The Blue Capiz Snowflake Ornament makes for a beautiful addition to your ornament collection. Composed of blue colored capiz, silver‒plated brass sheet and wire, silver‒colored string, this ornament is handmade by artisans in the Philippines in collaboration with SAFFY Inc. SAFFY is the business export arm of SAFRUDI, the Social Action Foundation for Rural and Urban Development, an organization that opens markets for artisan workshops, as well as specializing in capiz shell items. Capiz was used for windows in houess before glass became available. The process artisans go through to prepare the capiz ranges from washing and soaking, to cutting, to edging with wire.
Dimensions: 4.75W x 5H inches
At Global Gifts, we work with vendors and artisans who are fair trade verified to bring you items that are ethically and sustainably made. Fair trade gifts are handmade by artisans around the world and they all have special stories. You might notice slight variations in this product from the product photo.