Hand-Painted Copal Wood Decorative Molinillo from Mexico, "Culinary Traditions"
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Known as a molinillo, this decorative accent from Mexico is traditionally used for frothing cocoa and other hot beverages. Pablo and Lucy Mendez craft it by hand of copal wood, featuring a characteristic shape complete with dangling rings. A hand-painted design transforms this decorative accessory into a cultural piece of home decor.
Please note: This item is intended for decorative use only.
Pablo’s profits from the alebrij sculptures he creates for NOVICA allow him to create and financially support a healthy life for his wife and two children.
The Women's Empowerment badge is awarded to female artisans or artisan groups that are led by women.
Lucy's income allows her to provide a necessary basic education to their children in their home.
Pablo won 2nd Place in the Carved Wood Contest in the Mexican state of Oaxaca.
Lucy financially supports their two children.