Capiz shells grow like weed in shallow sea beds making it easy for fishing families in Java to collect them. By making the most of the limited materials they have access to, artisans are able to diversify their income and generate revenue for community improvements.
About the artisans: The Balinese artisans employed by the creation of these products receive a fair living wage and have good working conditions, and are planet conscious too. The Bali workshop employees who handcraft these products all have health insurance & pension plans & Friday afternoon sports.
The purchase of this product also supports sustainable education, re-forestation, organic farming, community empowerment projects, and contributes to Greenpeace and Doctors Without Borders.