Repurposed Coffeewood Mini Salt Box, Guatemala

This little salt box was handmade in a fair trade cooperative in Guatemala. It is expertly hand carved out reclaimed wood from the roots of coffee bushes with a silky smooth finish. It comes with a tiny spoon and the lid closes to keep the salt fresh.

Measures approximately 1 3/8" high x 1 1/2" wide.  Spoon measures approximately 2.5" long.

All of our products are shipped with cards containing information about fair trade and the corresponding artisan group.

ABOUT THE ARTISANS

This wooden product is handmade in the Lake Atitlán region of Guatemala in a fair trade workshop.  It is one of the occasional items we feature that are made by men, although women are involved in running the business.  The reason we chose to carry them is not only are they stunning and of the highest quality, but the cooperative donates 10% of their sales to female elders in the community who are in need of healthcare and other services.  The craftsmen are highly skilled and use only hand tools to create functional utensils of the highest quality.


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