These hand embroidered and handwoven napkins ($18 for 4) from Pakistan are simple enough to compliment a range of styles from modern to bohemian.
What's even better is that each purchase supports snow leopard conservation and improves the livelihood of impoverished nomadic herding communities.
Mexican Hot Chocolate
A hand-carved Mexican molinillo ($14), or frother, would make a great gift packaged with bowls and some Ibarra mexican chocolate. Include a recipe for Mexican hot chocolate and some instructions for using the frother.
These latte bowls ($30 for 6) from Anthropologie come in a great palette of colors and would be great for hot chocolate.Root ($39). Based on old root tea medicinal infusions that date back to the 1700's this 80-proof liquor would be a great addition to anyone's liquor cabinet.
Serve it alone, in cocktails or even or ice cream. Comes with a history of the beverage and recipe.