Capiz Cat Bookmark

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  • Description

    This cat-themed bookmark is handcrafted from capiz shell and wire. 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.

    Makes a great gift for a friend who loves felines.

  • Product Details +
    • Capiz shell, brass
    • Assorted colors
    • 5Lx2W inches
    • Made in Philippines

    UPC: 732919447286

    SKU: 7913540

  • The Makers
    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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