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Supernova Tagua Earrings

You look out of this world with the dangle Supernova Tagua Earrings. Tagua is a seed from a fast-growing palm tree, a sustainable alternative to plastic that's light, can be neutral or bright and always eco-friendly. Handmade by makers with our artisan partner, Maquita, an Ecuadorian cooperative marketing NGO that supports craft groups with production, design and marketing of traditional crafts.

HANDCRAFTED IN ECUADOR

  • Tagua, a seed from a palm tree. A natural alternative to plastic.
  • 2"L
  • Handcrafted in Ecuador

SKU: 8407140

THE MAKERS

MCCH (Maquita Chuchunchic Comercializando Como Hermanos), meaning "Let us join hands and do business as brothers" in Quechua and Spanish languages, is an Ecuadorian cooperative marketing NGO. MCCH works with craft groups scattered around the country, helping them with production, design and marketing. For many artisans, craft income supplements meager agricultural earnings. In addition to handicraft sales, MCCH works with farm collectives exporting fair trade cocoa, with ecotourism and with women’s cooperatives. MCCH was begun in 1985 by a group of church communities in response to rising poverty and inflation in Ecuador. Ten Thousand Villages has purchased products from MCCH since 1995.
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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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