Hand-carved and hand-paintedout of light-weight sustainable balsa wood, these unique manatee earrings are designed by artisans on Isla Solentiname, Nicaragua. Each pair of earrings is carefully carved with a paring knife and then delicately hand-painted with amazing detail. Approximate size: 1"
The Balsa Creations Collection comes from our business wholesale partner Women of the Cloud Forest who have been proud members of the Fair Trade Federation since 2001. They have built direct relationships with small family workshops and cooperatives in Nicaragua and Costa Rica where they provide consistent business, training, product development and aid in workshop capacity building. This holistic approach to business enables their artisan partners to grow their businesses, access new markets avoid dependency.