This set of 10 mini lanterns is hand-printed with a cheerful floral pattern. Each set is 100% handmade from recycled paper and includes a chain of 10 battery-operated LED lights. Handmade in India by artisans who recycle cotton hosiery cuttings then dye, decorate and cut the “paper” by hand. Each star includes string for easy hanging.
Handcrafted by artisans who receive a fair wage in a safe and dignified work environment.
Size of stars: 8 inches.
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).
A lovely handcrafted metal art piece, made from recycled oil drums. Haitian artist Exuma Exulien forms a peaceful nativity scene out of the word "PEACE," complete with manger and animals.
Size: 11" x 7"