Black with Painted Birds Rectangular Pinewood Boxes (Pair), "Mountain Friends"
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This pair of rectangular pinewood decorative boxes are painted black with images in an earth-toned color palette of butterflies and birds soaring across mountain tops. The box lids open on leather hinges secured with upholstery tacks. The interiors of both boxes are painted black, and the smaller box can fit inside the larger one. These lovely decorative boxes are handcrafted by members of the God's Seed cooperative of El Salvador.
- 0.15 kgs
- 0.3 lbs
- Large box: 7 cm H x 11 cm W x 6 cm D
- Large box: 2.8" H x 4.3" W x 2.4" D
- Small box: 5.5 cm H x 9 cm W x 4 cm D
- Small box: 2.2" H x 3.5" W x 1.6" D
More than 35 people in the cooperative are able to earn a dignified income for themselves and their families. The cooperative trains many people in the community and is a very important job provider.
Luisa's project is blossoming and, as it grows, she is able to give back to her community by creating more jobs and supporting more artisans.
Luisa's work has been featured in Avianca Inflight Magazine and various local magazines including Habitat, Contrapoder, and Domingo.
The God's Seed Cooperative has received El Salvador's National Award for the Best Craft Exporter twice since its inception.
The Women's Empowerment badge is awarded to female artisans or artisan groups that are led by women.
Members of the cooperative use their income to support their children's educations.
The God's Seed Cooperative consists of many women who take care of young children.