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Friendly Fox Rice Pillow

Handcrafted in Guatemala

Availability:
in stock
SKU 8810330

Friendly Fox Rice Pillow

Handcrafted in Guatemala

Availability:
in stock
SKU 8810330

Item Status: ACTIVE
Item Date: 2017-10-01
UPC Code: 732919502954
STORY

This friendly fox can help you unwind after a long day. Traditional hand-woven skirt fabric, still worn in the Guatemalan highlands, is repurposed to create this comforting rice-filled neck pillow. Fair trade partner Ruth and Naomi was formed to create jobs for women widowed by civil war and to provide scholarships for their children. More than three decades later, the grandchildren of the original artisans are still benefitting from these opportunities.

DETAILS
  • Repurposed hand-woven fabric neck pillow filled with rice
  • 26Lx4W inches
  • To warm, microwave 2 minutes, stopping every 30 seconds to shake pillow and distribute rice
  • Microwave with turntable only
  • Handmade in Guatemala
ABOUT THE ARTISAN
Ruth & Naomi
GUATEMALA
The weaving cooperative Ruth and Naomi is located in Chontola, near Chichicastenango. The project emerged out of the terror and desperation of Guat...
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