Quilled Christmas Ornament

£9.95 £14.50
Nepal is known for its handmade paper crafts. This handmade paper decorations is made from the bark of a shrub, locally known as "Lokta", ”Daphne cannabina”, as it is also called, and grows on the southern slopes of Nepal’s Himalayan forests between 1600 and 4000m. Paper production creates important employment for women in rural areas in particular.
This Christmas ornament is hand-carfted using the 'quilling' technique. 

Made in: Bangladesh
Dimensions: 15x15 cm
Material: Cotton paper


HANDMADE & FAIR TRADE

Afroart was established was established in Stockholm in 1967, and is now owned by six textile designers, all with an MFA degree. The Afroart team collaborates with local artisans to highlight the craftmanship of the developing countries in Africa, Asia and Latin America. This means that not only are sustainable jobs created for those most in need, but also Afroart’s clients gain access to the world crafts that may not be represented otherwise. All Afroart products are imported directly from artisans or through Fair Trade organizations.