Wild Woolies are eco-friendly, free trade designs. Yes! It can be hung outside as well as inside, and yes, small birds like wren, chickadees, nuthatch and titmouse will go inside! Made of 100% naturally water repellant wool, so when it does get wet on the surface it dries out fairly quickly. Wool is also naturally dirt and mold resistant. Birds might pull at the wool to use in making their own nests. Hang one up and see what happens! Colors will fade in direct sun after a few months, but the body will keep its shape in even the hardest weather. Wild Woolies will last forever in a protected place such as a porch or inside where its highly decorative qualities are sure to bring a smile to everyone. Use Wild Woolies as a door greeter, a porch ornament, or even to enliven a kitchen, bath or bedroom! Made with other sustainably harvested materials including a hemp hanging cord and bamboo perch. Handmade by skilled artisans working in a fair trade production center in Kathmandu, Nepal.
Enjoy fun, festive and carefully hand-felted and knit holiday decorations using 100% natural wool. The mix of traditionally inspired and eclectic Wild Woolies designs are created exclusively by dZi’s design team in partnership with a fair trade production center based in Kathmandu, Nepal. Everything is done by hand which is reflected in the expressively warm and natural feeling of each product.
Many of the artisans who make Fair Trade Holiday products are women. Everyone is provided with a safe and healthy working environment, living wages and a range of benefits. Your Wild Woolies purchases help to support these artisans, their families and their communities as well as helping to preserve their traditional crafts.