Woven butterfly hair barrettes
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Woven butterfly hair barrettes


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.

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The butterfly in this barrette could become your constant companion.  It is beautifully made with chambira palm fiber by one of the most talented artisans in the Peruvian Amazon.  Current models include the scarlet peacock, green-banded urania, and the iconic monarch butterfly that exemplifies the wonder of nature and the risk of tropical deforestation. This barrette will add an distinctive element of nature to your hair as well as a natural fashion accessory for your hat. 

The top of these barrettes are woven with natural chambira palm fiber harvested from the artisans’ forest fields.  The unique front is matched with a high quality (2 3/4″ long) barrette back made with genuine French white steel.

These and other designs are also available in pony tail barrettes and hair clips.

Please remember that each hand made craft is unique and may vary slightly from the photo of the model shown in this listing.

Models: morpho (EBPI0240005), scarlet peacock (EBPI0250005), urania (EBPI0260005), monarch (EBPI0270005)

Made by Jenaro Herrera Artisan Association in the Peruvian Amazon

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