Handwoven Iraca Air Fan - Assorted Colors

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Handwoven fans made from sustainably sourced Iraca Agave in Colombia. 

Product dimensions:

  • Small:  approx. 6"H 
  • Large: approx. 9.5"H 

NOTE: Please call our shop during museum hours if you would like a specific color fan, otherwise one will be chosen at random. Availability of specific colors is not guaranteed. 

 

Meet the makers:

Belart, a Fair Trade certified company, created by Tulianna and Alejandra Garcés, is a socially conscious vendor that provides sustainable employment to internally displaced communities located in post-conflict regions in Colombia. When the company was created more than fifteen years ago, the mother-daughter team set out to confront a humanitarian crisis with deep roots by creating revenue and sustainable employment for those trapped in the lowest levels of poverty: women and indigenous peoples. By partnering with more than three hundred artisans Belart has been able to introduce collections that preserve eroding traditions and celebrate Colombia’s biodiversity. Their designs are inspired by a reverence for nature and a passionate emphasis on devising creative and artistic ways to present issues to the world that most need our attention. We Are A woman-led Fair Trade company with over 380 artisan partners across Colombia and Vietnam. We Believe In community. In creating a world transformed by love and equality, and by empowering artisan entrepreneurship through providing access to the Global Market place. Our artisan partners earn 30% above market wages. We Create All of our designs and custom collections are created in our studio in Southern Vermont. We Produce Ethically sourced sustainable jewelry in up-cycled and re-cycled green materials.