A Christmas tradition crafted using a traditional technique! Coiled paper glued into decorative patterns, quilled paper is an art that dates back hundreds of years. Today, working with our fair trade partner Mai Handicrafts, women in Vietnam are able to work in their homes using this traditional skill, earning sustainable incomes while caring for their children.
- Materials: Quilled paper in green and brown with small red dots for ornaments, gold string
- Dimensions: 3W x 3.25H inches
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.