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Ten Thousand Villages Alexandria

915 King St, Alexandria, VA 22314-3089
+1 703-684-1435
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Surprising find

This is a fair trade company that brings handmade crafts from countries around the world to help... read more

Reviewed March 7, 2017
Newport, North Carolina
Interesting selection of goods

I stopped in to look at hats and was very impressed with the helpful, friendly staff. And I fell... read more

Reviewed September 28, 2016
Northern Virginia, Virginia
via mobile
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“fair trade” (6 reviews)
“for sale” (2 reviews)
“goods” (7 reviews)
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915 King St, Alexandria, VA 22314-3089
+1 703-684-1435
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Reviewed March 7, 2017

This is a fair trade company that brings handmade crafts from countries around the world to help elevate impoverished women. The array of items is amazing and the quality of work is very good. I had not heard of this store before this visit and...More

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Reviewed September 28, 2016 via mobile

I stopped in to look at hats and was very impressed with the helpful, friendly staff. And I fell in love with a handmade woolen hat that will be great in just a couple months. When I walked in the door, a plate of donuts...More

Thank M H
Reviewed August 20, 2016 via mobile

Really nice shop with a good variety of fair trade goods. Plenty of nice items to choose from at reasonable prices.

Thank Joseph S
Reviewed June 15, 2016

Fun international goods from local artisans around the world. I found it more fun when I'm traveling to seek the places they source from.

1  Thank Derek C
Reviewed April 18, 2016 via mobile

Nice, social store (not for profit). They are selling products mostly made by women all over the world; Tanzania, Kenya, India, and My country/Indonesia. Cool concept !

Reviewed March 30, 2016

Wonderful shop, friendly employees, lots of variety. Online shopping is available but it's not like seeing the items in person!

2  Thank Twilson254
Reviewed October 28, 2015

I was thrilled to see that the merchandise was from underdeveloped countries but very unimpressed with the selection of items. There was mainly jewelry, jewelry, and more jewelry. Wish there had been a bigger selection.

Thank leighll
Reviewed August 19, 2015 via mobile

Check your local magazine for coupons before you go. Fair trade market offering goods from around the world, including handmade clothes, jewelry, home decor. Part of a chain, but gives you an individual shopping experience. You never know what you will find. Staff quite nice....More

1  Thank phillyfit
Reviewed August 19, 2015 via mobile

I LOVE this store... I had to make myself leave. And to think all of the items are artisan hand made. I cannot wait to visit again.

1  Thank Deidre B
Reviewed August 16, 2015

Amazing store with a tremendous variety of items from around the world. There were many quality, art gallery type of rugs, wall hangings, table ware as well as jewelry and beauty products.

1  Thank 96044UB
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