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Handmade Sawo Wood Hair Pin Crafted in Bali, "Elegant Form"

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Carved from Balinese sawo wood, this sleek hair pin is the perfect accessory for... more

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Carved from Balinese sawo wood, this sleek hair pin is the perfect accessory for a chic chignon or updo. Its shape is inspired by a peacock feather. Made Sumerta from Bhakti Senang Hati crafts the piece by hand. "As a child, I suffered poliomyelitis, which weakened my legs and I can't go anywhere myself," the artisan says. "But I am able to create something useful and beautiful with my own two hands."

  • 10 grams
  • 0.35 oz
  • 15 cm H x 5.3 cm W x 0.5 cm D
  • 6" H x 2.1" W x 0.2" D

  • Sawo wood
  • Avoid contact with water
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Made in Indonesia.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Bali and Javaicon info
Gift Info
  • Free Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Premium Gift Wrap? Yes

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94

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01/16/2021

"Lovely and natural hair ornament"

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This smooth piece of wood is pleasing to handle and it can handle thick hair.

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Elegant Form, Handmade Sawo Wood Hair Pin Crafted in Bali

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From Paradise Valley, AZ

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01/13/2021

"Beautiful Accessory for Thick Hair"

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This hair pin looks beautiful in my daughters thick hair!

Tags By Barbara McLoone

Beautiful for any occasion

Best Uses

  • Styling hair

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Elegant Form, Handmade Sawo Wood Hair Pin Crafted in Bali

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Verified Reviewer

11/28/2020

"Love these"

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These are great quality and adorable. Sure to bring a smile! Arrived in a pretty little fabric box. I just love them!

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Star Friends, Star Shaped Wood Holiday Ornaments Made by Hand (Set of 4)

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Gift Occasion:
  • This was a gift for: Friend
  • Occasion: Christmas
From Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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11/26/2020

"Beautiful!"

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The star friend ornaments are so sweet and the painting is well done. Nice light weight wood too. Pretty colors.

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Star Friends, Star Shaped Wood Holiday Ornaments Made by Hand (Set of 4)

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From Paradise Valley, AZ

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11/14/2020

"Popular Present"

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I keep buying this for my relatives and friends. It has been a popular and unusual gift.

Tags By Barbara McLoone

Beautiful and Unique

Best Uses

  • Interesting necklace

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From Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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11/07/2020

"So sweet!"

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These are so sweet. Made with perfection. Plan on giving them to my grandchildren for their tree. The bodies swivel so cute. The painting is very well done I would say perfect. Comes in a beautiful gift box too. Highly recommend.

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Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

Bhakti Senang Hati was founded and is run by people with physical challenges who provide a special service for the physically challenged in Bali. The society also provides wheelchairs and housing, and runs Bhakti Senang Hati Places, a home for children with disabilities. The seven artisans who are members of the foundation use a wheelchair or have a prosthetic leg. This does not stop them from living a full-life and striving to be self-sufficient.

The Bakti Senang Hati Foundation assists persons with disabilities. Living with a disability can be more difficult in Bali than in other places. Bali's Hindu culture carries with it the additional stigma of karma. To be disabled is the physical manifestation of bad karma. Traditionally, the disabled were hidden away and isolation was added to their burden. Attitudes are slowly changing and programs such as the Bakti Senang Hati Foundation teach self-confidence as well as the practical skills that will enable their members to become self-supporting.

Although their Novica sales do not provide enough income for each artisan to be self-supporting, these sales have a profound impact on their lives. The income contributes not only to their financial stability but also to their self-esteem. It is important to these artisans that their work is seen and appreciated around the world.

There are eight children that the Bakti Senang Hati artisans are able to provide for.

The Bakti Senang Foundation provides for the education of eight children.

 
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