Handmade Ceramic Plate, "Rain Frog"
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Poised to leap, a tiny frog scans the forest with bright eyes. A harbinger of rains, his shrill evening song echoes through the tropical rainforest of Bali. Perched on a ceramic plate, the minuscule amphibian graces an original design by Putu Oka Mahendra.
Putu Oka Mahendra has received 3 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $1300 and the most recent for $1100. Proceeds were used to invest in hiring more artisans from his community to increase production.
This artist uses traditional techniques handed down through the generations and/or creates culturally significant items, helping keep these traditions alive.