These three dimensional puzzles are made from mango wood, a soft and light wood best for carving and creating decorative objects. The wood is obtained from mango trees that have reached a mature age and are unable to bear fruit, offering a sustainable way to use waste wood as the old is replaced by new plantations.
These puzzles are a great mind exercise for older children and are an eco-positive and sustainable gift option as well.
Handmade by artisans in India at Mohd Israil's workshop, one of many fair trade workshops sponsored by Noah’s Ark. Noah’s Ark is an NGO founded in 1986 by Samuel Masih, one of the leaders in the movement to pay fair wages to artisans in India.
Handmade in India and fair trade imported.
Noahs's Ark Artisan Story
This item was handmade in India in a workshop sponsored by Noah’s Ark, an NGO that offers funding for raw materials, machines and workshop repairs to 100 artisan groups across India. In exchange for assistance, workshops must prove that all employees are paid fair wages for their products and work in safe and clean conditions. Noah's Ark also offers free classes in capacity building to its network of 600 artisans, a rigorous quality control check, and runs education and water sanitation projects to benefit the artisans’ children and the rest of the community. The company has established 20 new workshops in the past 15 years, and all employees are paid 10-15% above the local rate.
Young upcoming puppeteers will enjoy this adorable plush monkey puppet. Put it on your finger or thumb, and begin an interesting story telling session. A great prop for make-believe play...
This round Elephant Bank is Handmade by artisans outside of Lima, Peru of natural raw materials including locally sourced clay and plant dyes. Measures 5 1/2" high x 6 1/2"...
This beautiful bobbling creation was hand crafted for your bobbling enjoyment. It will surely put a smile on any ones face. Measures 6 1/2" Tall x 6" Wide x 9''...
This beautiful bobbling creation was hand crafted for your bobbling enjoyment. It will surely put a smile on any ones face. Measures 6" Tall x 6-1/4" Diameter Handmade and Fair...