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OUR MISSION IS SIMPLE: TM SPREAD HOPE Our mission is to expand the global marketplace of hardworking people in developing countries. We sell Fair Trade, handmade products that are not only beautiful, but also have beautiful stories behind them. Each piece purchased represents a building block for constructing a sustainable business that will provide income to people who need it most. To ensure that each artist is fairly compensated for their time, labor, and talent, our partners set their own prices and may change them at will. Everything created by our artisans uses natural, recycled, and/ or upcycled materials. Thank you for supporting so many small makers around the world and for creating positive, lasting change.

-the I Thought of You team

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A. LUPO EARRINGS, $18 cantaloupe seeds; crimson, ocean, yellow, orange, purple B. BUNGA NECKLACE, $30 glass beads; sapphire, coral, lime A

B

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A. ANYA NECKLACE, $26 glass beads; pumpkin, lemon B. BIRCA EARRINGS, $18 rosewood, stainless steel

B

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what is

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Fair Trade? Your Fair Trade purchase supports: • Fair and upfront pay. • Safe working conditions. • Eco-friendly materials. • No child labor.


C. MENGA EARRINGS, $20; rosewood, stainless steel D. BUDA BOX, $38 mahogany E. KAYU NECKLACE, $30 mahogany; amethyst, ruby, emerald F. RUJA NECKLACE, $32 glass beads, rosewood

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G. GETAH CUFF, $18 glass beads, resin

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H. TOKEK GECKO, $32 rosewood I. TISA EARRINGS, $18 mahogany

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A. PAJANG NECKLACE, $36 glass beads B. BUNDA BRACELET, $18 glass beads; silver, pewter, fern, gold C. JUJU EARRINGS, $20 rosewood, stainless steel D. POLA EARRINGS, $18 shell, stainless steel E. FOLLA NECKLACE, $49 fique

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F. TIMBU BRACELET, $18 mahogany; also see sambu bracelet on page 28


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A WARDROBE IN

perfect balance

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A. KERA NECKLACE, $32 glass beads; gold, crimson

D. BOLA NECKLACE, $26 mahogany

B. PERSA CUFF, $22 glass beads, shell; gold, turquoise, ebony, powder

E. BAGI CUFF, $22 glass beads; pewter, midnight, gold, ebony

C. BIJI NECKLACE, $30 mahogany; spice, fern

F. BOMBON NECKLACE, $34 bombona seeds; olive, ocean, ebony

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B

C

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D

A. TEGAR NECKLACE, $34 bone; powder, crimson

D. ULAR EARRINGS, $18 resin, stainless steel

B. CASCA EARRINGS, $22 fique

E. RELANG NECKLACE, $30 mahogany; ocean, crimson, rainbow

C. MELE BRACELET, $20 glass beads; fern, sapphire, crimson

F. SEBA CUFF, $26 stone; amber, turquoise (pg. 24)


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a thing of beauty.. A

B

A. CAPA NECKLACE, $34 acai berry seeds, bombona; berry, mint, sage

C. TILLI NECKLACE, $34 acai berry seeds, bombona; berry, mint, sage

B. SOLO NECKLACE, $28 acai berry seeds, bombona; berry, mint, sage

D. HELI BRACELET, $22 acai berry seeds

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EVERY PURCHASE ARRIVES IN

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C


E. DOLA EARRINGS, $18 bone, stainless steel F. ANEKA NECKLACE, $32 glass beads, rosewood; peacock, juniper, ebony, powder

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A. DERING NECKLACE, $28 glass beads, rosewood; ebony, peacock, gold

C. DERING BRACELET, $18 glass beads, rosewood; gold, ebony, peacock

B. ALAMI EARRINGS, $18 mahogany, stainless steel

D. OMBA EARRINGS, $18 shell, stainless steel


E. PERAK NECKLACE, $28 glass beads; pewter, midnight, powder F. PASHMINA SCARF, $38 viscose, 27x80”

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A. PRATI SCARF, $32 cotton, 20x70” B. RESA SCARF, $42 silk, 7x63” C. NILA SCARF, $24 viscose, 43x70” 16

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D. HARA SCARF, $24 viscose, 43x70”

G. LALA SCARF, $24 viscose, 43x70”

E. PLEDA SCARF, $32 cotton, 30x70”

H. OMBRE SCARF, $32 viscose, 43x70”

F. TANA SCARF, $32 cotton, 20x70”

I. POMA SCARF, $38 viscose, 28x70”

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WORKING WITH NATURAL MATERIALS Peels are collected and halved, pulp is removed, and the natural materials are thoroughly washed.

Depending on the final product, peels are cut into a variety of shapes to achieve the desired effect. Maria is cutting long strands to make our Pom Necklace.

Sun drying each piece for at least seven days removes excess moisture while leaving natural oils for a light citrus scent.

Everything in our Made From FruitTM collection is a labor of love and a cultivation of oneof-a-kind craftsmanship from eco-friendly materials.


how UPCYCLED STYLE is made Orange peels are collected from street juice vendors. These upcycled pieces, which would have otherwise been thrown away, are cleaned and prepped to be transformed into flowers, twists, or spirals. After drying in the sun for seven days, they harden to a texture similar to stiff leather while retaining natural oils for a light citrus scent. Natural dyes are added to create bright styles, or the peels can remain uncolored for a whiteish hue.

A. POM NECKLACE, $49 orange peel, acai seeds; turquoise, white, purple, pink B. POM BRACELET, $26 orange peel, acai seeds; white, purple, pink, turquoise A B

C. ACAI EARRINGS, $20 acai seeds; natural, ebony, turquoise, cherry, ebony, golden, lavender, navy, rosa C

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EMBELLISH A LITTLE real

and

ORANGE PEEL ACAI BERRY SEEDS

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C. TORZA EARRINGS, $19 orange peel A. CASI NECKLACE, $49 orange peel, acai seeds; ebony, rosa, purple, teal

D. LUCI NECKLACE, $38 orange peel, acai seeds; teal, turquoise, rosa

B. CASI BRACELET, $28 orange peel, acai seeds; ebony, rosa, purple, teal

E. ADORI NECKLACE, $44 orange peel, acai seeds; pear, magenta, turquoise

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jewelry made from fruit A

B

A. FLORES NECKLACE, $38 orange peel, acai seeds; pear, purple, teal C

“Working with colorful, natural materials is my passion and I am lucky to be able to provide for my family in this way. My goal is to be a good role model for my children and show them the value of hard work.�

- elizabeth

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B. SABRO NECKLACE, $36 cantaloupe seeds, bombona nut, acai seeds; golden, cherry, ocean


C. LUPO EARRINGS, $18 cantaloupe seeds; ocean, crimson, yellow, orange, purple D. MATA EARRINGS, $18 shell, stainless steel E. COLLA NECKLACE, $36 cantaloupe seeds, bombona nut; yellow, orange, purple

D

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made with real

CANTALOUPE SEEDS

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G. CHOLLA EARRINGS, $18 tagua nuts; white, magenta, golden, crimson, ocean

A. ESPIRA NECKLACE, $38 orange peel B. ENFA NECKLACE, $36 orange peel, acai seeds; rosa, ocean, teal, lime, cherry C. TRES ROSA NECKLACE, $38 orange peel, acai seeds; yellow, crimson, teal, white, pink, purple

D. BELLE NECKLACE, $42 orange peel, bombona nuts; turquoise, crimson, ebony E. FRUTA BRACELET, $20 orange peel, acai seeds; mint, rosa, ebony, cherry, ocean F. CIRCO BRACELET, $22 acai seeds; turquoise, pear, magenta, purple

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A COMMITMENT TO FAIR TRADE Our Fair Trade, handmade products are not only beautiful, but also have beautiful stories behind them. Each piece purchased represents a building block for constructing a sustainable business that will provide income to people who need it most.

OUR QUALITY PROMISE We want each customer to be thrilled with every purchase of our products. If for some reason you are not, please contact our Care Team at care@ithoughtofyou.com to resolve the matter promptly.

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A. BERSE CARVING, $44; rain tree wood

B. BURUNG CARVING, $56; crocodile wood

C. DAMAI BUDDHA, $38; rain tree wood

E. HARI BOX, $38 mahogany

F. SUKA BUDDHA, $38 rain tree wood

G. SETI BOX, $36 mahogany

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A. TIMBU BRACELET, $18 mahogany B. DEDA BRACELET, $16 coconut; solid, diagonal, floral, zig zag C. ANTIK BRACELET, $20 glass beads, rosewood; linen, papaya

D. TENA BRACELET, $10 shell E. SAMBU BRACELET, $18 mahogany

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wild + stylish + UNDER $20

F. BATU EARRINGS, $18 shell, stainless steel

G. PEPA EARRINGS, $18 shell, stainless steel

H. KESU EARRINGS, $18 shell, rosewood, stainless steel

I. MERA EARRINGS, $18 shell, stainless steel

J. BAMBU EARRINGS, $18 shell, bamboo, stainless steel

K. MEMI EARRINGS, $18 shell, stainless steel

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BRIGHT + JOYFUL A

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A. SANA NECKLACE, $38 paper beads; cobalt, earth, forest, multi B. KISA WRISTLET, $38 glass beads; ocean, ebony, copper, cherry C. VIDO BRACELET, $14 paper beads; cobalt, earth, forest, multi D. NENE NECKLACE, $38 paper beads; berry, earth, cobalt

“After my husband passed, I was determined to provide for our children. I learned how to budget and save money and can now afford to send my children to school with the money I earn making jewelry.”

-rose


A. BERBA NECKLACE, $30 mahogany B. AKUS EARRINGS, $20 rosewood, stainless steel C. JELA EARRINGS, $18 rosewood

B

A C

D. BUMI BRACELET, $18 mahogany E. ORNA NECKLACE, $24 mahogany

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F. EMPA EARRINGS, $20 rosewood, stainless steel G. CALA NECKLACE, $38 acai seeds, bombona nuts; mint, terra cotta, natural H. SAMBU BRACELET, $18 mahogany


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PICK A PAIR...

A. MUSI EARRINGS, $22 rosewood, stainless steel

B. PEDA EARRINGS, $18 shell, stainless steel

C. KEGA EARRINGS, $22 stone, stainless steel

D. KEKI EARRINGS, $18 sheel, stainless steel

E. KUDU EARRINGS, $18 resin, stainless steel

F. LING EARRINGS, $16 shell, stainless steel; orange, lime

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jewelry for the coffee lover G. CAFE ROSA NECKLACE, $38 coffee beans, orange peel; white, blue, orange

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CAFE EARRINGS, $16 coffee beans, nuts, stainless steel (not shown) G

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H. MACA EARRINGS, $18 cinnamon, bamboo, stainless steel I. DEDA BRACELET, $16 coconut; solid, diagonal, floral, zig zag J. MOCA BRACELET, $16 coffee beans, nuts


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A. GUNA NECKLACE/BELT, $36 glass beads, rosewood; ebony, gold B. RONA CUFF, $18 glass beads C. KEHI EARRINGS, $18 shell, stainless steel

D. SABUK BELT, $42 glass beads, rosewood; turquoise, ebony, fern, pumpkin E. KADAL GECKO, $28 albesia

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A CHOICE TO

change the world I

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F. CORAK NECKLACE, $26 mahogany G. TOLO NECKLACE, $30 mahogany

I. RODA NECKLACE, $26 mahogany

H. BENTI NECKLACE, $30 mahogany

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B

A. SEMIL NECKLACE, $34 bombona nuts, tagua nut; crimson, lavender, gray B. KISA WRISTLET, $38 glass beads; ebony, copper, cherry, ocean 38


C. MENGA EARRINGS, $20; rosewood D. MACI NECKLACE, $34; acai seeds; cobalt, sage, slate

C

D

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CHANGING THE WORLD IS A PRETTY GOOD BUSINESS TO BE IN

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ithoughtofyou.com Our mission is to expand the global marketplace of hardworking people in developing countries. We sell Fair Trade, handmad...

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