This unique fair-trade ornament represents the caiman - the Amazon relative of the American alligator. It will look great hanging on your Christmas tree. 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 home of the artisan who made it and the plant used to make it.
Also see: Caiman Calabash Ornament and Rattle