The Five Fat Chicks Tota are handmade with patches of different fabric, beads, sequins, multicolored threads and a small goat bell. It owes its inspiration to the sound of goats as they graze in the villages of North India. They can be hung on a wall or over a door frame and are believed to bring good luck. They can even hang from the Christmas tree during the holiday season!
Size: 20″ in length and the individual birds are 3.5″ wide.
The lampshade on this charming gecko lamp is made from fossilized cocoa leaves off of cocoa trees. Artisans in the Philippines dry the leaves for months, then carefully rub them until they are skeletons, then dye them. They pick the best shaped leaves for the lamps. The frame of the gecko is wrought iron wrapped in natural abaca twine.
Size: 16"L x 7"W x 24"H
Max 40 watt bulb (CFL or LED recommended).
These colorful prosperity hens are crafted from scraps of fabric that brighten and uplift any space. Hens have long been a symbol of prosperity in Northern India, where the women create these strands and in turn, create their own prosperity.