Ten Thousand Villages Chesapeake

Fairly Traded Handicrafts From Around the World!

Visit our store to discover the sights, sounds and textures of intriguing creations handcrafted by skilled artisans from 30 Third World countries. From pottery to jewelry, baskets to musical instruments and handloomed textiles to nativities, the items we offer include distinctive gifts and decorative folk art that will enhance the beauty of your home.

Ten Thousand Villages provides vital, fair income to Third World artisans by marketing their handicrafts and telling their stories in North America. We have been promoting fair trade in the Chesapeake community since May, 2002. A visit to our store will delight your senses as you learn more about our unique products and mission. We also welcome opportunities to speak about fair trade and artisan support to your organization or school.