Featured Customer: Ithaca Welcomes Refugees

Featured Customer: Ithaca Welcomes Refugees

This week we’re featuring Ithaca Welcomes Refugees, a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit based in Ithaca, New York whose goal is help welcome, orient, and settle newly arrived refugees in Ithaca and the surrounding areas. 1) What does IWR do to help refugees in Ithaca ? IWR...
Jump Rings! or: The Devil is in the Details

Jump Rings! or: The Devil is in the Details

jump rings! soldering pieces of silver to make a ring a detail of jumprings on the Pearl Waterfall Triangle earrings Jump rings are tiny pieces of metal wire shaped into a circle that allow the jewelry to connect one component of jewelry to another. They may seem like...
Three ways to carve up the Middle East

Three ways to carve up the Middle East

originally published in Middle East Eye Earlier this week, it was reported that Sebastian Gorka, a senior advisor to US President Donald Trump, once drew a map of Libya on a napkin during a meeting with a senior European diplomat, suggesting that the country be...
Win a pair of habibti (my love) earrings

Win a pair of habibti (my love) earrings

Natalie V. over at the Cosmos Mariners travel blog is hosting a contest where you can win a pair of these habibti earrings. Visit her blog to enter to win! Habibti means “my love” in Arabic. Born from travel and challenging stereotypes, these earrings are...

Featured Customer: Estela Rodriguez-Jibreel

1) What do you like best about Katie Miranda Arabic calligraphy jewelry ? What I love the most about Katie’s jewelry is that the jewelry is not only beautiful it give a proactive message of hope. 2) What pieces do you have ? I have the habibit earings, the salam...
Featured Customer: MaryAlecia Briggs

Featured Customer: MaryAlecia Briggs

We love our customers and what they stand for. Here’s an interview with July’s featured customer MaryAlecia Briggs. 1) What do you like best about Katie Miranda Arabic calligraphy jewelry ? I love Katie’s jewelry because of the beautiful and...
Spring Palbox is here !

Spring Palbox is here !

You are invited to experience the best artisanal products Palestine has to offer! Every quarter at Palbox we pack a box with a bottle of organic, fair trade Palestinian olive oil, za’atar, olive oil soap, a Palestinian art or craft and a piece of sterling silver...
Introducing PalBox !

Introducing PalBox !

Our solidarity community is growing and has made much positive progress over the years like the rise of the BDS campaign, an increase in campus activism and the increased visibility of Palestinian voices in the media. But as Sam Bahour highlighted in my interview with...

New Medina Village

At 8:30 pm I was driving down a dark rural road at the outskirts of Cottage Grove, Oregon, with my GPS set to an approximate address. The address I had was a property next to 80 acres of forrest I was trying to reach. This forrest didn’t have a street address. My GPS...