Peruvian Handcrafted Wood and Glass Coasters (Set of 4), "From the Jungle, its Fruit"
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Like little gems of nature, ormosia coccinea seeds are captivating under the glass pane of handcrafted coasters. Marlene Guisgueta designs these extraordinary coasters with dried huayruro, as the seeds are known in Peru where they are believed to bring good luck. The set of four coasters includes a holder.
- 0.42 kgs
- 0.9 lbs
- Coaster: 1.2 cm H x 9 cm W x 9 cm D
- Coaster: 0.5" H x 3.5" W x 3.5" D
- Box: 5 cm H x 10 cm W x 6.5 cm D
- Box: 2" H x 3.9" W x 2.6" D
This artist uses traditional techniques handed down through the generations and/or creates culturally significant items, helping keep these traditions alive.
Marlene Guisgueta has received 2 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $600 and the most recent for $500.
The Women's Empowerment badge is awarded to female artisans or artisan groups that are led by women.