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Direct behind-the-scenes access to the [alluring][little known] world of the Stans of Central Asia, via our long-term partnerships with a curated collection of award-winning master artists
    Ongoing learning and exploration opportunities that are usually only available to VIPs and long-term residents
      Direct fair trade access to one-of-a-kind handmade fashion and home décor products that leave you feeling confident in your own unique sense of beauty and connected to your values and the world

        We know how frustrating it can be to feel like the world of international exploration and shopping is designed for everyone but you! It seems like you always end up stuck with the ordinary, instead of the uniqueness that you crave.

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        • Over 1400 delighted customers from at least 8 different countries on four continents
        • Our Central Asian master artists have won numerous national, regional and international awards
        • Empowering over 100 artisans in 3 countries
        • Many 5-star product and Airbnb reviews

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          What Our Fans Are Saying

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          We Love to See Our Customers Find that Perfect Memorable Gift!

          The giraffe slippers are my favorite gift I'm giving to anyone this season! The giraffe slippers are a gift for my grandson, so he hasn't seen them yet. But how great to give something that I think he'll enjoy a lot over time -- and hopefully think of me with joy when he wears them. I do my best to give gifts that also reflect my values, so sharing Hoon Arts gifts, which also help others to be self-sufficient, is very important to me. That these HoonArts women make such fun and beautiful items --- fabulous!! And they look very sturdy, too -- love the solid soles!

          --Gwenyth Lewis, Albuquerque
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          When I shop for fashion and accessories, I look for comfort and it has to be practical besides looking good.

          On the psychological side, when I visualize my future self, my higher self, she’s always dressed in nice-feeling garments that just enhance her figure. She’s elegant, sophisticated and she's generous towards herself and others. I’ve bought several HoonArts scarves and have felt that by paying more than I normally would for a scarf, I get a high quality handmade product. On top of that I also know that my dollars are not only making me look and feel good but also supporting artisans on the other side of the planet. That idea just makes me feel amazing!

          --Tania Vasallo, The Courage to Be Happy, Santa Fe, NM
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          The beauty of this amazing online Tajikistan experience is not just being allowed a deep dive into the art of traditional textiles crafting for modern use but also being granted an intimate look into the lives of the makers.

          While Rikki represents the connection between us, Western viewers, and that secret world along the ancient Silk Road very few of us are familiar with, friendly and eloquent Munira unveils its hidden treasures. She generously shares her deep knowledge about her country’s traditions, modern-day living, and the skillful art of textile production and embroidering. An experience I 100% recommended for anyone looking for an out-of-the-ordinary online voyage into a rich and colorful place.

          -- Katja Marianne, May 2021