According to tradition, skillful fifteenth century artists from Italy brought their skills to Bethlehem, where the men quickly learned and excelled in the art. The art of carving is a very detailed and difficult process, but produces a unique and beautiful piece of art. Reflect on their craftsmanship with this 3 dimensional olive wood ornament, sure to delight from any angle!
Decorative reindeer made from twisted lampakanay fiber, which comes from sustainably sourced Philippine abaca plant. Bead details. Set of two, one large and one small. sm: 7"h x 7"w, lg: 10"h x 8"w.
Your purchase enables marginalized Filipino artisans from the poorest urban and rural communities to become self-reliant through skilled handcrafting by selling their handcrafted products in local and global fair trade markets.
Country Bird Ornament
Bird lovers will sing with joy when you give them this adorable bird ornament.
Made with cotton yarn and wire
Dimensions: 2.25 inches high x 1.5 inches wide x 2.25 inches deep
These ornaments are made by single mothers in a rural Colombian town where there are limited opportunities for employment. Your purchase allows these women to care for and serve as role models for their children.
Hand Carved Noah's Ark
Kenyan wood carvers unlock the story of Noah's Ark from jacaranda in this uniquely styled, handmade wooden sculpture.
Noah and his wife watch as pairs of giraffes, elephants, rhinos, camels, lions, zebras and crocodiles ascend the detachable ramp into the ark's door, which opens and closes. The lid can be removed for storage of the small pieces. Sold as a set.
Size: 12"L x 5.5"W x 7.5"T
Materials: Jacaranda wood, paint
Rustic Recycled Bell Garland
Decorate sustainably this season. These partially recycled iron bells chime sweetly and are the perfect accent for your tree or mantle. Each bell is painted gold, then strung on jute rope. Hanging loop on each end. Dimensions: 2 1/2"h x 60"l.
Your purchase helps artisans in Moradabad, India "graduate" and create independent businesses, breaking the cycle of poverty and preserving Indian culture and livelihood.