Handcrafted in India with a traditional papier-mâché technique, these beautiful hand-painted ornaments celebrate the season with whimsical designs. Each piece is a small piece of art.
- Set of 2 ornaments.
- Hand-painted designs, glossy finish.
- Approximate measurements: Silhouette Cat: 3.14-inches in tall by 1.85-inches wide; Round Ball Ornament is 3-inches in diameter. Due to the handmade nature, actual size may vary slightly.
- Hanging loop with tassel.
- Made from Recycled Paper.
- Fair Trade.
Story behind the Art:
The region of Uijain is renowned for its Papier Mache art. Papier Mache is an age-old art that has been passed down from father to son for generations. The skills to master the craft take years to learn, so children are often taught from an early age. More recently, women have bene allowed to learn the craft and participate in production which has been a big milestone. Papier Mache art is a multi-step process that culminate with an artist hand-painting the intricate scenes and designs.
Due to the handmade nature, slight variations in size, color, shape, pattern, or other characteristics may be evident. Each piece is truly a unique work of art, lovingly crafted by hand.