The chilly penguin ornament is handmade from painted bread dough and is a case of classic Ecuadorian folk art adapted for modern markets. The bread dough figurines originate from religious traditions and use a special crafting technique from the community of Calderon, Ecuador. MCCH (Maquita Chuchunchic Comercializando Como Hermanos), or “Let us join hands and do business as brothers”, is a non-government organization that helps artisans across the country with production, design, and marketing.
Dimensions: 2H inches plus 3-inch gold string loop for hanging
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.