Paper Sheep Ornament

Ten Thousand Villages

This adorable sheep ornament is made from quilted paper and will look perfect on your Christmas tree! The artistry is stunning and features coiled paper, which artisans glue into decorative patterns. Using quilted art is a practice that dates back hundreds of years. Women in Vietnam made this ornament using this traditional skill, allowing them to earn a sustainable income while taking care of their children.

Details:

  • 1.5 inches in diameter x 2 inches long, plus 4-inch white string loop for hanging
  • Made with hand-quilted paper
  • Handmade in Vietnam

    About Ten Thousand Villages
    For more than 60 years, Ten Thousand Villages has served as a fair trade retailer, working with more than 130 artisan groups from nearly 40 countries. It has pioneered the fair trade industry to help break the cycle of poverty.

    The non-profit social enterprise:

    • Pays a fair price;
    • Creates long-term partnerships with artisan groups;
    • Makes sure artisans have good working conditions;
    • Collaborates with designers to produce trend pieces that incorporate traditional craftmanship;
    • Emphasizes using recycled or renewable materials;
    • Empowers to help create change for the artisans, their communities, and their families.

    Photo: © Courtesy of Ten Thousand Villages


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