Every card is a labor of love - each one takes one hour to create by hand. In fact, from the initial design to the quilled card that you purchase here on our website, it took a total of 10 months to create one of these cards when it was first produced.
On average, an adult elephant produces about 500 lbs. of dung per day. Since an elephant’s diet is all vegetarian, the waste produced is basically raw cellulose. Thoroughly cleaned and processed, the cellulose is converted into a uniquely beautiful textured product.
Meet Diego, a local artisan carpenter who lives in a small town on the coast of Lake Atitlán in Guatemala. He, his wife Raquel, and their nephew Pedro hand-carve beautiful wood kitchen servers from reclaimed wood for a sustainable, living wage.