This decorative vase from Nicaragua is 6 inches tall and 4.5 inches in diameter, featuring a colorful speckled fish design. This is low fired and not designed to hold water.
Meet the Artisans
Working with the fair trade organization Esperanza en Accion, men and women artisans in Nicaragua produce traditional pottery pieces that are world renowned. Artisans in San Juan de Oriente make the pottery using a manual kick wheel and finish the pieces using natural mineral oxides for the earthen colors. The fantastic flora and fauna of Nicaragua are the basis for stunning vase designs and novel wind instruments. The pottery is fired using a low-temperature technique so the vases are decorative as they do not hold water.
Traditionally woven to store beer, these baskets are handwoven in South Africa and often given as wedding gifts. This basket has a tight-fitting lid and is adorned with traditional Zulu designs in natural dyes. Basket measures 15.5 inches tall by 11.5 inches wide by 11.5...
Traditionally woven to store beer, these baskets are handwoven in South Africa and often given as wedding gifts. This basket has a tight-fitting lid and is adorned with traditional Zulu designs in natural dyes. Basket measures 20.5 inches tall by 14.5 inches wide by 14.5...
Made from steel drums by Haitian craftspeople in the section of Port-au-Prince, Haiti called Croix des Bouquets, this sun is three dimensional with a diameter of 10 inches. It has the natural patina that is prevalent in used oil drums rather than sheet metal. It...
These house numbers are handcut and embossed by artisans in Haiti. They are approx 4.5 inches square and have holes for screws. Screws are not supplied. Meet the Artisans When you visit Croix des Bouquets, the area of town known for Haitian metal art in...