Snowman

These cute snowman gourds feature an orange (wooden) carrot nose, along with coal black eyes, hat and matching scarf. Perfect for your holiday tree, look for both the red and blue varieties. Like all of our gourds, it was hand grown, picked, sun-dried, carved, painted, & polished by hand - all under the tenets of fair trade.

Product Information

 

Product ID:  Green 70300, Blue 70301

Size:  approx. 4″ height x 3″ width

Colors:  Green hat & scarf, Blue hat & scarf

Materials:  Ornaments are made from natural bottle gourds

Production:  Each batch of ornaments takes several months to complete.  This includes the growing, picking and sun drying process.  Gourds are then cleaned, dyed & painted, carved by hand, and polished.  Gourds are grown and dried in Northern Peru and crafted in home workshops in Lima, Peru.

Carbon Footprint:  The production and transportation of this gourd resulted in 500 grams of CO2 emission, roughly equivalent to driving 2 miles in a car.  This is a Carbon Zero product as its footprint has been offset through the purchase of carbon credits.

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Each gourd is hand carved.  By who exactly?  Check the packaging, they signed their work for you. Blossom Inspirations works closely with artisan communities, workshops and cooperatives under the auspices of fair trade.  The price you pay assures a fair living wage for those involved in its production.

Each ornament is eco-friendly.  How exactly?  Well, ornaments are made from natural bottle gourds compared with more popular plastic and/or glass ornaments.  We track our carbon footprint from raw materials to delivery of the final product.    Read more on our Social Responsibility.

 

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