My sister and my brother have terrific wholesale only websites. Roberta sells jewelry via her store, Search Widens. John sells jewelry findings -- the parts you need to make jewelry -- at Rishashay. John and his compadre, Linda Bennett, also have another store, JuJu Art Jewelry. All are Fair Trade Certified.

Our friend, Paula, runs Aizada Imports. Paula works directly with Artisans in Kyrgyzstan, assisting them in marketing their felted wool crafts in the United States.

Lynn Redding runs Mariposa Studio and Red Rat Threads, a stupendous and eclectic mix of fabric, home furnishings, clothing and accessories, jewelry, and more from around the world, including India, Nepal, Indonesia, Japan, Thailand, Africa, China, Europe, US, etc. Most items are hand-made, new, vintage, and up-cycled recycled goodies.

Bobbie McKibbin makes pastel landscape paintings of the West. Bobbie and her partner, Shirley, run Drawn West Studio. Both are terrific folks, and you will be amazed, delighted, and made more human by visiting their studio and buying some art!