This unique fair-trade ornament represents the hoatzin bird. The hoatzin is most often seen at the edge of lakes and small rivers waiting to feed on little fish, reptiles or invertebrates. It will look great hanging on your Christmas tree, rear-view mirror or adding a colorful touch to another part of your home.
This ornament ar was woven with chambira palm fiber by a native Amazon artisan. The sale of these ornaments supports forest conservation and helps meet local needs in traditional communities in Peru. These hoatzins were made artisans from the campesino village of San Francisco on the Maranon River.
Each ornament comes with a tag listing the name and home of the artisan who made it and the plants used to make it. Please remember that each craft is made by hand so the exact design varies from the photo shown for this model.