This unique fair-trade ornament represents an Amazon turtle. It will look great hanging on your Christmas tree, rear-view mirror or adding a colorful touch to another part of your home. This ornament ar was carved by hand from balsa wood by a native Amazon artisan. The sale of these ornaments supports forest conservation and helps meet local needs in traditional communities in Peru. This ornament was made by a family of Bora artisans from the village of Brillo Nuevo on the Ampiyacu River. Each ornament comes with a tag listing the name and village of the artisan who made it and the plants used to make it.
Also see: Turtle Calabash Ornament and Rattle