Hand-Painted Heart-Shaped Wood Butterfly Puzzle Box, "Butterfly Love"
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Carved from suar wood, a heart is painted by hand with the image of a lovely butterfly. Balinese artisan Gusti Ngurah Semarajaya creates this puzzle box, which opens to a velvet-lined interior.
- 0.16 kgs
- 0.4 lbs
- 6 cm H x 11 cm W x 8 cm D
- 2.4" H x 4.3" W x 3.1" D
This artist has dramatically improved their livelihood by working with NOVICA.
Gusti Ngurah Semarajaya has received 7 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $500 and the most recent for $1000. Proceeds were used to invest in wood and additional labor for production.
This artist uses traditional techniques handed down through the generations and/or creates culturally significant items, helping keep these traditions alive.
Gusti now has artisan assistants who help with the hand-painting of his designs. Each of these assistants works from home.