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Earthly Creations by BJ

unique handmade cork accessories

updated 1/05/2023

2023 shows are being scheduled and we have a preliminary show calendar to share with you ! click below.

Please call or text (214-734-8511) or email at

earthlycreationsbybj@gmail.com

with any questions or product inquiries.

  

our story

environmental responsibility

We are retired public school educators (former science teachers) with a vigorous commitment to preserving and protecting our environment.  We "discovered" cork on a recent post-retirement trip to Portugal.  The more we learned the more impressed we became with this incredible natural material.  Cork is sustainable, light-weight, soft, durable, water and abrasion resistant.  Cork forests harbor remarkably high biodiversity and are effective carbon dioxide filters for our planet.  We knew we had to find a way to create a cork connection from Portugal to North Texas.

Since our humble beginnings in early 2017, we have steadily added more products and designs to our collections.  We remain steadfastly committed to use only sustainably sourced Portuguese cork.  We currently work with five direct source producers from different regions of Portugal.

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WHY Cork?

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    Cork forests represent one of the most diverse terrestrial ecosystems on the planet, second only to the Amazon rainforest.  Preserving these biodiverse areas is critical to our planet's health.

    Harvesting cork from these areas represents a win - win for the ecological and economic future of these areas.  Cork trees are not killed from a harvest.  They actually grow back stronger and become more efficient carbon dioxide filters during regrowth.  Cork is harvested every 9 years and the trees grow to be 200 - 300 years old.  Society benefits through jobs and sustainable products and our environ-ment benefits through preservation of these diverse habitats.

sustainable 

earth friendly

Cork is a 100% natural, renewable, recyclable, and biodegradable material that is obtained through an environmentally friendly harvesting process.  Cork fabric is extremely light weight and soft to the touch.  Compare this quality to even the finest leather.  Cork is a very durable material making it an excellent choice for purses, wallets, and jewelry.  Due to the natural properties of cork cells, cork is water resistant.  If items ever become soiled or stained, they can simply be cleaned with soap and water and allowed to air dry.

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unique handmade products

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   All of our products are hand crafted to high quality standards. Some are one-of-a-kind items. . 

 Images representing some of our products are show below. Not all of the products shown are in stock. At the present time, purchases cannot be made over our site.  Join us at one of our upcoming shows (current event calendar shown below) or email us about an item of interest.  Once you try us we are certain that cork products from Earthly Creations will be your choice for the future.

Examples of our  products

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or call or text to 214-734-8511

How can you find us?

March / April 2023

  • Fri, Mar 3, 6 PM – Sun, Mar 5, 7 PM

    North Texas Irish Fesitival
    Dallas, TX
     

       Dallas Fair Park
       Dallas, TX
 

  • Sat, Mar 18, 10 AM - Sun Mar 20, 4 PM

    The Garden Show 2022
    McKinney, TX

    Meyers Park and Event Center
    McKinney, TX


     

  • Fri, Apr 28, 12 PM - Sun, Apr 30, 6 PM

    GermanFest

    Muenster, TX

    Heritage Park 
    301 N Ash St, Muenster, TX 

     

July / August 2023


to be determined

September / October 2023


 

  • Fri, Sept 28, 10 am - Sun Oct 1, 5 PM

    Home for the Holidays Show - Waco

    Waco Convention Center

    100 Washington Avenue
    Waco, TX 76701


     

  • Fri, Oct 6, 4 PM - Sun Oct 8, 6 PM

    OktoberFest - Muenster
    Muenster, TX


    Heritage Park
    301 N Ash Street
    Muenster, TX

     

  • other shows will follow as dates are set
     

November / December 2022



    other shows will follow as dates are set
 

  • Sat, Dec 2, 9 am - 5 pm

    Dallas Jesuit Christmas Bazaar

    Dallas Texas
     
    Dallas Jesuit College Prep School
    12345 Inwood Rd
    Dallas, TX 75244

If you have any questions or if there is any way we can assist, please contact us.

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