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Little Hedgehog Ornament

Handcrafted from painted bread dough, this Little Hedgehog Ornament is an example of classic Ecuadorian folk art adapted for modern markets. Bread dough figurines are a unique craft technique born in the community of Calderon, Ecuador.

HANDCRAFTED IN ECUADOR

  • Bread dough, gold–colored string
  • 1.5W (at the widest point) x 2.25H inches
  • Handcrafted in Ecuador

SKU: 8404950

THE MAKERS

Camari is an income generating program that works to enable small farmers, or "campesinos," to remain in their home communities instead of leaving to find scarce work in the cities. Camari works to confront the problem of marketing agricultural and handicraft products on behalf of several hundred peasant groups. Camari unites people, works to ensure they receive stable, fair income and enables them to carry on family traditions of working the land, as well as preserving indigenous culture through the creation of traditional crafts. Ten Thousand Villages has purchased products from Camari since 1990.
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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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