Welcome to Matur Suksema.
Based in Kenmore, Washington, a Seattle suburb, we are a small company importing from Indonesia. Members of the Fair Trade Federation and of Green America, our products are not only high quality, but the skilled artisans who make them are paid a fair price and work in safe conditions. We look for products made with natural sustainable materials or from recycled materials.
Our artisans often work from their homes, working in family and village groups, creating beautiful products using age old methods. Many are women, supplementing the family income with their creations. Some of the villages are quite isolated. We are gratified to be able to connect them with the world market.
Your purchase will be accompanied by information on the methods of production, materials, and instructions for caring for your item. Whenever possible we will also include information on the artisan. You can visit our artisan page to meet some of the people who create for us and read their stories in their own words (translated by Indonesian speakers).
We invite you to explore our site to see what wonderful things our artisans have created for you.
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