- Handmade in Peru
- Gourd burned, etched, and painted by hand
- Dried seeds inside rattle when shaken
- 2.5 - 3" tall, 2 - 3" wide, size and shape vary due to the natural shape of each gourd
Gourd makers in Lima, Peru are given interest-free advanced payment for gourd ornament orders. More than 350 makers benefit from advances. Gourd makers also devote a portion of the profits to go towards their children's education providing scholarships, school supplies, uniforms, and warm meals.