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Dolphin Cotton and String Doodad
Crafted by Artisans in Colombia
Measures 3-3/4” high
Octopus Cotton and String Doodads
Crafted by Artisans in Colombia
Measure 3” high with variable dimensions
Snail Cotton and String Doodads
Crafted by Artisans in Colombia
Measure 1-1/2” high with variable dimensions
Snake Cotton and String Doodads
Crafted by Artisans in Colombia
Measure 9” in length when uncoiled
Piel Acida - Cotton & Wire
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Marisol Medina used her creativity and love for animals to craft handmade wildlife creatures. She began her work with wire and cotton in Tabio, a small village 60kms from Bogotá in Colombia. Starting with readily available raw materials, and struggling through various challenges typical of a small business/enterprise, Marisol soon enhanced her techniques and the business as the demand for the product grew in the market. She began with participating at the annual national fair which takes place in Bogotá once every year. This is where Marisol was introduced to her first set of wholesale and retail clients.

Dolphin Sea Creature Ornament  
Price: $ 8.00
Only 4 In Stock
Octopus Sea Creature Ornament  
Price: $ 8.00
Only 7 In Stock
Snail Sea Creature Ornament  
Price: $ 8.00
Snake Sea Creature Ornament  
Price: $ 8.00
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Ring in the holidays with these fun, hand crafted ornaments. Available in an assortment of sea creatures, collect all of them to add color to your Christmas tree. These cotton and wire creatures are flexible and are meant to be twisted and shaped into various forms. 

Marisol Medina and local women from the small village of Tabio, Colombia nimbly wrap cotton yarn around wire frames to create these adorable animals. Through training and employment, Marisol's center has created a steady source of income and empowerment for tens of artisans in Colombia.

  • Each measures 2" to 3-1/2” high with variable dimensions
  • All dimensions are variable because these items are flexible and can be formed into various positions

Handmade in Colombia and fair trade imported.

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