Send love and good cheer to those far and near with the Angel Heart Quilled Paper Ornament. Recycled paper is carefully wound around a quill. The coils are then glued into intricate shapes like this good news angel. Paper quilling is an art that dates back hundreds of years. Today, these quilled paper ornaments are handcrafted by artisans working with Mai Handicrafts in Vietnam. Many of the artisans are women who are able to work in their homes using this traditional skill, earning sustainable incomes while caring for their children.
- Materials: 100% recycled paper
- Measures: 2.1" x 2.5"
- Colors: Multi-colored with red heart
Meet the Artisan
Mai Vietnamese Handicrafts
Mai Vietnamese Handicrafts is a nonprofit organization that provides income generation and marketing services to Vietnamese artisans. Mai Handicrafts runs several craft production projects and markets the work of numerous other craft producers. During recent years, Mai Handicrafts has established itself as the primary marketing agent for artisans from neglected families and women. It practices a model of social development in which social service cannot be separated from economic self-reliance. Mai Handicrafts sales fund various community development activities, including clean water projects, vocational training equipment purchase and teacher wage subsidies. Mai Handicrafts artisans receive social and health insurance, and can apply for scholarship funds.