Set of 3 - Recycled Metal Snowflake Ornaments
These recycled metal snowflakes will brighten up your home as well as make a great present for a friend this holiday season. Made from salvaged can metal, these come in a set of 3 assorted and will be perfect on any tree.
Handmade using recycled materials by women artisans from the UPAVIM cooperative on the outskirts of Guatemala City. UPAVIM, which stands for United for a Better Life, is an 80 member artisan enterprise helping women through social and economic empowerment. In addition to training women in creating various handmade textiles, UPAVIM has established a school, a pharmacy and a bakery within their cooperative.
- Each measures 3” in diameter
Handmade in Guatemala and fair trade imported.
MEET THE ARTISANS
UPAVIM Artisan Story
UPAVIM Crafts is a cooperative of women who live in marginalized communities on the outskirts of
Amongst some of the achievements, In 2002 the cooperative was awarded the best Non-traditional Textile Exporter award by AGEXPRONT, a national trade organization, also UPAVIM’s Montessori school was recognized by the Guatemalan government.