Ceramic Children of the World Coin Bank - Made in Peru
This round World Bank is Handmade by artisans outside of Lima, Peru of natural raw materials including locally sourced clay and plant dyes.
- Measures 4-1/2" high x 6-3/8" wide x 6-3/8" deep
- Removeable rubber stopper on bottom
Handmade in Peru and fair trade imported.
MEET THE ARTISANS
Aptec Peru is an artisan collective located near Lima, Peru. The organization is a community of 16 family workshops that employs about 140 individuals from low-income areas. The extensive skills of the artisans are seen through the range of products they create, including ceramics, jewelry, textiles, stained glass and woodwork.
Besides helping preserve a culture rich in tradition, the collective helps artisan producers better design and create high quality crafts, enjoy increased sales and earn a steady income. As a member of the International Fair Trade Assocation, APTEC Peru ensures artisans are paid fairly for their work, which creates a sustainable working environment for artisans, their families and communities.