Tranquil Teal Nativity/Fairtrade
Each of these hollow molded clay figures is hand painted in traditional Peruvian dress, in a twist of contemporary color. Each bears a sweet smile of glad tidings and joy (even the llamas!). Set of 4 as shown. tallest figure: 3 3/4"h
Since 1991, SERRV International has partnered with artisans in Lima, providing a long-term trading partnership and interest-free advance payment for our orders. Through sales of their products, more than 350 artisans in Lima and throughout Peru benefit from advances on their orders, technical assistance, help with new product design, and training in areas such as administration, accounting, and production. Artisans also devote 20% of profits to social work, providing warm meals, school uniforms, and school supplies to poor children and scholarships for children of artisans.
Artisans in Lima use several techniques to create their variety of beautiful handcrafts, including pyrography, hand painting, terracotta, knitting, and carving.