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Orange Ceramic Piggy Bank from Peru

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This round Piggy Bank is Handmade by artisans outside of Lima, Peru of natural raw materials including locally sourced clay and plant dyes.

  • Measures 4 5/8" high x 4 5/8" wide x 5" deep
  • Removeable rubber stopper on bottom

Handmade in Peru and fair trade imported.

 

Aptec Peru Artisan Story
Peru

 

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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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