Featuring a unique design, incredible artistry and intricate craftsmanship, our Blackwood Jars make a useful and elegant addition to any room. The entire jar plus the delicate lid is ringed around and around with concentric circles for a sculptural effect, showcasing the beautiful tradition of turned woodwork from Mozambique.
Handmade by rural artisans in Mozambique, and imported through the fair-trade organization Aid to Artisans. Fair-trade prices allow skilled artisans to gain new buyers and expand their product range while improving their management and business skills. Empowered by their success, artisans can improve their own lives with increased food security and financial stability.
- 7" H x 2.5" diameter (17.5 cm H x 6 cm)
- Handmade in & fairly traded from Mozambique
Bright Endeavors is a Chicago non-profit social enterprise that manufactures and markets eco-friendly home and bath products, helping single parents (aged 17-24) transition into economic stability. Bright Endeavors provides on-the-job experience to some of Chicago’s most at-risk youth. Bright Endeavors is a green business, using vegetable waxes, natural botanicals, Dead Sea salts and reclaimed and recycled glass. Each product is handmade and packaged by motivated program participants.
All proceeds are used to support programming for new moms and to place participants into quality, permanent employment. Bright Endeavors transforms the lives of young moms by teaching them to craft premium soy candles in a supportive, professional environment. Through the paid transitional jobs program, they provide the guidance and job skills young moms need to secure quality employment and achieve a lifetime of personal success.
This jar is so beautiful! The work is exceptional. So glad I got one.
Great gift item! Very beautiful and well made.
I got the wide band jar a couple of weeks ago. It is beautiful. Very elegant and finely made.