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Haitian Papier Mache Bird Ornament

Haitian Papier Mache Bird Ornament

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Product Features
Whether it's reusable and helps cut down on landfill waste, solar-powered, or made from recycled materials, this product proudly boasts its eco-friendly status.

Give a sweet gift of a colorful bird that gives hope and opportunity to the women who made it! This Haitian bird ornament is made of papier mache from recycled paper and is individually hand-painted by women at Dam Dam in Haiti.

Dam Dam is a women's cooperative located in Leogane, a town that was almost entirely destroyed in the 2010 earthquake. The women of Dam Dam have helped rebuild their village generating income, art, and dignity with their recycled craft business.

  • Papier mache
  • 3" H x 5" W x 1.75" D (7.6 x 12.7 x 4.4 cm)
  • Handmade in & fairly traded from Haiti

Artisan Information

Artisans Business Network is a network of three depots located in Jacmel, Port au Prince and Croix-des-Bouquets in Haiti. It offers a wide range of artisanal products from the independent ateliers of Haiti and supports the delivery of handmade products to customers around the world. Artisan Business Network empowers Haitians with entrepreneurial tools, design input and market access.

Artisan Business Network producers create products from materials like papier mache, bone, horn, metal, beads and stone, and the products range from home décor to holiday and jewelry. The depots are fully owned and operated by Haitian entrepreneurs. In addition to its co-founders, the network draws upon the talents of product and logistics advisors dedicated to the success of Haiti’s artisans.

The Network helps make essential improvements in earnings and community wellbeing for their producers through commerce based in Haiti’s profound artisanal culture. Talented Haitians are ready and eager to recapture the losses brought about by the trade embargo of the 1990’s, subsequent internal political deadlock, and the devastation of the January 2010 earthquake.

Supplier Information

By shopping the Global Girlfriend collection, you are making a difference in women’s lives across the globe. Global Girlfriend is focused on striving for gender equality and empowerment, and the importance of women providing for themselves and their families. By supporting jobs that guarantee fair wages by fair trade, women are able to proudly contribute to their families, encouraging their communities to flourish.


This product ships to the United States and international. Expedited shipping options are available for addresses within the United States, unless total order weight prohibits.


If you are not 100% satisfied with this product, you may return it for exchange or refund within 90 days of purchase, subject to some restrictions. Please review our full Returns & Exchanges information.

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Was another gift for my brother and sisters-in-law's Xmas bird tree. Loved that it supports Global Girlfriend collection and the people of Haiti.

Charming, cheerful and bright!

Charming, cheerful and bright! These ornaments are perfect on an indoor tree and are even effective in a large redwood outdoors! They evoke happiness and joy!