Small Otomí Embroidered Hearts
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- Whimsical and uniquely festive, each handmade embroidered heart is beautifully made by women artisans in San Nicolás, in the state of Hidalgo, Mexico, to continue their handcrafted works - know as "tenangos" after the region's main town, Tenango de Doria - with the added advantage of sustainable job opportunities in an international market. Each meticulously-crafted ornament is a work of art that you can take home from artisans of the Indigenous Otomí community in Hidalgo or hñähñu as they call themselves. Shop colorful birds, rabbits and flowers in bright green, red, pink and blue.
Hang these mini Otomí ornaments all year round - as a decoration in a nursery, distraction on a stroller, or on your tree or mantle for a pop of holiday cheer. Every purchase champions success for women and creates opportunities for their communities. Check out more about Otomí in San Nicolás in The New York Times article here.
- Embroidered Cotton
- 2.5"L x 2.5"W
- Hangs 2.5"
- Featured in Better Homes & Gardens
La Red // Mexico
La Red was founded in 2006 to assist Mexican women displaced from factory jobs in the US, a majority of La Red artisans live in rural, impoverished communities, where they lack access to employment, education, health care and other basic services. La Red supports these women artisans by providing skills training and product design and marketing.
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