Updates from Our Artists and Team
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Updates from Our Artists and Team

As an international fair trade company, we’re concerned about all the lives that Covid-19 is impacting. Like we all know, the virus is changing every aspect of life and work, but fortunately, so fa...
Raquel Sanabria García: Growing with Gourd Art and Fair Trade
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Raquel Sanabria García: Growing with Gourd Art and Fair Trade

Raquel Sanabria García grew up admiring her parents’ ability to create beautiful gourd art. So, as she grew, so did her love and talent in creating gourd art.
Lizzet Hurtado: A Woman Artist Empowered by Fair Trade
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Lizzet Hurtado: A Woman Artist Empowered by Fair Trade

Representing a new generation of gourd artists, Lizzet Hurtado continued her family’s art tradition when marrying Rodolfo few years ago, they started their own workshop. As an accomplished artist a...
Handmade Beauty
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Handmade Beauty

Behind every handcrafted gift, there is a story. These gifts offer windows into the lives of the talented artists who have poured their love and time into creating something truly unique. Their cra...
Making Lucuma’s Birdie Gourds
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Making Lucuma’s Birdie Gourds

Watch as artisans in Peru draw, clean, paint and carve gourd ornaments for Lucuma Designs.
Creating Owl Gourds
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Creating Owl Gourds

Watch the process a gourd goes through to become an owl ornament.
A Story of Resilience and Hope
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A Story of Resilience and Hope

Ana Maria (one of our carvers) is a warrior, resilent and dedicated to move her daughters forward despite the difficulties of leaving her town behind.
Creating Santa Gourds
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Creating Santa Gourds

Watch the process a gourd goes through to become a santa ornament.
Meet Gourd Artists Alejandro and Victoria
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Meet Gourd Artists Alejandro and Victoria

Alejandro and Victoria work together running a workshop that creates many of our popular gourd ornaments.