Our Picks for Mother's Day

April 20, 2020

Our Picks for Mother's Day

Mother's Day is right around the corner and at Team Hamlin, we want to help you spoil the maternal figure in your life. You can shop for the perfect present for Mum at anytime from the comfort of your own home - we'll deliver your present straight to you or straight to Mum. Here are our some of our favourite products to help you say 'thank you Mum': 

Hand-Knitted Mama & Bub

A sweet gift for the new mum. You will always have a 'shamwari' (friend) in the beautiful Hand-Knitted Mama & Bub Giraffe.  Each toy is lovingly knitted by hand by Zimbabwean artisans (whose names are featured on the toy), which imbibes them with a unique character. The Fairtrade Zimbabwe-based project where these toys are made empower local women.

The Hand-Knitted Mama & Bub collection features a menagerie of animals: Rhino, Leopard, Zebra, Giraffe, Monkey, Lion, Elephant and Hippo.

 

Kazuri Necklace

Handmade from clay, this lovely necklace is a dash of colour to any wardrobe. The spring green and blue design of the Kazuri Necklace in Summer gives an intricate yet fresh touch to Mum's outfit. Moreover, this necklace supports disadvantaged women in Kenya with sustainable employment opportunities through the Kazuri project

The Kazuri Necklace in available in 17 stunning colourways; find them here.

 

Yoga at the Beach Bundle

Give the gift of relaxation with our Yoga at the Beach Bundle. Featuring a beautiful Yoga Bag and Abay Beach Towel, this is the perfect gift for an active mum.

The stylish Yoga Bag is made using traditional batik techniques and has a reinforced shoulder strap, as well as a drawstring tie and two outer pockets with elastic closure for keys and extra items. The drop dead gorgeous Abay Beach Towel is created from luxuriously thick, hand-spun Ethiopian cotton. This versatile towel is perfect by the pool, in the bathroom, at the beach or over the arm of your sofa. 

You can get the Yoga at the Beach Bundle in Sunflower or Dark Grey. Find them here.

 

Kibrit Earrings

A gorgeous, subtle gift for the Mum who finds joy in the little things. The Kibrit Earrings features a cross motif found across Ethiopian handicrafts over the centuries. The Kibrit Earrings are a great choice for people who want an ethically-made, fair trade gift on a budget.

These lovely earrings are handmade, giving each one a special character of its own. Through traditional techniques passed down for generations, the artisans at the Entoto project melt down old artillery shells to create beautiful jewellery in a loving, community environment.

Get your Mum the Kibrit Earrings here today!

 

Handwoven Ari Shawl

The Handwoven Ari Shawl is a fantastic accessory for transitional months - and a delicately crafted gift that Mum will love!

This lightweight shawl was hand-spun on a traditional loom. Hand weaving is an intricate, time-consuming process that results in richly textured fabrics. Every step of the process is handmade, from the spinning of the thread to weaving the cloth and even finishing the details on each of the products. 

This shawl is available in multiple colours - Sky, Grey and Pale Pink. You can purchase your Mum a Handwoven Ari Shawl here.

 

Tsedi 5 Strands Necklace

Treat Mum to the stunning Tsedi 5 Strands Necklace. The Tsedi Necklace is divine to wear. Five strands of tiny silver beads look beautiful together with rustic gold coloured feature beads to act as the focal point of an outfit.

The sustainable Entoto Project, based in the Entoto Mountains which overlook Addis Ababa, is fantastic organisation which upcycles the artillery shells of former conflicts and transforms them into gorgeous jewellery. The feel-good story behind this necklace is just another way you can brighten up Mum's day.

You can find the Tsedi Necklace here.

 

All profits from the Hamlin Shop's products support the Hamlin Team's efforts to eradicate obstetric fistula. Explore the rest of our Mother's Day collection here.