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About earthdivas

We work with artisans in Nepal and other countries to help them make items, and then we sell these online and to retail stores. All profits are paid back to the artisans that make the items.

The Power of the Sewing Machine

So many times when we see a photo of a woman working on a sewing machine, we often think of a sweat shop.  For me, it’s a beautiful symbol that represents huge progress for women in Nepal.  Let me explain… … Continue reading

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Our Dream Is Real… Join Us

I have a dream. Martin Luther King, Jr. sure had one. We all should have a dream, something that we want to accomplish in our lifetime. It may not be as big and audacious as MLK’s, but it could be. … Continue reading

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Quick Update

I can’t believe that I’ve not posted anything since June! ahhhh. It has been so busy since I returned from Nepal. That is no excuse, but lots to talk about. Since returning, my main focus has been working on the … Continue reading

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I’m Going to Kathmandu…

That’s really really what I want to do… and if you’re over 40, you probably know what I’m talking about. I love that song and every time I head to Nepal, I can’t get it out of my head. I … Continue reading

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Hemp Man Purse… coming soon

I go to Nepal two to three times a year, and it is a crazy busy time.  I’m only there for about 10 days, and the whole time I’m working on new designs, mainly handbag designs.  In the past we … Continue reading

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And That’s a Wrap…

And that’s a wrap… or so they say. Designs for Fall/Winter 2011 and Spring/Summer 2012 are 90% done. A few minor changes, then we make pre-production samples, and production begins with a June 15 target ship date. We have no … Continue reading

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First Post

So here it goes… the start of my first blog. Thank you for stopping by and I hope you’ll come back soon. My name is Ed Edmundson and I’m the founder of EarthDivas.com. I’m in Kathmandu Nepal today, working on … Continue reading

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