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Eagerly awaits ...
... Linus from the Peanuts the Great Pumpkin. On Halloween night, he wakes up in the pumpkin patch, eagerly anticipating the appearance of the revered Great Pumpkin, who will bring him gifts. So Linus hopes and waits all night long - if only he had known our Great Pumpkin! Felt by hand from pure New Zealand virgin wool and dimensionally stable filled with virgin wool, our pumpkin brings no gifts, but is far more reliable than any cult figure and more durable than any natural pumpkin: this great pumpkin will not spoil even over several seasons, but faithfully in the natural glowing pumpkin orange fulfill its role as an autumnal eye-catcher in the hallway or entrance area of your home.
A Fair Collaboration. Gry & Sif
During her backpacking tour through Nepal, the Dane Gry Staunstrup got to know the astonishing openness and warmth of the country’s inhabitants, and their craftsmanship bedazzled her. She was able to observe in detail how adeptly and skilfully Nepalese women felted wool into a wide variety of objects. Staunstrup felt it was time to make something good out of the untapped potential, and an idea was born: to combine Nepalese handicrafts with Danish design. And the idea was immediately followed by action.
The company Gry & Sif started producing a variety of products made of wool felt in Nepal in 2000. The designs created by Gry Staunstrup are as remarkable as they are understated and, characteristic of Danish design, at the same time fresh and merry. Nepalese women turn them into products employing traditional handicrafts. Fair Trade certified by now, Gry & Sif stands for fair wages and working conditions, environmentally conscious production and transparency. The company exclusively sources pure new wool from New Zealand sheep for the felting; each of the resulting products is handmade and unique.
This product is an example of genuine handicraft; therefore, minor deviations in size and colour may occur.
Article Number 209069
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