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Ten Thousand Villages Oriental Rug Event
17 Oct 2012 - 20 Oct 2012
Ten Thousand Villages, a non-profit, Fair Trade organization in downtown Asheville, will host the Annual Oriental Rug Event October 17th – 20th, featuring hand-knotted rugs made in Pakistan by fairly paid adults. This program not only provides a fair wage for the artisans, it also empowers women, supports educational initiatives, and community enrichment. Approximately 300 rugs, each handmade in Pakistani homes by fairly paid adult artisans, will be available for sale in a variety of unique designs and sizes ranging from 2’ x 3’ to 10’ x 14’, including runners. The event will be held at the Lutheran Church of the Nativity at 2425 Hendersonville Rd., Arden, NC. For more information, please call (828)254-8374 or visit us on the web at asheville.tenthousandvillages.com .