Coconut stick Star Ornament
The points of this star are made from coconut tree leaves. Coconut tree fronds are collected from the bottom branches of a coconut tree. The leaf is then trimmed to separate the sticks from the greens. Sticks are dried, cleaned then filed ready to be made into stars!
Handmade by Rural Women in Vanuatu
From Malampa Handicraft Centre
Using Coconut Tree
Artisans from the Malampa Handicraft Centre use the traditional skill of weaving to create new designs for Christmas Ornaments made from natural fibre and biodegradable.
The aim of the Malampa Handicraft Centre is to unite women, men and children, including people with disability from Malampa Province. The business was founded as a social enterprise to benefit the economic empowerment of women.
These handicrafts were brought to Australia via Engage All supporting Ethical, Sustainable, & Handmade in partnership with Pure Pod Fashion.