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Our hand-beaded Poinsettia holiday ornament is made by skilled Maya artisans from the town of Santiago Atitlán. Santiago is situated on the shores of one os the most beautiful lakes in the world, Lake Atitlán. About 30 hardworking indigenous Guatemalan artisans work hanscrafting beaded jewelry, Christmas ornaments, and personal accessories. Our fair trade Christmas ornaments are a great source of work for Maya artisans allowing them to provide nutricious food for their families and send their children to school with the income they earn. Artisans from Santiago Atitlán are the only MayaWorks artisans that speak the indigenous language, Tzutujil.

Poinsettia Christmas Tree Ornament

  • Our new poinsettia beaded holiday orament will be a fun addition to your Christmas tree ornament collection. Poinsettia in Spanish is called Flor de Noche Buena, the Flower of Christmas Eve. Hand-beaded by talented Maya artisans, the Poinsettia ornament is about 2-1/2 inches wide by 2-1/2 inches tall. The 1-1/2 inche beaded loop makes it wasy to hang from your Christmas tree. It's handmade with primarily green, red, and gold glass beads from Czechoslovakia. This beaded holiday ornament makes a great gift for teachers or anyone who appreciates Mayan culture!

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