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  • Swahili Modern Brave Ibis Bird Ornament
  • Swahili Modern Brave Ibis Bird Ornament
  • Swahili Modern Brave Ibis Bird Ornament

Brave Ibis Bird Ornament

Article number: 61037
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Crafted by Syrian refugee women living in Turkey, this colorful cotton bird is a homage to the national bird of Syria, the Northern Bald Ibis. The bird symbolizes brilliance and splendor.

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  • Handmade in Turkey by Syrian refugee
  • Women made
  • Linen, thread, glass beads and cotton padding 
  • 2.75" diameter 
  • Each ornament is packaged in a box complete with an artisan story card.  

By pairing refugees with social enterprises, the MADE51 projects aims to stimulate local economies and foster relationships between refugees and their host country. MADE51 is a project of the UNHCR (UN High Commissioner for Refugees), a global organization dedicated to saving lives, protecting rights and building a better future for refugees, forcibly displaced communities, and stateless people. 

Swahili Imports connects African artisans to the global market. They have partners in fifteen different countries across western, eastern and southern Africa. As a current member of the Fair Trade Federation, they guarantee fair wages and education opportunities to all makers, protect the rights of children, and work to conserve the environment.