This colorful Quinua ceramic Noah's Ark piece would be a lovely accent in any child's room. Measures: 4"H x4"W.
are human creations where the advancement of its technology, conception and
decoration is determined solely by its maker. Although fragile when stricken,
ceramic is a durable good. Ancient illiterate cultures are studied through the
ceramic objects found at archeological sites not only in Peru but around the
globe. Quinua is a small Andean town and considered to be a potters' town, long
known for the production of ceramics. Unfortunately, the violence that
prevailed in the region during the 1980s relocated many of the craftsmen near
Lima, where they continue working on their craft.
About our Supplier:
Inter-American Trading is a small family owned importer and wholesaler
of folk art, musical instruments, jewelry and clothing from the Andean
Countries of Peru & Bolivia. We are dedicated to support indigenous people
through the private enterprise system & buy directly from the artesanos who
produce our products. All our merchandise is produced in an environmentally
sound manner and is made from high quality natural materials by native
artisans. We donate a percentage of our gross to support the children of Villa
Maria del Triunfo in Lima, Peru. Through your orders you are helping the children of this poor community.