Handcrafted by Empowered Artisans in Croix-des-Bouquets, Haiti.
With each product you can expect slight variations as a part of the artisan-crafted charm.
This large fish bowl was made in Haiti using recycled metal and a similar process to our metal art. The bowl was then skillfully painted to display a bright tropical fish design. While this bowl is safe for dining and kitchen use, it also makes a great decoration.
While 80% of Haiti's citizens live below the poverty threshold, the country is home to inventive and resourceful artisans who are full of hope and joy. This artisan group uses locally-sourced recycled metals. Croix-des-Bouquets now has over 1,000 metal artisans with over 60 different shops and studios. The jobs created when you purchase their art provide social change and creates opportunities for this community that they otherwise might not have had. The artisans are paid 3x - 4x higher than the minimum wage and are provided educational opportunities, medical care, and the opportunity to keep their families together . Our artisans in Haiti are provided with sustainable and dignified jobs that help support orphan prevention and community development.