, cute gift, suitable for everyone!
Hearts &amp; Hands Bottle Cover Costumes!&nbsp;
Hearts & Hands Bottle Cover Costumes! 
Price: ¥60 each
A fun gift!  Silk costumes designed as pairs, one male and one female.  Many different colours available!
<p>Hearts &amp; Hands 'Christmas' Tablecloth&nbsp;</p>

Hearts & Hands 'Christmas' Tablecloth 

Price: ¥200
Festive colours adorn this special tablecloth from Hearts&Hands!
Hearts &amp; Hands Photo Frames&nbsp;
Hearts & Hands Photo Frames 
Price: ¥25-¥60
Photo frames hand-made from silk or other cloth.  A variety of colours and sizes!
<p>Hearts &amp; Hands Silk Cushion Covers&nbsp;</p>

Hearts & Hands Silk Cushion Covers 

Price: ¥95 each
Square cushion covers in a variety of colours.
Amdo Short Table Runner (0.5m)&nbsp;
Amdo Short Table Runner (0.5m) 
Price: ¥ 83
Table runner, 50cm long, featuring yak's wool. Various designs.
Amdo Long Table Runner (1.5m)&nbsp;
Amdo Long Table Runner (1.5m) 
Price: ¥ 148
Beautiful table runner with pointed ends and tassles!  Feature yak's wool. 
Various colours! 
Amdo Pot Holder&nbsp;
Amdo Pot Holder 
Price: ¥49
Utilises yak's wool to protect surfaces from hot teapots, kettles and pots!  
<p>Hearts &amp; Hands Silk Placemat Sets</p>

Hearts & Hands Silk Placemat Sets

Price: ¥215
set includes: 6 each of placemats and coasters to match.Available in a huge range of colours!
Amdo Woven Coaster&nbsp;
Amdo Woven Coaster 
Price: ¥22 
Beautifully patterned coaster, featuring yak's wool heat pad! 
Amdo Oven Gloves&nbsp;
Amdo Oven Gloves 
Price: ¥84 
Who thought baking could get any more fun?  Keep fingers from being burnt whilst wearing these fun mitts!
Amdo Yak Coaster&nbsp;
Amdo Yak Coaster 
Price: ¥22 
Soft coaster featuring
yak design! 
Amdo Medium Table Runner (1m)
Amdo Medium Table Runner (1m)
Price: ¥123 
Table runner, 1m long, featuring yak's wool.  Various designs. 
Amdo Yak Milk Soap&nbsp;
Amdo Yak Milk Soap 
Price: ¥39 
A huge variety of flavours, both  fragrant and beautiful!  Hand made from yak's milk.
Amdo Cushion Cover&nbsp;
Amdo Cushion Cover 
Price: ¥88
Many designs available, features yak wool!
Amdo Coaster, Set of 2&nbsp;
Amdo Coaster, Set of 2 
Price: ¥31
Small, beautifully made coasters, sold in pairs, in a variety of designs.
Amdo Chopsticks Holder&nbsp;
Amdo Chopsticks Holder 
Price: ¥42 
Chopsticks included!
Liaochun Hand-Carved Wooden Tray
Liaochun Hand-Carved Wooden Tray
Price: ¥900
Liaochun lives in Chengdu and carves items from high-quality woods by hand, including Ebony, Zebrawood and  Rosewood.
Liaochun Hand-Carved Wooden Tray (long)
Liaochun Hand-Carved Wooden Tray (long)
Price: ¥1020
Each Liaochun piece is delicate and beautiful, looking like soft cloth or paper, but being made from hard wood.  
Liaochun Hand-Carved Wooden Plate
Liaochun Hand-Carved Wooden Plate
Price: ¥570
this Zebrawood plate has been hand-carved (not turned!). Beautifully thin and elegant.
Liaochun Hand-Carved Wooden Tray (round)
Liaochun Hand-Carved Wooden Tray (round)
Price: ¥900
This round tray by Liaochun shows his excellent wood-carving skills.  Can be used for Chinese teacups.
Liaochun Hand-Carved Wooden Spoon (grass)
Liaochun Hand-Carved Wooden Spoon (grass)
Price: ¥90
This birchwood spoon has been carved to look like a blade of grass!  
Liaochun Hand-Carved Wooden Spoon (cloud)
Liaochun Hand-Carved Wooden Spoon (cloud)
Price: ¥495
This beautiful spoon is an ornate example of Liaochun's skill. Chinese-style cloud pattern atop an elegant spoon.
Liaochun Hand-Carved Wooden Spoon (lotus, loop)
Liaochun Hand-Carved Wooden Spoon (lotus, loop)
Price: ¥360
These spoons are both decorative and functional; these delicate spoons are designed to scoop tea leaves!  Lotus (pictured) and 'loop' designs. 
Liaochun Hand-Carved Wooden Spoon (rolled leaf)
Liaochun Hand-Carved Wooden Spoon (rolled leaf)
Price: ¥390
This hand-carved ebony spoon resembles a roll of paper.  delicate and elegant! 
Liaochun Hand-Carved Wooden Spoon (cloud b)
Liaochun Hand-Carved Wooden Spoon (cloud b)
Price: ¥390
The couds atop this decorative spoon by Liaochun are Tibetan in style,.  As always, beautifully finished.
Liaochun Hand-Carved Wooden Spoon (straight)
Liaochun Hand-Carved Wooden Spoon (straight)
Price: ¥330
Simple and elegant, this decorative wooden spoon by Liaochun is hand-carved.
Liaochun Hand-Carved Wooden Spoon (curved)
Liaochun Hand-Carved Wooden Spoon (curved)
Price: ¥360
This beautifully curved spoon can also be ued to scoop tea leaves as part of a Chinese tea ceremony!
Liaochun Hand-Carved Wooden Spoon (twist)
Liaochun Hand-Carved Wooden Spoon (twist)
Price: ¥390
The thin wooden strands which appear to twist along the handle of this spoon carved with great skill.
<p>Dali Batik Tablecloth&nbsp;</p>

Dali Batik Tablecloth 

Price: ¥80-¥180
Hand-made tableclothdesigns 

in a variety of shapes and designs

<p>Dali Printed Cloth</p>

Dali Printed Cloth

Price: ¥150
Sold in 5m Lengths of printed 

(not hand-printed) single-sided,
batik style' cloth - ¥30 per meter,
sold in 5m lengths

Kangqiao Coasters&nbsp;
Kangqiao Coasters 
Price: ¥12-¥70
Coasters made from recycled material - ethically sourced and made!
<p>Dancing Yak Cushion Cover&nbsp;</p>

Dancing Yak Cushion Cover 

Price: ¥55
Square cushion cover, zip-up back. 
Nixi Black Pottery Candlestick&nbsp;
Nixi Black Pottery Candlestick 
Price: ¥136 each
Nixi Black Pottery is made in Shangrila, Yunnan.  It is part of Yunnan's Tibetan cultural heritage.  These candle holders are an example of Shangrila  'black-ware'.  Candles not included!
Nixi Black Pottery Square Pot
Nixi Black Pottery Square Pot
Price: ¥136 each
Traditional Nixi black-ware is earthenware which is put into a mixture of charcoal and sawdust immediately after firing, giving it its distinctive colour.  These sqaure pots could be used as desk tidies, or small plant pots!
Nixi Black Pottery Chicken Teapot
Nixi Black Pottery Chicken Teapot
Price: ¥225
Nixi Black Pottery, from Shangrila, has been increasing in popularity in recent years.  This chicken-shaped teapot is a fun example of this traditional craftsmanship!
Nixi Black Pottery 'Bottle'
Nixi Black Pottery 'Bottle'
Price: ¥270
The method of making Black Pottery dates back thousands of years!  This bottle makes a beautiful ornament; a modern slice of ancient TIbetan culture! 
<p>Round Nepalese 10cm Felt Coasters&nbsp;</p>

Round Nepalese 10cm Felt Coasters 

Price: ¥22
Coasters fashioned by hand in Nepal from a pattern of coloured wool, hand-dyed, felted and and made into balls! 10cm in diameter!
<p>Nepalese Rug&nbsp;</p>

Nepalese Rug 

Price: ¥700
Small Nepalese-made rugs. Hand knotted from finest Australian sheep wool & bamboo silk. In purple and grey, approx. 82x60cm.
<p>Square Nepalese Felt Coasters&nbsp;</p>

Square Nepalese Felt Coasters 

Price: ¥25
Square version of the round coasters, 10cm square.
<p>Round 'Squashed' Nepalese Felt Coasters&nbsp;</p>

Round 'Squashed' Nepalese Felt Coasters 

Price: ¥30 each
round coasters of cylindrical, coloured felt! 10cm diameter.
<p>Square 'Squashed' Nepalese Felt 10cm&nbsp; Coasters&nbsp;</p>

Square 'Squashed' Nepalese Felt 10cm  Coasters 

Price: ¥35 each
Square version of the round coasters, 10cm square.
<p>20cm Nepalese Felt Ball Coasters&nbsp;</p>

20cm Nepalese Felt Ball Coasters 

Price: ¥45 each
Square or round versions of the Nepalese felt coasters, 20cm across.
<p>Deluxe Nepalese Felt 20cm Coasters&nbsp;</p>

Deluxe Nepalese Felt 20cm Coasters 

Price: ¥59 each
Special round felt coasters, 20cm in diameter.
<p>Dancing Yak Cushion Cover</p>

Dancing Yak Cushion Cover

Price: ¥189
Handmade square cushion cover with relief pattern. 
<p>Relevant Art Pincushions&nbsp;</p>

Relevant Art Pincushions 

Price: ¥45 each
Embroidered pincushion, features typical Yi pattern in a variety of colours.
<p>Relevant Art Chopsticks&nbsp;</p>

Relevant Art Chopsticks 

Price: ¥38/pair
Hand-painted chopsticks in a hand-embroidered sleeve, perfect as a small gift, or as a 'greener' alternative to disposable chopsticks!
Relevant Art Coasters&nbsp;
Relevant Art Coasters 
Price: ¥60/set 4
A set of 4 hand-embroidered coasters, featuring Yi patten. 
<p>Relevant Art Placemat Sets&nbsp;</p>

Relevant Art Placemat Sets 

Price: ¥154/set 4
Handmade embroidered placemat/coasters with Yi pattern embroidery.
<p>Shenaini Adult/Children's Aprons&nbsp;</p>

Shenaini Adult/Children's Aprons 

Price: ¥200/set
One adult apron with two front pockets, and one children's sized apron with a single front pocket.  Adult aprons also sold separately.
<p>Shenaini Heat Pads&nbsp;</p>

Shenaini Heat Pads 

Price: ¥140 with Apron
Set of 2 potholders, padded with vertical quilting. 
<p>Shenaini Oven Gloves</p>

Shenaini Oven Gloves

Price: ¥120
Set of 2 sturdy oven mitts.  Tough enough to protect from high heats, but flexible for ease of handling.
<p>Relevant Art Tissue Dispensers&nbsp;</p>

Relevant Art Tissue Dispensers 

Price: ¥30 each
Designed to hold and dispense small tissues, these pouches feature hand-embroidered Yi design, and include a few tissues!
<p>Felt Slippers&nbsp;</p>

Felt Slippers 

Price: ¥80(kids') - ¥90(adult) 
Beautiful, creative slippers of Nepalese felt. A huge range of designs available. 
<p>Deluxe Felt Slippers&nbsp;</p>

Deluxe Felt Slippers 

Price: ¥106/pair 
Nepalese felt slippers with a more durable sole. Several colours available.
<p>Nepalese Rugs&nbsp;</p>

Nepalese Rugs 

Price: ¥700 each
Small Nepalese-made rugs.  Hand knotted from finest Australian sheep wool & bamboo silk.  In purple and grey, approx. 82x60cm.
<p>Shigatse Large Cushion Cover</p>

Shigatse Large Cushion Cover

Price: ¥119
Large, handmade cushion cover from Shigatse.
Shigatse Small Cushion Cover&nbsp;
Shigatse Small Cushion Cover 
Price: ¥102
Small, hand-made cushion cover from Shigatse, with beautiful details and materials.
<p>Shigatse Table Blanket&nbsp;</p>

Shigatse Table Blanket 

Price: ¥255
Keep warm or protect yuour table from heat and wear with this hand-made square table blanket.  
Shigatse Heat Pad&nbsp;
Shigatse Heat Pad 
Price: ¥34
Protect wooden tabletops from hot pots and plates with this hand-made round heat pad from Shigatse
<p>Pann Nann Ein Coasters&nbsp;</p>

Pann Nann Ein Coasters 

Price: ¥40/set 4
Two colours available.  Set of four handmade coasters, from Pann Nann Ein.
<p>Tsedo &amp; Dawa Square Tray (small)&nbsp;</p>

Tsedo & Dawa Square Tray (small) 

Price: ¥695
Expertly carved and beautifully painted, this small tray brings an ornate piece of Tibetan culture into the room! Approx. 30cm across.
<p>Tsedo &amp; Dawa Octagonal Tray&nbsp;</p>

Tsedo & Dawa Octagonal Tray 

Price: ¥845
Hand-carved and hand-painted, each tray is unique; a variety of different colours and designs, subject to availability! Approx. 30cm across.
<p>Tsedo &amp; Dawa Square Tray (large)&nbsp;</p>

Tsedo & Dawa Square Tray (large) 

Price: ¥1080
This heautifully hand-crafted tray was produced by Tsedo and Dawa.  Utilising the expert techniques of two craftsmen, each piece truly is a work of art! Approx 43cm across.
<p>Pu Hongxue Embroidered Coaster&nbsp;</p>

Pu Hongxue Embroidered Coaster 

Price: ¥69
Beautiful Coaster with flower motif designed and embroidered by Pu Hongxue!
<p>Yu Family Various Carved Leather Coasters&nbsp;</p>

Yu Family Various Carved Leather Coasters 

Price: $125 each
large (14cm) hand-carved leather coasters witha variety of designs.
Yu Family Coal Tit Carved Leather Coaster&nbsp;
Yu Family Coal Tit Carved Leather Coaster 
Price: ¥125
large (14cm) hand-carved leather coasters with bird and branch design.
LDWDC Placemats&nbsp;
LDWDC Placemats 
Price: ¥55
Cloth placemat coasters, hand-woven by the ladies of the LDWDC.
<p>LDWDC Coaster&nbsp;</p>

LDWDC Coaster 

Price: ¥20
Handmade and hand-wovencloth coaster, expertly hand-made by the ladies of the LDWDC.
Saoban Make Spoons Not War&nbsp;
Saoban Make Spoons Not War 
Price: ¥30 each
During the war of 1964-73 the equivalent of a planeload of bombs every 8 minutes, 24 hours a day for 9 years were dropped on Laos.  These products have been made from some of those bombs, reclaimed and melted down.
<p>Saoban Bamboo Straws</p>

Saoban Bamboo Straws

Price: ¥12
A plastic straw takes aboout 200 years to decompose, and cannot be recycled easily.  In 2017 390 million straws were used (and presumably thrown out) by Americans alone!  This environmentally-friendly straw can be washed and reused!
Blue Sheep Insulated Cups!&nbsp;
Blue Sheep Insulated Cups! 
Price: ¥38-¥45
Insulated mug to keep your hot drinks hot, or cold drinks cold! Two sizes available, includes a re-usable straw.  
Blue Sheep Mugs
Blue Sheep Mugs
Price: ¥27 each, ¥50 for 2
Two colours available.  High-quality coffee mug with Blue Sheep logo design!  
Yakma Soaps
Yakma Soaps
Price: ¥42-¥50
Hand-made by Tibetan women from Yak milk, with strong, fragrant flavours such as Lemon and Mint, these soaps are a great way of keeping clean! Yakma empowers marginalised women in Tibetan areas by training and employing them in this craft!
Camacraft Round Coasters&nbsp;
Camacraft Round Coasters 
Price: ¥68
Set of 6 round coasters, handmade by Camacraft.  Two colours available.  
Camacraft Square Coasters
Camacraft Square Coasters
Price: ¥70
Set of 6 square coasters, handmade by Camacraft. Two colours available.
Lauren Laos Coaster Sets&nbsp;
Lauren Laos Coaster Sets 
Price: ¥110/set 4
A project in Laos helping 10 women to earn a living through selling handcrafts.  Four beautifully embroidered coasters!
<p>Dancing Yak Large Yakwool Coaster</p>

Dancing Yak Large Yakwool Coaster

Price: ¥29 each
Larger (13.5cm) square coaster, harnessing the insulating properties of yakswool!
<p>Dancing Yak Small Yakwool Coaster&nbsp;</p>

Dancing Yak Small Yakwool Coaster 

Price: ¥25 each
Small (11.5cm) square yakswool coaster from Dancing Yak.
Dancing Yak Small Coaster Pair&nbsp;
Dancing Yak Small Coaster Pair 
Price: ¥22/pair
Colourful handmade coasters, 11.5cm square.
Handmade Lip Balm
Handmade Lip Balm
Price: ¥29 each
Handmade from gentle ingredients in Xichang, the proceeds from this healthy lip balm go to educate children from underprivileged families.
Handmade Cartoon Lip Balm
Handmade Cartoon Lip Balm
Price: ¥19 each
Fun lip balm aimed at children, though adults can use too! Handmade from gentle ingredients in Xichang, the proceeds from this healthy lip balm go to educate children from underprivileged families.
<p>MSI Yi Tissue Dispenser</p>

MSI Yi Tissue Dispenser

Price: ¥85
Tissue box cover featuring hand-embroidered Yi pattern in typically Yi colours.