Ocean Moon Wind Chime

Handmade in Philippines7913990

Regular Price: $29.00

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Description

Like the ocean moon, round disks of translucent capiz swing from shaped pieces of wood making a pleasantly soft wind chime. Capiz is the thin, off-white shell of the windowpane oyster. 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, wood, string
  • 8Wx19H inches
  • Made in the Philippines

UPC Code: 732919465624

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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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