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Artesanias Peru - Esperanza and Raquel Artisan Story


Cochas Chico and Coches Grande, twin farming villages nestled in the Andean mountains of Huancayo Peru, are home to a rich tradition of gourd carving. It's also home to Esperanza Palomino and Raquel Sabastian Rojas, two women who have established small fair-trade businesses to help create new jobs for the artisans in their village. Besides creating new jobs for artisans aged ten to sixty, both women manage work distribution from the main office to give priority to the families with the greatest need.

Coyote Gourd on Black  
Price: $ 14.00
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Prairie wolves or coyotes are often mentioned in ancient native American and aboriginal stories. They are portrayed as mythical characters, sometimes as tricksters and sometimes as heroes. This gourd decorative piece with a striking use of contrasting colors, displays a natural landscape with a wild pack of coyotes. A great item for animal lovers that love the wild side!

  • Measures 3-3/4” high x 3-1/2” diameter
  • Also available with an intricate white background

Handmade, carved, and etched in Peru and fair trade imported.

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