Ethical Gift Guide for Everyone on Your List

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There is a limiting belief that shopping ethically means that it's an all or nothing approach. Or worse, that you'll be breaking the bank if you consider exclusively shopping ethically for everyone on your list. Let's set the record straight. We at Ixchel Triangle have put together an ethical gift guide that is sure to please everyone on your list, whether you're wanting to splurge or are sticking to a budget!

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For Her

ixchel triangle leather tik bag


This bag has been a staple in our collection almost since the very beginning. It's timeless yet unique look and easy functionality make it a gift that you can't go wrong with. And of course, all our bags are ethically handmade by artisans that are personally by us known in Guatemala. Our artisans are valued members of our team and are paid above industry standard for their craft.

personalized bracelet from Compassion Rocks Jewelry

Budget: Shop (

Wow her with a personalized bracelet with the name or phrase of your choice. Compassion Rocks Jewelry has a huge selection of products, but what makes them even more special is that a portion of the profits from each sale goes to Victims of Crime.

For Him

Oddbird Limited Edition Altin Robe Collection

Splurge: Limited Edition Altin Robe Collection – OddBird Co.

Oddbird creates beautiful and sustainably made bathrobes and other Turkish woven goods. All of their robes are stunning and are woven on traditional Turkish looms. If you really want to splurge, you can even add a custom embroidery to the robe of your choice.

ethically made Card Wallet by mach one leather

Budget: Card Wallet — MACH ONE LEATHER (

Designed for the front pocket, this wallet is as plain-jane as it gets. Simple edges and a modern design, all held together with a classic saddle stitch that leaves you with a timeless look. Holds up to 10 and some cash.

For Baby

Baby-Friendly Flopsy the Bunny by Borrowing Color

Splurge: Baby-Friendly Flopsy the Bunny - Borrowing Color, LLC

Gift this precious keepsake to baby on their first Christmas, it's sure to be a treasured gift for years to come. Add a custom embroidered detail for a personal touch. Borrowing Color plush animals are completely handmade and also have the option to add a lavender sachet. 

Ankara Fabric Elephant - Red

Budget: Ankara Fabric Elephant - Red – Ade + Ayo (

Your child will love snuggling with this beautiful artisan-crafted stuffed elephant made with ankara (also known as kitenge), a pattern and fabric style common in various parts of Africa. This style of fabric is known for its bright, vibrant colors and unique repeat patterns.

For Kids 

Kiwi Co Subscription Box

Splurge: Give the gift of wonder and discovery | KiwiCo

With something for ages 0 to 14+, a Kiwi Crate subscription box is the perfect gift for any kiddos on your list. Simply go to their website and choose the age rage of the child your shopping for, and how many months worth of activity boxes you'd like to purchase, and you're set! It's truly a gift that keeps and giving and kids will love. KiwiCo is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. 

Uncle Goose Planet Blocks

Budget: Uncle Goose Planet Blocks

Beautifully and ethically made right here in the USA, these planet blocks are the perfect gift for kids of all ages. Two debossed sides feature the planet’s symbol, name, and number of moons. The four printed sides reveal a planet illustration, diameter, location, and distance from the sun. This 9 block set honors all 8 planets in our solar system; plus a bonus dwarf planet, Pluto.

Keep Up With Us and Other Ethical Brands

We are beyond grateful to be a part of the rich community of ethical brands that are making a different in the world by disrupting the market! We at Ixchel pride ourselves on personally knowing all the artisans we work with in Guatemala, as well as ensuring that they are being compensated fairly for their work. We are always on the hunt for other brands that share our values, and then sharing them with our audience! Join our email list to keep up with us and others like us! And thank you for shopping ethically this Holiday season!

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