Mate Gourd Holiday Ornaments (Set of 4), "Butterflies"
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Butterflies and flowers create a festive ambience on a set of four handcrafted ornaments. By Emilio Hurtado, they are created from dried mate gourds, engraved and painted by hand.
Because each unique piece is hand-crafted from natural gourds, please expect slight variations in shape and size.
Emilio Hurtado has received 5 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $200 and the most recent for $1000. Proceeds were used to invest in the purchase of gourds and tools for production of his art.
This artist uses traditional techniques handed down through the generations and/or creates culturally significant items, helping keep these traditions alive.
Every purchase from this artist has a profound impact on their livelihood and income.