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Grizzly Bear Bank from Peru

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Even if the fish aren't biting, our artisan-crafted "Out Fishing" Grizzly Bear Bank is a great way to save for a rainy day. Handmade by artisans outside of Lima, Peru of natural raw materials including locally sourced clay and plant dyes.  

  • Measures 8" high x 5 1/2" wide x 3 1/4" deep 

Handmade in Peru and fair trade imported.

 

Aptec Peru Artisan Story
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Aptec Peru is an artisan collective located near Lima, Peru. The organization is a community of 16 family workshops that employs about 140 individuals from low-income areas. The extensive skills of the artisans are seen through the range of products they create, including ceramics, jewelry, textiles, stained glass and woodwork.

Besides helping preserve a culture rich in tradition, the collective helps artisan producers better design and create high quality crafts, enjoy increased sales and earn a steady income. As a member of the International Fair Trade Assocation, APTEC Peru ensures artisans are paid fairly for their work, which creates a sustainable working environment for artisans, their families and communities.




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