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From Aida and Cristino Lavariega comes a decorative tin wall mirror embellished with a red heart-shaped border and topped with crimson-colored accents. Flaming hearts are common subjects for handicrafts produced by Oaxacan artisans. Referred to as milagros, or "miracles." These images, crafted in various materials, were often left as offerings for a particular saint as a testament that a certain prayed-for miracle had taken place. Hand-made by an artisan skilled in sheet metal work, the tin frame features an intricate repoussé pattern with a heart motif.
Aida uses traditional techniques taught by elder members of the community and passes down her knowledge to her children in order to continue creating crafts out of culturally significant materials.
Novica sales provide Aida with a steady income that has enabled her to grow her business. She is able to support not only her own family but to provide steady wages to her workers enabling them to support themselves and their families.
The Women's Empowerment badge is awarded to female artisans or artisan groups that are led by women.
Aida's income supports and provides for the education of her kids that are attending University.