Purchasing with Purpose

Hand Crafted home goods

Aromatherapy for home & body

Godfrey's hand crafted animals

Thumbprint Artifacts 'cycle of success' works to create self-sufficiency for our artisans. We purchase the product, import to the USA, sell the product, and order more creating more employment for the artisans.

Cycle of Success

Learn More

Working towards reducing our Carbon Footprint

Thumbprint Artifacts is a proud member of the Fair Trade Federation, this is the FTF logo.

Proud Members of the Fair Trade Federation

Our FTF membership means we go beyond the fair trade basics. It’s a 360° approach that is about building a true partnership with our artisans, most of whom are single moms in South Africa, and work together towards a positive future. Please join our mission - be part of Global Change!  Read more...


'I used the shabbat small candles for Yom Kippur—had 40 people for dinner and the candles were beautiful!'

Gayle K., Kansas City, Missouri

'Since we started selling your candles our candle sales really picked up!  I think our customers love the beauty of your hand-decorated fair trade candles and they love that you have such a big selection of designs.'

Susan C., Mosaic Fair Trade Collection, Eugene, Oregon

'My wife loves these candles.  I am impressed with how clean they burn and how nice they look.'

Richard F., Miami, Florida

'The Kapula candles fit well in our museum shops. Our customers love the story of the women that make the candles, and the fact that each one is hand painted. The candles sell well all year.'

Laurie D., Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts

The mugs did arrive and in excellent condition!   WE LOVE THEM!  They are the most attractive mugs that we have in our cupboard. …..  You can be sure we will be back again for something else! '

David and Darlene

I LOVE the handpainted candles!

JoAnne S., Santa Fe, New Mexico