Three gold stars shine a light on the nativity scene in the tiny Nativity in a Bottle. This hand-painted ceramic piece represents the traditional skills of makers in Peru. By working with our fair trade partner Manos Amigas, men and women in small workshops throughout Peru have equal opportunity to employment and fair wages.
Ceramic, glass, cork
Fair Trade and Handmade in Peru
Manos Amigas is a fair trade organization dedication to the export of handicrafts and to alternative tourism. Manos Amigas, which means "Hands Joined In Friendship," works with family workshops and with small business groups and associations that make a variety of handicrafts in impoverished areas of Lima and in the Andean highlands. Manos Amigas offers training workshops for their artisans.