Silver Crescent Moon Candle Holder
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Add a twinkling warm glow to your home with this hand cut Silver Crescent Moon Candleholder!
Hand cut and crafted by artisans of Noah's Ark in Moradabad, India where traditional metalsmiths deal with the skyrocketing costs of metal, to devastating effect on the local economy and on the lives of the artisans. Noah's Ark continues its work training artisans to use alternative metals, source recycled materials, and to create innovative designs grounded in traditional methods. This hand cut design of a crescent moon with carefully cut raindrops and flower petals casts dancing lights onto the walls near it. Set atop a white enameled cloud base and designed for easily changing out the tea light candle within it.
Meet the Makers:
Noah's Ark International Exports is a fair trade handicraft marketing organization in Moradabad, India. Noah's Ark provides benefits such as education and medical treatment for artisans and their families. As artisan businesses become more self-sufficient, Noah's Ark takes on new families. Since the company's inception, about 20 artisan workshops have become independent.Noah's Ark started in 1986, in one room of a family house in Moradabad. Businessman Samuel Masih observed that exporters and middlemen were taking advantage of handicraft artisans. He started Noah's Ark to promote these artisans and their crafts.