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  1. Handmade Beauty

    Handmade gourd carving

    Behind every handcrafted gift, there is a story. These gifts offer windows into the lives of the talented artists who have poured their love and time into creating something truly unique. Their crafts offer intrinsic value that goes far beyond what our eyes can see, which is why we love our products so much. And we know you will, too!

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  2. Creating a Ceramic Confetti Goat

    ceramic ornament process

    Watch as artisans in Peru draw, clean, paint and carve gourd ornaments for Lucuma Designs.

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  3. Benjamin Pizarro, Alabaster Artist

    alabaster artist

    Benjamin has been considered a professional sculptor since age 14 and has since blossomed into an internationally-known alabaster stone carver. His works range from small crafts to grand religious and nature-themed statues.

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  4. It’s Only Fair to Care for our Mother Earth

    one percent for the planet

    Lucuma Designs is now a proud member of the 1% for the Planet network. This means that for every $1 of our handmade gifts you buy for your store, we will donate a minimum of 1% to non-profits helping the environment.

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  5. Costa Rica Travel Log

    organic cotton finger puppets

    Follow along with Don and Alessandra's trip to visit with the Boruca Mask artists in Costa Rica. Come back fo updates throughout the journey.

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  6. Ceramic Confetti Ornament - See it from start to finish

    ceramic goat video

    Watch as artisans in Peru draw, clean, paint and carve gourd ornaments for Lucuma Designs.

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  7. It’s Only Fair to Care for our Mother Earth

    one percent for the planet

    Lucuma Designs is now a proud member of the 1% for the Planet network. This means that for every $1 of our handmade gifts you buy for your store, we will donate a minimum of 1% to non-profits helping the environment.

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  8. Making Lucuma’s Birdie Gourds

    Birdie Gourd video

    Watch as artisans in Peru draw, clean, paint and carve gourd ornaments for Lucuma Designs.

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  9. Meet Edwin and our Brand New Confetti Ceramic Ornaments

    Edwin Huasacca Condori

    Edwin was born in the town of Quinua in Ayacucho, Peru where ceramics are a way of life. Learn more about Edwin, his process and our new ceramic ornaments.

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  10. Creating owl gourds

    Owl Gourd video

    Watch the process a gourd goes through to become an owl ornament.

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