Elephant Figure - Small Things Fair Trade

Elephant Figure

Regular price $21.00

decorative animal figure helps support two artisan groups: the first hand carves and shapes the albizia wood, the second finishes the surface by sanding, burning, and hand painting for lively detail. Figures are lightweight and beautifully textured. large elephant: 8 3/4"h x 5"w x 3"d

Mitra Bali

ABOUT THE ARTISAN

Mitra Bali is situated in one of the prettiest places on earth. But Bali's perception as an island paradise with prosperous artisans hides a darker truth: marginalized artisans living in remote villages receive a small portion of their craft sales to tourists. Your fair trade purchase pays them sustainable wages and reduces their exploitation.

The skilled hand of a Balinese artisan remains one this island's greatest economic assets; since 1994 Mitra Bali has worked to... Read more...