Handmade Onyx Decorative Box from Mexico, "Rich Earth"
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Says Odette Sierra of Mexico's Sierra Family, "My family loves everything natural, and for us it is a pleasure to see our clients enjoying our finished pieces." The talented artisans express this passion for nature through this decorative box, which is handcrafted of natural onyx stone. The variegated stone displays beautiful forms and inclusions.
- 1.40 kgs
- 3.1 lbs
- 9.3 cm H x 14.3 cm W x 11.5 cm D
- 3.7" H x 5.75" W x 4.5" D
This artist is currently confronting a major life challenge.
Sierra Family has received 5 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $2500 and the most recent for $3800. Proceeds were used to purchase marble and onyx in bulk for her chess sets.
Odette's sales represent a majority of her income. Each purchase makes a profound impact on her life and the lives of the artisans that collaborate in her workshop.
Odette has left a profound impact in her community and has successfully tripled the growth of her workshop from her first six months at NOVICA.
The Women's Empowerment badge is awarded to female artisans or artisan groups that are led by women.
Odette has provided work for incredible people to aid in creating the art in her workshop.
Odette's income supports and provides for the education of her two children.
Odette learned her craft from community members in her home town.