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The art of carving decorative gourds is a time-honored tradition in Peru. The makers from Manos Amigas preserve this crafting technique by creating pieces such as this delightful carved owl ornament.
HANDCRAFTED IN PERU
Manos Amigas, "Hands Joined In Friendship," works with family workshops and small businesses making a variety of handicrafts in impoverished areas of Lima and in the Andean highlands.