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Small Turkey Gourd Box Crafted by Artisans in Peru  Measures 4-1/4” high x 3-3/4” diameter
Small Turkey Gourd Box Crafted by Artisans in Peru
Measures 4-1/4” high x 3-3/4” diameter

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Small Turkey Gourd Box -reverse Crafted by Artisans in Peru
Measures 4-1/4” high x 3-3/4” diameter
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Tito Medina Artisan Story
Peru

Tito Medina belongs to the fourth generation of gourd carvers; his parents Eulogio Medina and Guillermina Salome, are from Cochas Chicas, Peru which is well known for carving, etching, burning, and transforming gourds into unique works of art. Tito is a master craftsman and is known across the continent for his fine carvings and pyro-engraved gourds, each one telling a unique story. He has been carving gourds since childhood, and opened his first market stall in 1986. Through his work he has promoted the traditional craft of his region and has raised it to the level of a fine art. Over the years he has participated in several art fairs and received numerous awards for his work.


Small Turkey Gourd Box
from Peru

Turkey Gourd Box
   Funds 6 meals

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Let's "talk turkey" about this exquisitely etched, burnt, and carved gourd box depicting a turkey.

It was handmade by artisans at Tito Medina's workshop in Huancayo Peru. Gourd carving is a traditional craft of the Andean mountain region and in the Medina family it spans four generations. The art of carving gourds is helping to bring sustainable income to more than 20 artisans and their families.

For all you vegetarians who have already quit "cold turkey" use this unique gourd box to store your trinkets, keys, coins, or to decorate your home at Thanksgiving.  For the rest, when you sit down to turkey, be thankful for the many blessings you have and that you are not a turkey on Thanksgiving. This fair trade turkey box is a perfect choice for friends and family looking for a natural gift that also gives to others. Gobble, gobble!!

  • Measures 4-1/4” high x 3-3/4” diameter

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


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