Recycled Magazine Guiding Star Ornament
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Countless colorful magazine pages otherwise destined for landfills are rolled up and pasted together to create a delightful -- and eco-friendly -- star ornament for your holiday decorations. A fabulous conversation starter and a great way to generate an extra donation for an orphanage in South Vietnam.
- Recycled magazines
- Approximately 7.25" H x 4.25" W (18.4 x 11 cm)
- Handmade in and fairly traded from Vietnam
Due to the handmade and recycled nature of this product, no two will be alike. Please allow us to choose for you.Shop Green!
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July 13, 2015 - Lovely and very unusual - can't wait to give it as a gift!
February 3, 2015 - really cute! made an Amazing Christmas present!
January 10, 2014 - I only bought 6 of these and would like to have more to give as gifts next year. Everyone liked this.
Artisan: Tiger Lily
Located in the Phu Nghia sector of Vietnam's Ha Tav province, Tiger Lily is a company with a difference.
In an area with burgeoning air and water pollution, Tiger Lily values reducing, reusing, and recycling, and preserves trees and ponds inside its grounds. Instead of being thrown into landfills, old magazines and newspapers are re-purposed into beautiful and functional pieces of home decor.
Tiger Lily's designs fuse traditional Vietnamese design elements, such as bamboo, rattan, and lacquer, with a Western sense of aesthetics. The artisans' high levels of skill and patience is evident in every piece.
"As this kind of product becomes popular in Western countries, it means that more chances of jobs and improving their lives."
As a small, community-oriented company, Tiger Lily hopes for a bright future bringing new life to old materials, and fair trade wages to skillful artisans.