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Renaissance Tray

Inspired by the cathedrals of Lima, the Renaissance Tray makes for an unforgettable host gift. In reverse glass painting, the design is silk screened onto the reverse side of the glass. The painting is done "back to front": details painted first, then larger color areas, and finally a background color. This technique dates back to the middle ages and requires great care and skill, as the visual "surface" is painted first then layered over, so errors cannot be corrected.

HANDCRAFTED IN PERU

  • Glass, MDF handles
  • 16Dx2H inches
  • Handmade in Peru

SKU: 6103440

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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