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Floral Antiquity Tray
Edmundo Contreras is the artisan behind this stunning floral tray. Reverse painted glass requires a unique skill. Starting first with small details and shading, and then building the image backwards of how one might draw on paper, ending with the background color, and achieving a final product that is distinct from other crafting techniques.

HANDCRAFTED IN PERU

  • Reverse painted glass, MDF
  • Wipe with a damp cloth to clean
  • 12Lx16.5Wx1.5H inches
  • Handcrafted in Peru

SKU: 6100290

THE MAKERS

Allpa is named for a Quechua Indian word that means "earth." Allpa is a Peruvian craft trading company providing marketing assistance to artisan groups and family workshops throughout Peru. In addition, Allpa provides technical help, product development advice, skills training, tools and appropriate equipment to artisans. Artisans can access short-term and mid-term loans to improve infrastructure and their workshops. Allpa works with families located in Cusco, Ayacucho, Chulucanas, Cajamarca and Huancavelica as well as Shipibo people living in the Amazon rainforest area of Pucalepa. For most of these people, craft production is a sole source of income.Allpa began active work as an alternative trading organization in 1986. Ten Thousand Villages has purchased products from Allpa since 1988.
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Welcome to our global maker-to-market movement where, together with 20,000 artisans, we ignite social change. We create opportunities for individuals, families, and communities in developing countries to thrive through strong relationships, fair wages, safe working conditions, and sustainable practices.

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