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Baby Shoes Hmong – Handcrafted Cuteness Overload

Baby Shoes Hmong – Handcrafted Cuteness Overload

Cross Stitch Pattern Baby Slippers - Baby Shoes Hmong Sustainable handwork is what we stand for at Metiisto Fashion. These baby shoes Hmong are made from cotton with a cross-stitch pattern design. Reflecting Nepalese influences at times, the stitched pattern is either...

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Coconut Shell Jewelry – Bring the Tropics Home

Coconut Shell Jewelry – Bring the Tropics Home

Khun Umpai - Upcycling and Coconut Shell Jewelry One of our most inspired artisans is Khun Umpai. She designs coconut shell jewelry through the upcycling of food waste. Her enterprise started at home, where much of the production still takes place today. Working in a...

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Burmese Jade Jewelry – Green Gold from Myanmar

Burmese Jade Jewelry – Green Gold from Myanmar

Bracelets and Pendants - Burmese Jade Jewelry A treasure trove, that’s what it feels like when you first walk into a jade factory. Displays range from mythical dragons and lion ornaments to Buddhist imagery. Also, other Burmese Jade Jewelry and magnificent mountain...

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Picnic and Sauna Blankets – PhaKhaoMa

Picnic and Sauna Blankets – PhaKhaoMa

Thai Versatility from Heaven - PhaKhaoMa Picnic and Sauna Blankets Allow us to tell you a little story about our collection of picnic and sauna blankets - " PhaKhaoMa ." No piece of cloth is more uniquely related to Thailand than the "PhaKhao Ma" wrap cloth. The...

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Torboon Fashion Accessories Thailand

Torboon Fashion Accessories Thailand

Torboon Fashion Accessories: From Humble Beginnings, an Empire Will Grow! Pride! We feel very honored at Metiisto Fashion to represent the Torboon Accessories! Designer Khun Boon; the Torboon brand . Boontavee Charoenpoonsiri, in shorts, Khun Boon, launched the first...

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Plagiarism or Divine Inspiration: a story of copycats

Plagiarism or Divine Inspiration: a story of copycats

Imitation isn't an art form! Plagiarism or divine inspiration? Charles Caleb Colton said that "Imitation is the most form of flattery" in his book "Lacon, or Many Things in Few Words: Addressed to those who think" back in 1824. So which is it? Plagiarism or divine...

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Water Hyacinth Information Article

Water Hyacinth Information Article

Water Hyacinth Information Article: Beauty got out of hand! In this water hyacinth information article, we will tell you more about this water plant that has spread across our planet. It often thrives in aquatic environments with high nutrition. Here, they are...

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Happy Floral Tote Bags from Chiang Mai

Happy Floral Tote Bags from Chiang Mai

Flowers and Bags: A collection of happy floral tote bags not to be missed! Our collection of happy floral tote bags fills us with joy! One of the first contacts we made in Thailand was Ms. Sukanya, who runs a silk and cotton hand-weaving factory in San Kamphaeng, just...

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Wax Cord Knotted Jewelry from Thailand

Wax Cord Knotted Jewelry from Thailand

Wax Cord Knotted Jewelry from Thailand- Handmade Treasures from Chiang Mai. Waxed cord fancy ornamentals find their origins in the UK. More precisely in the apparel and workmen’s clothing factories of the mid-20th century. Its versatile applications soon became very...

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Physical Shops Metiisto in Europe and Fair Trade

Physical Shops Metiisto in Europe and Fair Trade

Physical Shops Metiisto in Europe - We’re going international As we’ve grown through from “De Gouden Eik Boutique” to “Metiisto Fashion” online shop, our retail venue in Lochristi is now only open by appointment. We are, however working on setting up a network of...

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