This adorable hand-felted Marco Polo mountain sheep comes from the workshop of Master Kamol Alamshoev. Master Kamol created his hand-felted animals to showcase the animals found in the rugged and remote Pamir Mountains of Tajikistan, where he makes his home.
This adorable hand-felted Marco Polo mountain sheep comes from the workshop of Master Kamol Alamshoev. Master Kamol created his hand-felted animals to showcase the animals found in the rugged and remote Pamir Mountains of Tajikistan, where he makes his home. The Marco Polo sheep of the region earned its name when Marco Polo documented its existence during his famous journeys along the Silk Road. Created from locally produced sheep’s wool, each sheep stands approximately 5″ tall and has his own unique expression. This little guy makes a delightful one-of-a-kind gift for the child, animal lover or collector in your life.
About HoonArts Fair Trade HoonArts is the fusion of the Tajik/Persian word for craft and the English word arts, which reflects our company mission. We offer extraordinary hand-crafted clothing, home décor, gifts and accessories for the true lover of world culture, while building community and empowering artisans. Travel the exotic streets and mountain back roads of this little-known corner of the world, explore the culture that reflects 3000 years of civilization, meet the people in our HoonArts Fair Trade community, and shop for one-of-a-kind and limited edition treasures crafted by master artisans on the other side of the globe. As a proud member of the Fair Trade Federation, we are committed to 360° Fair Trade in all aspects of our operations. 360° Fair Trade is a holistic approach to fair trade. It goes beyond ensuring fair wages and healthy, safe working conditions. It includes long-term partnerships with artisans to help grow their businesses and strengthen their communities, while preserving traditional skills. Fair Trade Federation members go through a rigorous screening process that looks at our whole business. You can rest assured that you will get the highest quality, most authentic products, made the traditional way, while helping impoverished artisans build a brighter future for their families and communities. Keep up with news about HoonArts on our blog http://www.hoonartsfairtrade.com, Facebook [https://www.facebook.com/Hoonarts], Instagram [https://www.instagram.com/hoonartsfairtrade/], Pinterest [https://www.pinterest.com/hoonarts/], and Twitter [https://twitter.com/HoonArts]
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