Shipibo Bell Ornament from Peru
Artisans from Aptec Peru have created these attractive Shipibo Bell Ornaments. They use natural raw materials including locally sourced clay and plant dyes.
- Measures 2 3/4" high x 2 7/8" wide
- Clay Ball Clapper
Handmade and fair trade imported from Peru.
MEET THE ARTISANS
Aptec Peru Artisan Story
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.