Bookmark Wire Cat - Kenya
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This bookmark is the cat's meow! It's a great gift for the Cat Mom in your life. The cat–shaped copper wire bookmark is shaped from copper wire by the skillful hands of Kenyan artisans in Kisumu and the paper backing is made This bookmark is the cat's meow! It's a great gift for the Cat Mom in your life. The cat–shaped copper wire bookmark is shaped from copper wire by the skillful hands of Kenyan artisans in Kisumu and the paper backing is made from water hyacinth. The invasive plant species has plagued Lake Victoria and severely affected the livelihoods of fisherman. Innovative use of this nuisance plant for crafts, including paper making, is contributing to the rehabilitation of Africa’s largest lake.
- Owl-shaped recycled copper wire bookmark on blue handmade water hyacinth paper backing
- Bookmark measures 6.35Wx8.25H cm, backing card measures 8.9Wx10.2H cm
- “Owl always be here for you” printed on front of card
- Handcrafted in Kenya
Ten Thousand Villages operates on an artisan investment model that puts the maker first. They’re built on long-term partnerships and fair trade principles to provide makers in developing countries an opportunity to gain a safety net of financial security and break the cycle of poverty.
Villages Port Colborne is located along the shore of the Niagara Peninsula. Where the Welland Canal and Lake Erie meet, in the heart of Port Colborne, we have been fair trade since 1984. We carry unique, handcrafted goods that are ethically made from artisans around the world. If you’re in the Southern Ontario area, we welcome you to visit us in-person!