Since ancient times, owls have been popular symbols of wisdom because they look so thoughtful. Since they can see in the dark. They represent wisdom, endurance, seeing through the darkness of ignorance.
Made from natural discarded and recycled cow horn, designed, and crafted together with Hector, a Peruvian artisan, based on his talent, techniques, traditions, and tools experience.
Every piece is unique, one of a kind due to the shade of the horn.
Great symbol for wisdom, vibes to include at home and in your Christmas Tree.
Color: variable natural coloring ranging from black, dark brown, beige, tan and white.
Materials: Recycled, polished bull horn. An ideal substitute for the shells of turtle which is endangered.
Production: Preparing to work the bull horn is arduous. This piece took approximately 2 days by a single family workshop to complete. All production was done in the suburban of Lima region of Peru.
Carbon Footprint: The production and transportation of this ornament resulted in 9 pounds of CO2 emission, roughly equivalent to driving 10 miles in a car. This is a Carbon Zero product as its footprint has been offset through the purchase of carbon credits.
Each of our pieces is handmade by a single family of Peruvian artisans. Having known them for years, we’re happy to build a working relationship on the spirit of fair trade and friendship. The price you pay assures a fair living wage for the artisans involved in production.