Mate gourd ornaments, 'Christmas Owls' (set of 6)
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Margarita and Martha transform dried mate gourds into six cheerful owls. One of the oldest handicrafts in the Andes, the gourds are engraved by hand. Colorful Santa Claus hats crown each one.
The natural shape of the gourd dictates size and shape, so slight variations should be expected. Made in Peru.
- Color(s) may vary slightly
- Size may vary slightly
- 3.0" H x 2.2" Diam.
- Weight: 0.4 lb
- 70% cotton, 30% acrylic and mate gourds
- Offered in partnership with NOVICA, in association with National Geographic.
Ships directly from our partner office in Peru. Please allow 10 to 24 days for delivery. This item is not available for express shipping and cannot be delivered to PO Boxes or APO/FPO.
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March 25, 2015 - They are so cute and well made. I ordered them twice!
Artisan: Margarita and MarthaSince 2002, Peru's Margarita and her mother Martha have been crafting holiday ornaments. The creative pair uses traditional materials in innovative ways, combining ribbons and fabrics with miniature people, beads and tiny straw baskets. 'We wanted to make something pretty, and I wanted to be able to stay at home with my baby, Lorenzo,' says Margarita.