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Whole Tagua Nuts  from Ecuador  Available in two sizes, individually or in bulk
Whole Tagua Nuts
from Ecuador
Available in two sizes, individually or in bulk

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Whole Tagua Nuts
from Ecuador
Large Nuts measure 1-3/4+” long
Small Nuts measure 1-3/8”-1-3/4” long
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Naya Nayon Artisan Story
Ecuador

A Tagua TreeNaya Nayon, an Ecuador-based NGO, counters poverty and deforestation by creating new jobs that depend on conservation and responsible forest management. To accomplish this goal, the company works with 23 local artisans to create figurines, jewelry and ornaments from tagua nuts. These nuts grow year-round in Ecuador and can be harvested without detriment to the rainforest. Naya Nayon gives its artisans all the training, tools and materials they need to work from home, and then manages work distribution from the organizations main office to make sure orders are fairly distributed.

 


Naya Nayon Artisan Story
Ecuador

A Tagua TreeNaya Nayon, an Ecuador-based NGO, counters poverty and deforestation by creating new jobs that depend on conservation and responsible forest management. To accomplish this goal, the company works with 23 local artisans to create figurines, jewelry and ornaments from tagua nuts. These nuts grow year-round in Ecuador and can be harvested without detriment to the rainforest. Naya Nayon gives its artisans all the training, tools and materials they need to work from home, and then manages work distribution from the organizations main office to make sure orders are fairly distributed.

 


Whole Tagua Nuts from Ecuador

Whole Tagua Individual Nuts

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Whole Tagua Nuts in Bulk - 1 lb.

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Whole Tagua in Bulk - 22.5 lb.

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Tagua nut is a rainforest nut known as vegetable ivory for its likeness to animal ivory. These are seeds that grow in pods called cabezas, from the tagua nut palm tree. Tagua's smooth, hard texture is an ideal medium for carving jewelry, boxes and other figurines or using the whole seed as beads for necklaces and bracelets. 

Naya Nayon, an Ecuador-based NGO, counters poverty and deforestation by creating new jobs that depend on conservation and responsible forest management. The organization works with 23 local artisans, mostly working in home-based workshops to create several, beautiful objects from tagua nuts. These nuts grow year-round in Ecuador and can be harvested without causing any harm to the rainforest.

  • Small nuts measure 1-3/8” (35mm) - 1-3/4" (45mm) long
  • Medium nuts measure 1-3/4” (45mm) - 2-1/8" (55mm) long
  • Large nuts measure 2-1/8” (55mm) - 2-1/2" (65mm) long
  • Extra Large nuts measure longer than 2-1/2" (65mm)

Whole nuts are sold individualy and in 1 lb. or 22.5 lb. bags.

  • 1 lb. of Medium Tagua Nuts is approximately 13 - 15 nuts
  • 1 lb. of Large Tagua Nuts is approximately 10 - 12 nuts
  • 1 lb. of Extra Large Tagua Nuts is approximately 5 - 6 nuts

Natural tagua seeds from Ecuador and fair trade imported.



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