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Ten Thousand Villages

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A wonderful way to help people become economically independent and find unique handmade gifts for friends

This Sun-dappled shop makes it possible from all over the world to become financially independent... read more

Reviewed November 1, 2017
via mobile
interesting collection of international gifts

really good lentil soup mix perfect for a cold day. Some local and regional gifts and some really... read more

Reviewed October 17, 2017
Cynthia U
Dallas, Texas
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“fair trade”(6 reviews)
“jewelry”(7 reviews)
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303 Lookout Road, Moore Center, Montreat, NC 28757
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Reviewed November 16, 2017

We wanted to hike and explore and someone recommended this place - it was mobbed with people and the hiking trails aren't clearly marked and we kept hitting dead ends. We got annoyed after a while and left - was a waste of time to...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank BethWeber
Reviewed November 1, 2017 via mobile

This Sun-dappled shop makes it possible from all over the world to become financially independent while buyers find unique handmade gifts for friends & other loved ones. Alpaca ponchos, wool mittens, music, & musical instruments, candles, & jewelry, Christmas ornaments, table jewelry, quilting, embroidery, and...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank BryanBiery
Reviewed October 17, 2017

really good lentil soup mix perfect for a cold day. Some local and regional gifts and some really lovely ladies working there.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Cynthia U
Reviewed October 7, 2017

helpful staff, huge variety of beautiful things, it is a wonderful place to shop and to help artisans around the world.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank revjcs
Reviewed May 2, 2017

This chain of stores always has the most intriguing items, including jewelry, chocolates, household furnishings, etc. The staff was friendly without being intrusive.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank maryjom306
Reviewed December 24, 2016

Ten Thousand Villages is a great place to Christmas shop, or gift shop of any kind. They are a fair-trade establishment with contacts to craftspeople and artisans all over the world. Buy a scarf from Peru, a creche from Burkina Faso, a bowl from Thailand...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Firplace
Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

I love this place it's in Montreat college which is in black mountain . Right before you go in to the store there a big lake it's call lake Susan it's so Beautiful please came and see what they have

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank hawks432
Reviewed August 27, 2016 via mobile

The items in Ten Thousand Villages are gorgeous and help artisans throughout the world. The kids both found need souvenirs of our trip--I could have spent another hour looking at all of the items for sale. Beautiful.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank A M
Reviewed August 8, 2016

I visited this store on a lark, whilst in Montreat. Found it to be a little bizarre for it to have eastern religion items at what is basically an old Presbyterian missionary retreat, but then... That aside, I found the shop to be located on...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank LowDragAL
Reviewed July 24, 2016 via mobile

Away with gal friends..went exploring..walking around this great area..this store has great things in it..I did buy a hand made birdhouse..wonderfully made..original..

Date of experience: July 2016
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