Mother-of-pearl creates a luminescent quality that seems to capture the beauty of moonlight. A single bird sits perched on a silver branch, silhouetted against this moonlight. We can almost imagine it singing as the day turns to night. From the artisans of Allpa, Peru.
The Makers: AllpaAllpa is named for a Quechua Indian word that means "earth." Allpa is a Peruvian craft trading company providing marketing assistance to artisan groups and family workshops throughout Peru. In addition, Allpa provides technical help, product development advice, skills training, tools and appropriate equipment to artisans.