Women Artisans Saving the Amazon Rainforest One Seed At A Time

A partnership with indigenous Amazon women artisans to create viable avenues for their traditional artistry & protection of the Amazon rainforest & culture.
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This campaign started on Sep 10 and closed on January 08, 2013 (11:59pm PT).
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  • $10USD
    WALLPAPERS FOR YOUR PHONE

    7 Beautiful Wallpapers from the Amazon for your Smartphone. Plus everyone who contributes from $10 and up will be featured in the Facebook Funders album with a link to their business, and in www.orgbyvio.com/credits and Funders 2012 album.

    Estimated delivery: February 2013

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  • $25USD
    YOUR OWN AMAZON BRACELET

    Unisex bracelet handmade with rainforest seeds by Asociación Sukû artisans from the Ecuadorian Amazon or Awajún Artisans from the Peruvian Amazon. See details and photo below left.

    Estimated delivery: February 2013

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  • $50USD
    PRETTY NECKLACE FOR YOU

    Alluring Awajún Beaded Necklace aka Adeli Net Pendant handmade with rainforest seeds by Awajún artisans from the Peruvian Amazon. The red and black colors of the huayruro seeds symbolize good fortune and abundance, as well as balance. See photo and details below left.

    Estimated delivery: February 2013

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  • $75USD
    STUNNING BEADED NECKLACE

    A beautiful Cofán Beaded Necklace or a Cofán Kango Triple Beaded Necklace handmade with rainforest seeds by Asociación Sukû artisans from the Ecuadorian Amazon. See photos and details below left.

    Estimated delivery: February 2013

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  • $100USD
    YOUR OWN AMAZON BAG

    A handmade Amazon Shoulder Bag by artisans from the Ecuadorian or Peruvian Amazon. The Cofán Shigra Bag from Ecuador and Awajún Wanpash Bag from Perú are made in Chambira plant fiber that is hand stripped and rolled into twine, then woven into a beautiful bag. The Ashaninka Bag from partner Ecotribal is made from organic cotton fibers grown in small rainforest gardens in the Peruvian Amazon. All colors are achieved with plant dyes. See photos and details below left.

    Estimated delivery: February 2013

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  • $125USD
    STRIKING NECKLACE for YOU

    A gorgeous Awajún Woven Necklace or Chichao Necklace handmade with rainforest seeds by Awajún artisans from the Peruvian Amazon. See photos and details below left.

    Estimated delivery: February 2013

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  • $175USD
    YOUR OWN AMAZON QUEEN NECKLACE

    A stunning Awajún Etsa Beaded Necklace or Awajún Enkepa Necklace handmade with rainforest seeds or color beads by Awajún artisans from the Peruvian Amazon. Etsa means Sun in Awajún. See photos and details below left.

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  • $245USD
    YOUR OWN YANESHA BOWL

    Yanesha Bowl made with wood from managed forests by Yanesha artisans from the Peruvian rainforest, from partner PaTS. PaTS program increases the value of one tree from US$30 to $1,800 of economic sustenance for the forest inhabitants. See photos and details below left.

    Estimated delivery: February 2013

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  • $300USD
    A NAP IN YOUR NEW HAMMOCK!

    Handwoven Hammock by Cofán artisans from the Ecuadorian Amazon. Chambira fiber is hand picked, dried, stripped and rolled into twine. Colors are dyed with plant colors. It takes over one month by a talented artisan to create the beautiful intricacy of the Cofan Hammock. See photo below left.

    Estimated delivery: February 2013

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  • $350USD
    YOUR OWN ASHANINKA CUSHMA ROBE

    Traditional Ashaninka Cushma Robe from Ecotribal, woven by Ashaninka women for the men of their tribe. The organic cotton is grown in small forest gardens within the Peruvian Amazon rainforest. Dyed with plant dyes, each Cushma is unique. Yours will be similar to the one pictured. See photos and details below left to learn more about our Deep in Forests partner Ecotribal.

    Estimated delivery: February 2013

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  • $650USD
    YOUR OWN SK1 JUNGLE TOOL

    Beautiful SK1 Knife by Sage Blades is the perfect tool for the jungle or camping. The attention to detail, function and beauty combine to make a perfect cutting tool that can be passed from generation to generation. Sage Blades has been invited by the men in the Awajún community in the Peruvian Amazon to give a workshop and teach them how to make their own knives from found metal. See photo and details below left.

    Estimated delivery: February 2013

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  • $1,500USD
    AN AMAZON JOURNEY FOR YOU!

    Join our partner Rainforest Expeditions at TAMBOPATA RESEARCH CENTER for 6 days/5 nights. TRC has been working with macaws for over 20 years. A huge claylick lays less than a kilometer from TRC. RFE is a Peruvian Ecotourism company created to add value to standing tropical rainforest turning it into a competitive alternative to unsustainable economic uses. Airfare not included. See photos and details below left to learn more about our Deep in Forests partner Rainforest Expeditions.

    Estimated delivery: February 2013

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