Glossy, ivory-white hummingbird ornament with painted wings is hand-carved from tagua nut. Also known as “vegetable ivory,” tagua is produced by a palm-like tree in South America. Tagua nut’s grain is close and very hard, resembling the finest ivory. Decorative only. Keep out of reach of children.
Carved tagua nut
Fair Trade and Handmade in Ecuador
Camari is an income generating program that works to enable small farmers, or “campesinos,” to remain in their home communities instead of leaving to find scarce work in the cities. Camari unites people, works to ensure they receive stable, fair income and enables them to carry on family traditions of working the land, as well as preserving indigenous culture through the creation of traditional crafts.