MACAW BIRD – FAIR-TRADE CHRISTMAS TREE ORNAMENT – WOVEN BY PERUVIAN AMAZON ARTISAN
Amazon Ecology works with hundreds of native and campesino artisans from the Peruvian Amazon to produce and sell innovative fair trade handicrafts. Your purchase helps to create sustainable income for artisan families, promote forest conservation, and supports local development in their communities. This product is an example of what we have carried in the past. Click on the Visit Shop button to see our current inventory.
These unique fair-trade ornaments represent the scarlet macaw and the blue and gold macaw – the large iconic relatives of the parrots found throughout Latin America. It will look great hanging on your Christmas tree, rear-view mirror or adding a colorful touch to another part of your home. This ornament was woven with chambira palm fiber by a native Amazon artisan.
The sale of these ornaments supports forest conservation and helps meet local needs in traditional communities in Peru. These parrots were made artisans from the campesino village of San Francisco on the Maranon River.
Each ornament comes with a tag listing the name and home of the artisan who made it and the plants used to make it.
Please remember that each ornament was hand-made so the exact design of the craft will vary from the photo shown for this model.
Model: ORB028 (scarlet-macaw) and ORB029 (blue and gold macaw)
Made by Asociacion Las Achiras in the Peruvian Amazon
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