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Nonprofit Fair Trade Oriental Rug Event Comes to McKinney March 20-23

Fair & Square Imports, located in downtown McKinney, is hosting its annual Nonprofit Rug Event for one weekend only: March 20-23.

Join Fair & Square Imports in celebrating the amazing talent of artisans in Pakistan who are bettering their community through the traditional art of rug making.

The event features fair trade rugs handmade by fairly paid adults working together with the artisan group “Bunyaad" in Pakistan (no child labor).

Each rug purchase supports education, adult literacy, housing and more in Pakistan.

Select from hundreds of hand-knotted Oriental rugs in several different sizes, colors & designs. Each rug is fair trade and made of 100% wool or silk knots.

Featuring Tribal, Bokhara and Persian rugs from 2’x3’ to 10‘x14’ and runners. Most rugs have considerably high knot counts.

Chocolate & Wine Evening Rug Preview: Thursday, March 20 at 6 p.m. — Learn how Oriental rugs are made, and hear how fair trade makes a difference both in Oriental rug quality and in artisans’ lives.

Learn more at http://fairandsquareimports.com/oriental-rug-event

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