Papier Maché Bowl
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Hand-crafted in Haiti from recycled paper exclusively for Bloomist, these beautiful Papier Maché bowls give new life to discarded materials including paper used for cement bags to prevent waste and landfill. Display this simple paper mache bowl on a shelf and/or fill them with Tumbleweed or Tunisian Clay Beads. Crafted in Medium and Large.
Note: This paper mache bowl is purely ornamental and not intended for food or water. Due to its handmade nature, this paper mache bowl will vary in size, design, and color.
Caribbean Craft is a woman-owned company in Haiti that has a strong commitment to social responsibility and the environment. Founded by Magalie Noel Dresse, the company supports Haitian artisans with fair wages, health and accident insurance, a pension system, and more. After the devastating earthquake of 2010 Caribbean Craft launched a successful feeding program that fed over 300 artisans for several years. The company also collaborated with World Vision to train and give paid work to 1300 refugees artisans who transformed discarded materials into simple jewelry and paper maché products (like this paper mache bowl ). In 2011, with the help of the Clinton Foundation, Caribbean Craft started a literacy program for artisans and workers to learn to read. By 2014 the entire team could read and write, whereas only 53% of the Haitian population is literate.
Material: Recycled and repurposed paper
Medium: 12"DIA x 6"H
Large: 14"DIA x 7"H
- coffee table
- clay beads
Papier mache bowls
I bought 2 of these beautiful bowls. They exceeded my expectations. I love raw, imperfect items and I can use these in so many ways. I have one by the side of my bed right now holding a book and my glasses and one on the dining room sideboard holding some cd's. I am so glad I have them!
perfect bowl for my coffee table
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Beautiful Handmade Bowl
I love these papier-mâché bowls! They’re quietly understated for a bookcase or coffee table.
This item looks so pretty displayed! Definitely lighter than I thought it would be but displayed it looks very expensive.
Amazing! Color and design are perfect.
Bowl is pretty but really does look like a craft project. Has a handmade vibe but not necessarily in a good way. The size is good though.