This Brand Is Setting a Tranquil Tone With Their Decor—and Sparking Conversations

Featured June 30, 2023

"Each item has its own story and purpose, making them one-of-a-kind since they’re individually made, not mass-produced. By working with artisans from different cultures and villages, CEREMONIA is continuing generational traditions and sparking conversations about how the products were designed and sourced...."

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The 28 Best Housewarming Gifts of 2022

Featured November 22, 2022

"Whether you’re invited to a housewarming party or just want to be a thoughtful guest, it’s always good to bring a little something special... This hand-beaded basket is perfect for storing keys, jewelry, spices, or random odds and ends. No matter what you put inside, its intricate colorblocked design makes it a standout accent piece for just about any area of the home, be it a coffee table or the top of a bookshelf.

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The Source List

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"It all begins by being informed. Here is our curated list of vendors who meet the GA standards: sustainable, fair trade, honest, hand crafted, and made by darn good people who care deeply about how their creations affect the environment and you. Do good with your money and show support for businesses committed to making our world a better place!"

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50 Gifts Any Capricorn Would Love

Featured November 22, 2022

"Whether you give your Capricorn friend/S.O./family member something to help them level up their career, something to help keep their home organized, or something to tempt them to indulge in some much-needed downtime, we’ve got some ideas for you...This woven geometric wall hanging gives major earth sign vibes."

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35 Best Secret Santa Gift Ideas for Everyone on Your List

Featured November 16, 2022

"We’ve gathered unique and fun ideas in every price range... If their living room looks something like a green house, they're a certified plant parent—then they'll love this artisan-made beaded plant hanger basket. Complete the gift with an indoor hanging plant."

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26 Best Thanksgiving Gifts for Your Neighbor, Coworker, Host, and Everyone In Between

Featured  November 11, 2022

"Whether you're looking for the perfect hostess gift.. a special present for your neighbor... or a thank-you, these Thanksgiving gifts are sure to let the people in your life know just how much they mean to you... These handwoven rattan coasters adorned with cowrie shells are truly a unique find that will be treasured."

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Señora Era: 10 Latinx-Owned Items to Add To Your Fall Starter Pack

Featured November 8, 2022

"CEREMONIA launched in 2017 to celebrate natural resources and creativity of local artisans in Bali and Mexico. Each item represents tradition and provides families in underserved regions with income opportunities. This straw bucket hat is functional pero cute, and made by hand. It’s a great accessory for a day of just sitting outside and getting lost in your own thoughts or gardening and soaking up some sunshine."

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27 Cheap Places To Shop For Home Decor Online

Featured October 28, 2020

"CEREMONIA, a woman-owned small biz that hand-makes capital-S Stunning home goods and fashion accessories. They work with artisan families to create small batches of handcrafted products, all sourced locally with sustainability in mind."

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30 Home Things By Small Businesses You'll Break Into A Smile Over

Featured September 23, 2022

"A handwoven trio of hanging baskets you can effortlessly ~weave~ onto your wall for a natural farmhouse look, with the added bonus of giving you some extra storage. CEREMONIA is a small shop that was inspired by travel and creates handmade home decor and accessories..."

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28 Latinx-Owned Food Brands You Should Add To Your Grocery List

Featured August 30, 2022

"This this teak bowl the perfect place to store your salt. It's from CEREMONIA, a brand started by Latina Carina Santoyo. She works with local Balinese artisans to make home goods, rattan coasters, bamboo cutlery, and linen napkins."

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31 Latinx Brands to Support Now & Always

Featured August 26, 2022

"CEREMONIA has home goods designed with minimalists and boho enthusiasts in mind. Shop for cozy throw blankets, trays for jewelry and trinkets, and so much more."

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28 Home Decor Pieces From Small Businesses You'll Wish You'd Bought Sooner

Featured July 1, 2022

"CEREMONIA is a woman-owned small business that creates handmade planters, handbags, and home accessories. Each bead is hand carved from wood and does not include a lighting cable."

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26 Pieces Of Decor From Small Businesses That Will Leave Your Home Looking Refreshed

Featured May 31, 2022

"We hope you love the products we recommend! All of them were independently selected by our editors... CEREMONIA is a woman-owned small shop that produces handmade plant decor, accessories, and wall hangings for your home."

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15 Gift Ideas Under $25 for Every Person on Your List

Featured November 30, 2021

"If they don’t have a reusable cutlery set yet, this makes for the perfect gift for anyone who’s made sustainability a key part of their lifestyle."

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Holiday Gift Guide: 11 Gifts Under $50 to Get Your Mejor Amiga

Featured November 23, 2021

"We are absolutely loving macrame plant hangers handcrafted by artisans in Bali. They remind us so much of our abuelas, who of course, were plant mom goals! This plant hanger from Ceremonia is 32-inches-long, made from cotton and can accommodate up to a six-inch pot."

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20 Latinx Home Brands To Shop & Love This Heritage Month

Featured  October 5, 2021

"CEREMONIA offers one-of-a-kind, intricate handwoven decor. From planters and coasters to wall hangings and dreamcatchers, these items are inspired by Bali and Mexican culture."

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POPSUGAR: FoundedByHer

Featured October 2021

"Choosing where you spend your money isn't just a financial decision: it's also an opportunity to support companies — and founders — you truly believe in. That support is especially powerful for small businesses, and even more so for small businesses founded by women... every dollar you spend at a business founded by a woman helps create a more equitable business landscape... We've featured a handful of incredible [woman-owned] businesses — and the top-notch products they've created — below. Happy shopping!"

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Low & Zero Waste Gifts for Greener Giving

Featured September, 2021

“House plants, perennial shrubs, succulents, veggies, you name it: nothing says sustainability like plants…For vertical vegetation, the macrame plant hangers by CEREMONIA will spruce up any space.”


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10 Hispanic-Owned Small Businesses to Support

Featured September 22, 2021

"CEREMONIA offers ethically handcrafted home décor and accessories made in small batches using natural and locally sourced materials."

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50 Latinx and Hispanic-Owned Home & Kitchen Brands We Love

Featured September 15, 2021

"After traveling extensively between 2014 and 2017, Carina Santoyo was inspired to start CEREMONIA. She has partnered with artisans from Indonesia and Mexico to source sustainable handcrafted items, such as bamboo cutlery, fringed woven placemats, and rattan shell coasters."

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Featured September, 2021

"Taking inspiration from travel and nature, Carina Santoyo partners with local artisans to curate the items you’ll find at CEREMONIA. Everything on the website is handmade in small batches using natural and locally sourced materials. If you’re looking for truly unique home decor or fashion accessories, this is a brand you’ll definitely want to check out."

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Hispanic and Latino-Owned Home Brands We Love

Featured May 4, 2021

p class="p1">"Set the table in style this summer with lovely handmade and handwoven accessories from CEREMONIA. Founded by Carina Santoyo after an inspirational trip to Bali, the Latina maker works with local Balinese artisans to create home goods and wares, ranging from teak bowls to beaded chandeliers. What caught our eye is the collection of woven placemats and coasters such as these black fringe raffia coasters."

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An Expert Guide to Sustainable Furnishings

Featured March 31, 2021

"'Living in a city like NYC where space is a luxury and nature is virtually non-existent, something as simple as a potato vine can do wonders to an outdoor space,' says Govea. Grow flowers on a reclaimed picnic table, consider a cacti collection, suspend botanicals from CEREMONIA’s hanging shelf—its brand mission to provide makers from regions like Papua with income opportunities."

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Featured Dec 2, 2020

our beautiful beaded chandelier was included in oh joy's home decor gift guide!

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11 Gifts for your spiritual needs from Latinx-owned brands

Featured December 2, 2020

"Carina Santoyo founded CEREMONIA after going on a trip to Bali and falling for the community and island. She now lives there and works with local artisans to bring their work to the masses through an online marketplace. In addition to home decor and accessories, they also have a dreamcatcher project where they have various styles and sizes of handmade dreamcatchers, and 20% of the proceeds go to marginalized women in Los Angeles and Bali. The Native American tradition of dreamcatchers is rooted in the belief that it will absorb nightmares/negative energy and help you retain good energy."

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Our Very First Podcast Feature

Featured September, 2020

CEO Society reached out to ask us to share our brand story and background. This is our first podcast appearance, and we think we did pretty OK. Have a listen to hear more about our founder's background and what drives our company.

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Latinx-Owned Brands to Support in Honor of Hispanic Heritage Month

Featured September 17, 2020

"Another brand with its roots in multiple cultures is CEREMONIA. The Latina-led company came to be after its founder, Carina Santoyo, traveled to Bali, where she fell in love with the work of local artisans. Now they create the brand’s ethically sourced home goods, including mirrors, baskets and woven plant hangers."

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13 Latinx-Owned Lifestyle Brands To Shop During Hispanic Heritage Month

Featured September 16, 2020

"If it’s gorgeous home decor, spa-like bath and body products or stunning accessories you crave, head on over to Latinx-owned CEREMONIA, where pieces are handcrafted in Bali by local artisans. The brand also creates beautiful dreamcatchers—from which, 20% of the proceeds go to supporting local organizations in both Bali and Los Angeles."

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HERMOSAZ: Negocios Para Apoyar de Casa

Featured August 1, 2020

"Carina Santoyo, chief lover of beauty es la fundadora de CEREMONIA, una marca inspirada por sus viajes globales. Con experiencia en brand management, logística, ventas, un interés personal en el emprendimiento social y una pasión por los viajes, siempre imaginó iniciar un negocio internacional con un componente de impacto social positivo. En 2014 visitó Bali y sintió una conexión instantánea con la forma de vida centrada en la naturaleza. Al igual que la creatividad y la artesanía de la gente local. Inspirada por los artesanos que conoció y su cultura, pocos años después, Carina se mudó a la isla para construir el negocio de sus sueños: vendiendo piezas artesanales y únicas mientras crea oportunidades de ingresos muy necesarias para las comunidades locales."

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Darling,: Editor’s Picks: The Kitchen Edit

Featured August 12, 2020

"Responsibly sourced from Javanese family farms, the miniature teak bowl and spoon set makes for the perfect housewarming gift (or you can keep them for yourself!) These sustainable, eco-friendly bowls are great for holding spices, condiments or for mixing."

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California International Trade Center Women in Business Panel

Featured May 26, 2020

Just before we launched in late May 2020, a Shopify guru asked if we wanted to be a part of the California International Trade Center Women in Business panel--where select women were being asked to share their business stories and the future of their businesses using e-commerce. We share our story at the 42 minute mark for those interested in taking a peek.

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