Blue Capiz Angel Tree Topper

Handmade in Philippines7913350

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Description

Dyed capiz shell is the lovely translucent “stained glass” shaping this angel. Handcrafted by Filipino artisans. Capiz is the thin shell of a marine mollusk. First artisans wash and soak shells. After the shells have dried, they are cut into shapes and edged with metal wire. A finishing coat of varnish completes this labor-intensive process. Before glass windows became available in the Philippines, capiz was used for windows in houses.

Size and Details

  • Capiz shell, wire
  • 4Dx9H inches
  • Made in Philippines

UPC Code: 732919436914

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Saffy Handicrafts

Saffy HandicraftsSaffy Handicrafts is the business export arm of SAFRUDI, the Social Action Foundation for Rural and Urban Development, a social services organization in the Philippines. SAFRUDI markets products for many small artisan workshops, and runs its own production unit specializing in capiz shell items. Read more.

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