Ornamental Capiz Star

Authentic Fair Trade Product. Ethically sourced and 100% handmade.

Handmade in Philippines7913510

$10.00
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  • Description

    This holiday star ornament features translucent red capiz shell decorated with wire scrollwork. 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.

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

    UPC Code: 732919443585

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  • Reviews (3).....
    • Very pretty!
      . . . . .

      Looks great on my Christmas tree! Not too bad of a price I suppose....

    • Beautiful!
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      I ordered these because they were made in the Philippines. We made a large donation to help the victims of Typhoon Haiyan and are giving these stars as honorary gifts to our loved ones....

    • Great
      . . . . .

      Beautiful. Just what I wanted & at a great price!...

  • Artisan
    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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  • Very pretty!

    . . . . .

    Looks great on my Christmas tree! Not too bad of a price I suppose.

  • Beautiful!

    . . . . .

    I ordered these because they were made in the Philippines. We made a large donation to help the victims of Typhoon Haiyan and are giving these stars as honorary gifts to our loved ones.

  • Great

    . . . . .

    Beautiful. Just what I wanted & at a great price!

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