Snowy Owl Ornament, Nepal

This beautiful owl ornament is hand felted by women in Nepal.  The women use 100% natural wool and non-toxic, azo-free dyes.  

Measures approximately 4" long x 2" high.

ABOUT THE ARTISANS

This ornament is handmade in a fair trade cooperative in Katmandu, Nepal.  It is made using sustainably harvested materials including natural sheep wool, and excess water is drained into a neighboring garden to grow food.  The cooperative employs over 300 women, who work in clean, safe conditions and receive fair wages.  The women are able to work at home which enables them to take care of their children. Your purchase not only helps the artisans but assists in maintaining a cultural tradition of Nepal.


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