Shirley the Sheep, Guatemala

These adorable sheep is handmade in a fair trade women's cooperative in Guatemala out of felted wool on a wire frame.  It features curly locks, a small brass bell and a red ribbon.  The sheep includes a tag with a hand-written name of the Guatemalan woman who made it.  Perfect for an Easter basket or gift.  

Approximately 5" long

Choking hazard:  not for children under age 3.


The women who make our felted animals live in the highlands of Guatemala.  Felting is a new Guatemalan craft and the products have been so popular that the cooperative employs more and more women every year.  They receive fair wages and are learning computer and other business skills.  In the above photo the artisan is enjoying reading facebook messages that her fans have posted.

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