Balinese Nativity Set from Indonesia made from Alstonia Wood
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Dressed in Balinese style clothing, our Indonesian nativity set is serene and elegant. The Bali aesthetic of harmony with the environment shines through in this lovely nativity scene.
This fair trade wooden nativity is hand carved and hand-painted in earth tones with golden accents. Made from sustainably harvested alstonia wood. Alstonia scholaris is a rapid growing evergreen tree native to Indonesia. Fair trade nativity from Indonesia measures 7.25" H x 2" W.
This Nativity scene was acquired through a Fair Trade organization. Fair Trade pays impoverished artisans a fair price for their work.
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Your purchase enables sustainable employment in remote areas of Indonesia, reducing migration to cities and allowing families to stay together.
Pekerti Nusantara, the Indonesian People's Handicraft Foundation, has been active since 1975, promoting income-generating projects among rural artisans and seeking new markets for their products. A pioneer in fair trade in Indonesia, Pekerti works to strengthen the professionalism of a network of artisan groups, emphasizing working together, improved product development, and training in financial and business skills. Artisan groups are regularly visited to monitor use of fair trade principles and share best practices in production and quality control. Pekerti encourages the use of raw materials from sustainably managed sources and supports conservation projects, including tree planting. Artisan programs include help with medical expenses, emergency disaster relief, school scholarships and loans. The benefits of these craft co-ops are a major source of support for many marginalized families.
7 inch (18 cm)