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Hima Bindu Ornament - Nutcracker

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Our Hima Bindu Ornament Collection combines the art of traditional Indian wood craft with festive holiday designs, featuring solid wood block ornaments with a snow-kissed white rub finish. Artisans use hand tools to skillfully carve blocks of sustainably harvested wood into blocks which are dipped in dye and carefully applied to textiles by hand to create stunning block printed patterns. Traditional Indian wood craft requires mastery, passed on thru generations, to create the intricate carvings and refined finish.
Dimensions: 3.75" H x 1.75" W; 3.5" Drop
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Woodcraft

The traditional craft of woodcarving plays an important role for many artisan communities in small towns and agricultural villages in north central India. Each artisan uses hand tools to skillfully carve blocks of sustainably harvested wood into fine treasures. This art form requires mastery to create the intricate carving, filigree, and inlay work. Many of the patterns are deeply influenced by cultural motifs from Muslim dynasties that ruled the region centuries ago. Artisans finish and detail each item with natural wax and non-toxic paints.

Woodcraft Artisans

Our woodcraft partner artisans belong to collectives in the region that provide basic services and development solutions to enable self-sufficiency, including healthcare and education. Literacy rates and income opportunities are quite limited in the area, so woodcraft production is vital for community livelihoods. Most woodcraft artisans are men and some women work in finishing and production assembly. Our main focus for their continued development is sustainable income generation, skills development and raw material allocation.

Shipping & Returns

We want you to be completely satisfied with our products. However, if you are dissatisfied with our product for any reason, you may make a return within 15 days of receipt of item(s). Products must be returned in their original condition with product tag, and without retail price stickers. For returns related to damaged or defective items, MATR BOOMIE will incur shipping costs for domestic customers. Any shipping costs on returns made for other reasons will be at the expense of the customer. For quality issues arising after customer purchase and use, please contact us within 30 days of customer purchase or 60 days of your invoice. We will request a photo image of any damaged or defective items and can send replacements or issue a credit for the damages after review. To initiate a return or exchange, please call us at (512) 535-5228 or email sales@matrboomie.com. Please specify the reason for the return, invoice number, and whether you prefer replacements or credit to your account.

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