This unique fair-trade ornament represents the manatee - a freshwater mammal. It will look great hanging on your Christmas tree, rear-view mirror or adding a distinctive touch to another part of your home. This ornament 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.
Each ornament comes with a tag listing the name and village of the artisan who made it and the plants used to make it. Please remember that each item is handmade and may vary from the photo show for the model.
Also see: Manatee Calabash Ornament and Rattle