FolcloreGifts

Eco friendly gadgets and home accessories from Portugal

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FolcloreGifts

Eco friendly gadgets and home accessories from Portugal

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Announcement    FolcloreGifts is a Portuguese brand producing home accessories and laptop accessories with eco friendly Portuguese traditional supplies as cork and felted wool fabric.

We work with a heighten awareness for sustainability, only choosing natural materials.

In our lap desks, cork is used in the tray and in the filling, made from a cork by-product. It is hypoallergenic, anti-bacterial and protected against fungus or mites. It is organic and very comfortable! Our lap trays are handmade of Portuguese cotton fabrics, some of them using traditional patterns.

A traditional felted pure wool fabric, burel, coming from our mouintains, is used in the iPad and iPhone cases and valet trays.

Announcement

Last updated on Sep 7, 2020

FolcloreGifts is a Portuguese brand producing home accessories and laptop accessories with eco friendly Portuguese traditional supplies as cork and felted wool fabric.

We work with a heighten awareness for sustainability, only choosing natural materials.

In our lap desks, cork is used in the tray and in the filling, made from a cork by-product. It is hypoallergenic, anti-bacterial and protected against fungus or mites. It is organic and very comfortable! Our lap trays are handmade of Portuguese cotton fabrics, some of them using traditional patterns.

A traditional felted pure wool fabric, burel, coming from our mouintains, is used in the iPad and iPhone cases and valet trays.

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About FolcloreGifts

Sales 476
On Etsy since 2009

From Portugal with love...

I was a teacher of "grown up" students for 15 years… And then my life changed... Needles changed my life with the project "agulha não pica" - needle does not prick - my other etsy sop...

With the needles and following Portuguese traditional embroidery I’ve found out much about Portugal which moved me in every product I’ve shaped.

Discovering Portuguese crafts I came across traditional materials that surprised me and encouraged me to reinvent applications for its use.

Soon I met cork and although I cannot say it is mutual, I have a big crush on it… The first outcome of this passion was the worldonlap lap tray, or lap desk, 100% Portuguese, just cork and cotton. It really seems we have the world on our lap...

Burel - a traditional Portuguese felted wool fabric highly resistant and compact - was a more recent discovery, but a very inspiring one, used in the capuchas, our beautiful laptop cases.

Then came the valet trays... And, lately, more products that bring these materials to the kitchen and the table...

It is the desire to (re)create ways of being sustainably Portuguese that moves me, always inspired by the charm of the little things ...

Many fruits of the mind and heart is my wish for everyone!

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  • Gabi

    Owner

    What do you need to know about me... That I'm in love with Portuguese culture and traditions... That when I am not creating something with Portuguese soul I'm teaching or enjoying my family...

Shop policies

Last updated on July 26, 2020
FOLCLOREGIFTS is a Portuguese brand with a heighten awareness for sustainability (that uses only national products such as cork, a genuinely sustainable and Portuguese product by excellence.
When the bark of a cork-oak tree is harvested, the tree is not damaged and a new layer of cork grows back slowly during the following nine years before it gets harvested again. Thus, cork use does not endanger the cork-oak tree and it continues to grow and to produce more cork, allowing it to continue to absorb carbon dioxide while preserving the montado (a cork-oak field. ecosystem -
Cork use dates back thousands of years, and its future depends on us. Choose cork. Our trees, our economy and our environment thank you!

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Accepts Etsy Gift Cards and Etsy Credits
Payment
Payment can be made:
1. Trough Paypal;
2. Via bank transfer denominated in euros directly to our account - European costumers only (contact us)

Checks and money orders are not accepted.

Note that you can make credit card payments through PayPal without opening an account. Please follow these procedures:
-Choose PayPal at checkout, click on the PayPal tab & choose pay without PayPal account and continue.

PayPal accounts may be created for free (www.paypal.com) or you can also sign up for a PayPal account while purchasing an item.

Please note, if your PayPal payment is not immediate (e.g. echeck or from a bank account), your package will not ship until payment clears.

If you're having any problems associated with payment, please let us know. When no payment is received I will try to contact you by sending a convo and an e-mail. If no response is received, the order will be canceled after a week.

More info about the process of payment can be found here:
http://www.etsy.com/help_guide_checkout.php
http://www.etsy.com/storque/section/howTos/article/how-to-pay-with-a-credit-card-and-create-a-paypal-account/746/
Shipping
Shipping will be assured by Portuguese Postal Service, CTT.
A Tracking number will be assigned to your order in case you choose the shipping upgrade.
We'll inform you when the order is shipped.

Shipping costs depend on the number of lap trays purchased (weight) and destination. If it is cheaper we can send more than one article in a package.

We are not responsible for undelivered, misdelivered, undeliverable packages, or packages that are damaged or destroyed in transit.

Note: International shipping will generally take 5-12 business days. If you experience a longer delay, it is possible that it is being delayed because of customs. Any fees connected with customs will be the responsibility of the purchaser and will not be refunded.

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