What's NewImproving videos in artisan profiles.
App DescriptionSupport Artisans. Shop Exotic Wonders. Open Your World.
The GlobeIn App is an International Bazaar right on your mobile Apple device. Connect with artisans from remote regions and shop handmade crafts from over 38 countries. Discover rare and exotic crafts, international folk art and timeless traditions while supporting artisans across the planet. Help people and get cool stuff.
GlobeIn partners with Deepak Chopra to offer an exclusive subscription option. You can now subscribe to receive up to 3 unique handmade products, every month from a different country, stories of the artisans who made them and meditation series from the Chopra Center.
“It’s like Kiva and Etsy mixed together!” says shopper and supporter Judith Rognli, “I can get great, handmade stuff on Etsy, and with Kiva I get to support small businesses around the world. With GlobeIn, I can do both at the same time. I love knowing where my money is going. And I’ve been able to get some truly amazing crafts from around the world.”
HELP CREATE JOBS
The artisan sector is the second largest employer in the developing world. By supporting artisans, you’re helping to create jobs, preserve ancient traditions and promote sustainable, economic development.
SHOP WITH MEANING
When you buy on GlobeIn, you are buying directly from the artisan. Artisans set their own prices, meaning that by purchasing handmade goods you are supporting their creators while helping to preserve timeless traditions and intangible cultural heritage.
FIND UNIQUE ARTISANS
Meet the creators. Artisan enterprises form the bedrock of society. They support families and communities across the planet. GlobeIn connects you with offline artisans who make incredible handmade objects in remote regions.
ENJOY MEANINGFUL STORIES
Handmade things are the best things because handmade things tell a story. Everything on GlobeIn comes with the fingerprint of a far-away culture. It carries the karma of its creator and bears the energy of its country.
EXPLORE AN ALTERNATIVE
Unlike traditional NGOs and other nonprofit orgs, GlobeIn offers an individualistic, DIY alternative to developmental aid. You decide who your purchases support, and you get something wonderful in return.
SHOW SUPPORT WITH THE SUBSCRIPTION BOX
Find the Artisan Subscription Box on the GlobeIn App. The GlobeIn Subscription Box is a monthly collection of treasures from around the world. Each month, you’ll unpack a new assortment of handmade wonders, and learn about the artisans who made them.
Install the GlobeIn App and uncover an international bazaar of handmade goods at your fingertips. Support artisans and keep timeless traditions alive - all while receiving incredible, handmade wonders in return.
Connect, and share your handmade moments on Twitter and Instagram @GlobeIn_World #handmademoments
August 21, 2014 Initial Release