Adorable? Yes, no other way to put it, they make a great gift or keepsake. Hand-cut iron ornaments with antique copper finish. Sides are bowed and welded for lightweight, three-dimensional form. Contains recycled elements. Satin ribbon hangers included. Not freestanding. sm: 4 3/4"l x 2 3/4"w, lg: 4 1/2"l x 4 1/2"w
Fair Trade Artisans: India: Noah's Ark. Noah's Ark empowers artisans in Moradabad, India to break the cycle of poverty. They are dedicated to paying a fair wage and offering vast support in areas of health and education. Specific social programs include elementary schools providing free education for children of artisans, tailoring training programs and other workshops for women, clean water storage tanks and filters for artisans and their families, and more. Currently the organization works with 49 artisan groups throughout the city, and "graduates" artisan groups as they are able to become independent businesses.