Firefly Accessories adds new Fair Trade fashion accessories from Cambodia

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Glasgow, UK, March 1, 2012 : Firefly Accessories announces the addition of new Fair Trade fashion accessories from Cambodia to their online product catalogue. ABOUT FIREFLY ACCESSORIES Firefly Accessories is an online retailer of silk products that are created by artisans in Vietnam and Cambodia. Firefly Accessories adds new line of Fair Trade products to their ecommerce shop. The company sells a variety of silk fashion accessories, scarves, gifts and handbags.

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Cambodia’s 2 Wheels 4 School: Art for Bikes!

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English Cyclists Killed After Surviving Iran and Turkey

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Being green is not just for eco-lodges anymore

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