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5 artisan gifts available for under $30

Looking for some good gift ideas that wont break the bank? We've got you covered with these five suggestions available at our very own Upworthy Market! You can feel good about your purchases, too. That's because every item you buy from the Upworthy Market directly supports the artisans who crafted it.


1. Elephant Anklet

$19.99

Tiraphan Hasub crafts a stylish anklet, centering bright brass beads with colorful agate. The symbol of old Siam, an elephant graces this original design. Jingling bells form the clasp, and the anklet is adjustable in length.

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2. Sterling Silver Ring

$25.99

A hardworking designer from Thailand, Wadarat Supasirisuk is proud to present this band ring. Crafted from sterling silver, it features a treble clef motif with openwork, transmitting a true passion for music.

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3. 'Happiness' Mug

$23.95

Painted onto the surface of this ceramic mug, a colorful and vibrant sun is realized in the tradition of Mexican folk art with the message of 'Happiness' on the reverse. Eufrosia Pantaleon creates this simple and classic mug.

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4. Travel Bag

$14.99

Using a traditional loom, the House of Antigua Artisans creates stunning textiles. They designed and crafted this gorgeous cosmetic bag in teal, lime, black and white, trimmed with black faux leather. The bag is just the right size for holding cosmetics or small toiletries; it is fully lined and closes with a zipper.

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5. Alpaca Scarf

Fashion and tradition combine in an attractive scarf by Isidoro C'cahuantico. Crafted of an alpaca blend in versatile gray, it adds elegance to the winter wardrobe. Lightweight alpaca wool is a luxurious fleece renowned for its warmth.

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