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Maya women beaders of Santiago Atitlán craft MayaWorks fair trade holiday ornaments. Santiago is a small indigenous village on the shores of beautiful Lake Atitlán, arguably one of the prettiest lakes in the world. The Maya there speak Tzutujil, one of the 21 indigenous languages spoken in Guatemala that derive from the ancient Mayan language. Travel to Santiago and you will be overwhelmed by the friendliness of its people, the beauty of the volcano-ringed lake, the vibrant colors, and the quality of Guatemalan artesanía. Beading handmade Christmas ornaments is excellent work for indigenous women who want to stay home to care for their children. They can work from home while earning an income allowing them to provide nutritious family meals and support their children's education.

Snowman Christmas Ornament

  • You will love our cute handmade snowman holiday ornament on your Christmas tree! This adorable beaded snowman is crafted with Czech glass beads. He wears a black top hat and red scarf. This holiday ornament measures 1 inch wide by 2-1/2 inches tall. The beaded loop is a generous 2 inches allowing easy hanging on your Christmas tree. Our beaded holiday ornaments make a great gift for those who appreciate the craftsmanship of beaded work. This Guatemalan beaded snowman ornament will be the perfect complement to your Christmas tree this holiday season!
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