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Sinamay Tree Topper Angel
Let this airy angel of light top your holiday Christmas tree. Handcrafted from sinamay in the Philippines. Sinamay is a natural woven fiber made from the stripped fiber of the abaca tree. Abaca is a banana-like tree with a slender trunk and thin leaves. The fine strands of fibers are woven into fabrics with a wooden loom. The resulting woven fabric is called sinamay. Sinamay fibers are also used for making cordage and ropes.

Natural sinamay fiber color, with gold accents on skirt and gold halo.

HANDCRAFTED IN THE PHILIPPINES

  • Sinamay, abaca
  • 5Wx10H inches
  • Made in the Philippines

SKU: 7911540

THE MAKERS

Community Crafts Association of the Philippines, popularly known as CCAP, is a social development nongovernmental organization committed to the development and empowerment of community–based Filipino artisans. CCAP provides marginalized artisans with export promotion and marketing assistance. Locally, CCAP links artisans with government or nongovernmental agencies supporting the handicraft industry. CCAP administers programs that have reached out to various sectors of the society such as the disabled, indigenous groups, urban poor and rural poor communities. Currently CCAP works with more than 600 active artisans nationwide. Ten Thousand Villages has purchased products from CCAP since 1985.
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Welcome to our global maker-to-market movement where, together with 20,000 artisans, we ignite social change. We create opportunities for individuals, families, and communities in developing countries to thrive through strong relationships, fair wages, safe working conditions, and sustainable practices.

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