With Christmas Season well and truly under way, the staff at Team Hamlin has selected their favourite gift ideas for the festive season. The Hamlin Shop's range of ethically-sourced, Fairtrade, artisanal gifts is a fantastic source for unique, beautifully crafted presents for your friends and family.
This is the second part of our Christmas gift series - click here to read part one. Whether you're looking for an eye-catching present for a loved one or a fun gift for Kris Kringle, the Hamlin Shop is your one-stop shop for your Christmas needs!
Perfect for Kris Kringle or as a stocking filler, the Ugandan Elephant is a colourful little token of affection. Hand-made by female artisans using Uganadan cotton prints, this little toy is an ethical source of sustainable employment.
Find the Hamlin Shop's Ugandan Elephant here.
The Bronze Zanele 27 Rope Necklace is a gorgeous statement piece and a wonderful, textured gift for a friend or loved one. This beautiful piece of Fairtrade jewellery is lovingly hand-made in South Africa. Over 20 women and their families are supported by this project, which brings the vibrant colours and patterns of Africa to life.
You can purchase your Bronze Zanele 27 Rope Necklace here.
A child will always have a 'shamwari' (friend) in the beautiful Hand-Knitted Mum & Bub Elephant. 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.
Give the little person in your life a beautifully crafted Hand-Knitted Mum & Bub Elephant - you can purchase it from here.
With stunning pictures documenting her incredible journey, the 'Dr Catherine Hamlin AC: The Saint of Addis Ababa' Photography Book is a beautiful gift for any Hamlin supporter. This limited edition, full colour book is a wonderful coffee table book which celebrates Dr Catherine Hamlin's 60 years in Ethiopia.
You can find 'Dr Catherine Hamlin AC: The Saint of Addis Ababa' Photography Book here.
Keep cool in hot and humid weather with the Grey Handwoven Linen Mariam Scarf is a gorgeous lightweight linen scarf. Delicate and ultra soft to the touch, this scarf was handmade in Ethiopia using locally produced linen and natural dyes. This lovingly made scarf is a thoughtful gift for the fashionista in your life.
This Christmas you can give a loved one a gift that truly makes a difference. The Life Restoring Surgery Gift From the Heart Card is a gift of $700 which could fund one standard fistula operation in a Hamlin regional hospital, restoring a woman's life.
Available as a physical , online card and print-at-home pdf, the Life Restoring Surgery Gift From the Heart is a beautiful way to show you care. Discover our Gift From the Heart series here.
Looking for ethically-made Christmas decorations? Explore our Christmas collection here.