How Angels & Hummingbirds Saved 21 Communities

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Have you noticed the flock of hummingbirds and angels that have flown into Terra Verde? They are made of Ef*ivory (elephant friendly ivory) also known as sustainably grown tagua nuts in Ecuador.

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Fair Trade Tagua Nut Angel

Developed by Pro Pueblo, the foundation  creates work opportunities, and encourages growth and independent livelihoods for local artisans in their home villages. One of their primary efforts is to help the women produce handicrafts that allow them to work out of their home and care for their family.

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Tagua Nut Hummingbird

Rather than hire the artists, Pro Pueblo helps the groups by offering support in logistics and finances by absorbing the artists’ credit risk.  The foundation offers artisan financing for the purchase of small equipment and tools which is deducted in small amounts from the work purchased.

Packaged in charming hexagonal handmade boxes, Terra Verde’s Tagua Nut Angels, Owls and Hummingbirds are unusual and unique presents that make a significant difference in the lives of the artists who create them.



Friday Style, September 19th

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Janska Fleece Cost with Ruffled Classic Flannel Scarf

This year’s Fall collection is amazing and this week’s Friday Style barely skims the surface of what came in this week.

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 Janska coats, Aventura vests, Black Swan vegan leather Moto Jackets, Sgt. Pepper’s style Great Coats from Free People and the first of the season’s Crimson & Clover fine wool sweaters.

Jewelry is by Tracy Arrington, Handbags are Fair Trade from Rising Tide and scarves? With 2025 scarves in Terra Verde’s red brick room, there’s an entire article just about them here.

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Rising Tide Fair Trade Felt Bag

Our intrepid buyers only buy a limited amount when they go to market so if you see something that delights you, call us at 719-444-8621 and we’ll hold it for you.

Scarves for Fall? How About 2,025 Options?

scarves8Fall 2014 is the season of the scarf. From oversized wraps to skinny frilled infinity rounds, scarves are the “must-have” accessory of the season. You can’t have too many scarves.

With 2025 scarves to choose from in Terra Verde’s brick room, there’s a scarf for every shirt and occasion.

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Fall in love with a fringed flannel scarf or two. Ruffled, dotted, printed or plain, this flannel is finely woven to stay supple for years.

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Flannel twist scarves in brilliant colors

Traveling by plane? Pick up an oversized wrap and make it do double duty to chase the chill while you dazzle them in business class.

To add excitement to a plain tee, try a textured scarf, hand dipped in vivid blues and purples.


Cuddle up with classic woven plaids and stars & stripes scarves

Prefer classics? We can wrap you in plaids, checks and star & stripes.

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Free People Sweater with Maria Christina Scarf

If fine fabrics are your choice, Maria Christina scarves are made of wool, felted by hand on silk chiffon and charmeuse. Our velvet infinity scarves come in bold hues and drape luxuriously inside your coat. Silk screen printed scarves come in lots of art prints.

Need an ultra warm scarf for cold days hiking on family outings in Garden of the Gods? Try a faux fur scarf with matching hat and gloves for the ultimate in toasty sophistication.

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Vivid prints on Italian Flannel

Scarves are one of the best loved gifts, especially wrapped in Terra Verde’s signature free gift wrap for anniversaries, birthdays or the holidays.

It’s The Last Day for 15% Off Storewide!

2014 anniversary sale postersfbDon’t miss the last day of Terra Verde’s 22nd Anniversary Sale!

15% off everything storewide. Ends today, 9/18.


Friday Style, 9/12 ~ 15% Off Storewide Through 9/18


Earthly Treasures from Anjou

Friday is the day when we post all of the fashion pictures from the week and this week, we have a great selection.  With our 22nd Anniversary Sale in progress, everything in the store is 15% off through September 18th.

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Friday Style this week includes:
Clothing from Comfy USA, Free People, Aventura, Papillion Blanc, Dzhavael Couture, Weston Wear and KUT.

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Bottle Green Tortuga Ankle Boot from Earth Shoes

Shoes from Poetic License, Earth and Free People, Frye Boots and handbags from Betsy Johnson.

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Betsey Johnson handbags

Jewelry features Nakamol wrap bracelets & sparkly treats from Pink House.

Our buyers select a limited quantity of each piece, so if you see something you love, call us at 719-444-8621 and we’ll hold it for you to try on.

Let Our People Show You How to “Free People”

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Free People Desert Gold Clogs

Terra Verde is packed with Free People Clothing: Dresses, Boots, Clogs, Jackets, Tops ~ enough Free People to outfit you for any occasion or mood.

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Love romantic embroidered dresses that twirl and flare? Layer one Free People dress over a Free People Trapeze Slip for twice the excitement. Add a kicky pair of Free People ankle boots for a total Boho effect.

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Free People Plaid & Denim Shirt and Free People Eyelash Slip

Long black coats with bottom layers of chiffon, eyelet dot lawn Everyday Shirts, Slouchy Moto Jackets in black & white tweed, Denim & Knit Jackets and the Seargeant Coat all make you look chic and unique.

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Free People Slouchy Moto Jacket

Free People uses unusual fabrics in unusual ways, giving many styles a whimsical attitude and panache. Show a bit of shoulder or a flash of back in net lace, crisscrossed ties that reveal but don’t expose.

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Win Free People ~ Buy One, Get Entered to Win One

During Terra Verde’s 22nd Anniversary Sale, all our Free People is 15% off. Sale lasts through September 18th.

What’s Better Than “Free People” Clothing?

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What’s better than Free People? “FREE” Free People, of course.

During our anniversary sale, buy one piece of Free People at 15% off and get entered to win a “FREE” Free People.

Limited to stock on hand. Drawing held 9/19/2014. One entry per person. Winner will be notified on Facebook and by email.