Smoked Capiz Snowflake Set

Handmade in Philippines7913720

Regular Price: $20.00

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Description

Three lovely snowflakes, handcrafted in wire and translucent capiz shell. 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. Decorative only. Keep out of reach of children.

Size and Details

  • Wire, capiz shell
  • Set of 3
  • 2D inches
  • Made in the Philippines

UPC Code: 732919464092

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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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