Obakki gift guide:
ethical gifts too beautiful to pass up

Our Holiday Gift Guide makes it easy to choose sustainable, ethical presents that will feel just as good giving as they do getting.

More than ever, people are discovering the joy in giving gifts that give back. Obakki’s Gift Guide makes it easy for you to find the perfect holiday gifts for your nearest and dearest while also supporting global artisans and their traditions.

Our exclusive line of carefully curated products are ethical, sustainable and environmentally friendly. Plus, they honour the heritage and traditions of the artisans around the world who create them. These handmade gifts are thoughtful, stylish, and most beautiful of all, made with integrity—what more could you want in a Christmas gift?

Mouth Blown Italian Glassware

Everyone in your life will love our collection of mouth blown Italian glassware. Our holiday gifts are designed to counteract today’s throwaway culture and stand the test of time.

Each piece of glassware is crafted from Borosilicate glass, known for its pure and resistant quality, shaped with traditional mouth blowing technique; the innovation of design comes from modern shapes inspired by aesthetics of rationalist and modernist architecture whilst respecting its functionality. The result gives each item a simple elegance. Every piece of glassware is unique and has been selected with the greatest care; made entirely by artisan hands in Italy by R+D.LAB.

Citrine Green Luisa Calice | Set of 2 Glassware
Citrine Green Luisa Calice | Set of 2 Glassware
Citrine Green Luisa Calice | Set of 2 Glassware
Citrine Green Luisa Calice | Set of 2 Glassware
Citrine Green Luisa Calice | Set of 2 Glassware Citrine Green
Citrine Green Luisa Calice | Set of 2 Glassware

Citrine Green Luisa Calice | Set of 2

$190.00
Sand Luisa Vino | Set of 2 Glassware Sand
Sand Luisa Vino | Set of 2 Glassware Sand
Sand Luisa Vino | Set of 2 Glassware
Sand Luisa Vino | Set of 2 Glassware
Sand Luisa Vino | Set of 2 Glassware

Sand Luisa Vino | Set of 2

$125.00
Velasca 1L Carafe | Amber Glassware
Velasca 1L Carafe | Amber Glassware
Velasca 1L Carafe | Amber Glassware
Velasca 1L Carafe | Amber Glassware Amber
Velasca 1L Carafe | Amber Glassware

Velasca 1L Carafe | Amber

$190.00
Glass Haze Plate | Ivory Glassware Ivory 6
Glass Haze Plate | Ivory Glassware Ivory 6
Glass Haze Plate | Ivory Glassware Ivory 7.5
Glass Haze Plate | Ivory Glassware Ivory 10
Glass Haze Plate | Ivory Glassware Ivory 12
Glass Haze Plate | Ivory Glassware
Glass Haze Plate | Ivory Glassware
Glass Haze Plate | Ivory Glassware
Glass Haze Plate | Ivory Glassware

Glass Haze Plate | Ivory

$260.00

Upcycled Brass Jewelry from Kenya

/collections/jewelry-from-nairobiForged in the heart of Nairobi by our artisan partner, Sylvester, our collection of jewelry has been made from 100% upcycled brass—discarded taps, padlocks and old coins that would have otherwise ended up in the junkyard—and then plated in 18k gold and silver.

Sustainability is always our priority at Obakki, so we love the concept of taking something forgotten and turning it into something beautiful and new.

Split Bean Earrings Jewelry 18K Gold Plated
Split Bean Earrings Jewelry 18K Gold Plated
Split Bean Earrings Jewelry
Split Bean Earrings Jewelry Silver Plated
Split Bean Earrings Jewelry

Split Bean Earrings

$105.00
Fluid Ring Jewelry 18K Gold Plated 5.5
Fluid Ring Jewelry 18K Gold Plated 5.5
Fluid Ring Jewelry
Fluid Ring Jewelry
Fluid Ring Jewelry Silver Plated 5

Fluid Ring

$85.00
Slim Signet Ring Jewelry
Slim Signet Ring Jewelry
Slim Signet Ring Jewelry Silver Plated 5
Slim Signet Ring Jewelry 18K Gold Plated 5
Slim Signet Ring Jewelry

Slim Signet Ring

$110.00
Reclaimed Horn Bangle (Set of 2) Jewelry
Reclaimed Horn Bangle (Set of 2) Jewelry
Reclaimed Horn Bangle (Set of 2) Jewelry
Reclaimed Horn Bangle (Set of 2) Jewelry Mottled Small
Reclaimed Horn Bangle (Set of 2) Jewelry

Reclaimed Horn Bangle (Set of 2)

$35.00

Handmade Japanese Candles

Traditional Japanese candles are an excellent present for the person who has everything. These candles have been created by the same family using ancestral techniques since 1892 and each one carries a distinct aesthetic that will appeal to the most refined tastes.

Handmade by a family run business in Ishikawa, Japan, who have been creating traditional Japanese candles in the same way since 1892. These sumac candles are made from wax that is harvested from the fruit of the Japanese Haze tree, and their unique hollow wicks allow them to produce a bright, tall flame.

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4" Sumac Candle Gift Set

$115.00
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3" Sumac Candle | Set of 6

$60.00
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3" Sumac Candle Gift Set

$125.00
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5.5" Sumac Candle Gift Set

$118.00

Handwoven Wall Art From Mexico

Minimal and elegant, our handwoven wall pieces add a modern, global look to any room, making them the perfect gift for those interested in sustainable materials and artisan traditions.

Created using raw cotton and fiber from the sansevieria plant, these wall hangings are sure to impress with their textural, minimal flare. Handmade by weavers in Querétaro, Mexico, this collective of female artisans began with a mission to preserve knowledge about ancient textile techniques while caring for and respecting the environment.

Recycled Raw Cotton Christmas Ornament - 3 Sizes Wall Hangings
Recycled Raw Cotton Christmas Ornament - 3 Sizes Wall Hangings
Recycled Raw Cotton Christmas Ornament - 3 Sizes Wall Hangings
Recycled Raw Cotton Christmas Ornament - 3 Sizes Wall Hangings
Recycled Raw Cotton Christmas Ornament - 3 Sizes Wall Hangings Natural/Cream Small (2.5
Recycled Raw Cotton Christmas Ornament - 3 Sizes Wall Hangings

Recycled Raw Cotton Christmas Ornament - 3 Sizes

$22.00
Tassel Wall Hanging Accents + Decor Natural
Tassel Wall Hanging Accents + Decor Natural
Tassel Wall Hanging Accents + Decor
Tassel Wall Hanging Accents + Decor Natural/Black/Green
Tassel Wall Hanging Accents + Decor

Tassel Wall Hanging

$275.00
Handwoven Holiday Wreath - Small Wall Hangings Natural/Gold
Handwoven Holiday Wreath - Small Wall Hangings Natural/Gold
Handwoven Holiday Wreath - Small Wall Hangings
Handwoven Holiday Wreath - Small Wall Hangings

Handwoven Holiday Wreath - Small

$285.00
Danzante Sculpture | Short Accents + Decor Natural/Black
Danzante Sculpture | Short Accents + Decor Natural/Black
Danzante Sculpture | Short Accents + Decor
Danzante Sculpture | Short Accents + Decor
Danzante Sculpture | Short Accents + Decor

Danzante Sculpture | Short

$375.00

Exotic Redwood Bowls & Flatware From Mali

If you’re looking to impress with the perfect holiday gift, our African Redwood bowls and flatware from Mali will exceed expectations. Every piece is carved and finished entirely by hand, making each one a unique and functional work of art.

In northern Mali, Amadou has been refining his craft since he was eight years old. Using techniques passed down through generations, from father to son, Amadou has mastered the art of hand carving traditional wooden bowls. No complex machines. No fancy gadgets. No unnecessary complications. Just generations of knowledge and reverence for the wood itself passing through his hands. Taking up to four days to complete, these bowls represent everything we love about slow design.

Hand Carved 10
Hand Carved 10
Hand Carved 10
Hand Carved 10
Hand Carved 10
Hand Carved 10

Hand Carved 10" Redwood Bowl

$225.00
Hand Carved 6
Hand Carved 6
Hand Carved 6
Hand Carved 6
Hand Carved 6
Hand Carved 6

Hand Carved 6" Seasoning Spoon

$65.00
Hand Carved 10
Hand Carved 10
Hand Carved 10
Hand Carved 10
Hand Carved 10

Hand Carved 10" Serving Spoon

$110.00
Hand Carved 8
Hand Carved 8
Hand Carved 8
Hand Carved 8
Hand Carved 8
Hand Carved 8
Hand Carved 8

Hand Carved 8" Seasoning Spoon

$80.00

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