Birds of a feather do stick together on this decorative vase from Nicaragua. 6 inches tall and 5.5 inches in diameter, it features a colorful double parrot design. This is low fired and not designed to hold water.
Meet the Artisans
Working with the fair trade organization Esperanza en Accion, men and women artisans in Nicaragua produce traditional pottery pieces that are world renowned. Artisans in San Juan de Oriente make the pottery using a manual kick wheel and finish the pieces using natural mineral oxides for the earthen colors. The fantastic flora and fauna of Nicaragua are the basis for stunning vase designs and novel wind instruments. The pottery is fired using a low-temperature technique so the vases are decorative as they do not hold water.
This intricate metal wall art made from recycled oil drums in Croix des Bouquets, Haiti, features a traditional Tree of Life design handcrafted by Carlo Brutus. 24 inch diameter with...
Hand cut and embossed from metal oil drums, this 24-inch diameter traditional Haitian metalwork features a double tree of life with parrots. The natural patina and lacquer coating makes this...
A set of 5 recycled metal 3-D birds are handmade in Haiti by Cineus Louime. Mr. Louime used the end of an oil drum to create this fun flying birds. ...