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Global Entry

by Jennie Nunn

From hand-painted pillows to serving bowls crafted from non-productive olive trees, a celebration of artisan made finds from around the globe

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Strike Gold

Handmade in Peru, this Peruvian artisan mirror (pictured above) has a wood frame and is covered in gold foil using an old technique once used to make religious sculptures. $400; westelm.com

Woven Wonder

Leslie Mittelberg, owner of Oregon–based Swahili Imports, designed the handmade lidded basket hamper; it is hand-woven in Senegal using cattails and plastic strips. $89; uncommongoods.com

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Got the Blues

Dyed and stitched by hand in India, the creme tie dye quilt is backed in solid indigo and stitched with light pink-and-white-threads. $225; jaysonhome.com

Into the Woods

The additive- and sealant-free olive wood serving bowl is handmade from non-productive olive trees in Tunisia. $125; abchome.com

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Soft Spell

Artist Elaine Tian, brainchild of Brooklyn–based design’s Studio Joo, created the porcelain set of two spring tumblers with soft brush-stroke-like patterns. $85; workof.com

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Bed Head

The organic cotton and linen Kiss Me throw pillow by Denver–based artist Leigh Viner depicts a hand-painted kiss. $265; letitiaelizabeth.com


The ceramic marbled tumbler, handmade in Brooklyn, New York, can be used for a cup of tea, or even as a pencil caddy for the desk. $42; stillhousenyc.com

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Take Cover

Made of 100-percent cotton, the black herringbone stripe foutas are hand-loomed in Tunisia using a device once used to make royal clothes for Turkish baths and hammams. From $20; abchome.com

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