Ten Thousand Villages

Arts & Crafts in Chinatown & Center City East

Browse a globe-trotting selection of goods at this ethically focused handicrafts store supporting fair-trade initiatives around the world. Pick up anything from Peruvian woolly hats to singing bowls from Nepal.

The business's roots go back to the late 1940s, when Edna Ruth Byler, a woman from Akron, Pennsylvania, started to trade in the unique textiles she'd found on a visit to Puerto Rico.