Holiday Decor - Tree Skirts Stockings
Artisan Crafted Gifts and Decor From Around the WorldThese Holiday Decor - Tree Skirts Stockings - are available from Novica who in association with National Geographic bring a whole range of handcrafted items from small scale crafts workshops, often run by a single craft worker in the developing world.
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Applique Christmas stockings, 'Holy Night' (pair) (Peru)
Stars fill the night sky on the very first Christmas. Balvina Huaytalla depicts the nativity on a pair of handmade heirloom stockings. Each tiny figure is crafted in three dimensions and embroidered in the traditional art of arpilleria (patchwork).
Applique tree skirt, 'Happy Jungle' (Peru)
A colorful fantasy pictures the jungle filled with happy, smiling animals. There are monkeys playing on tree tops, swans and ducks gliding on blue waters, and elephants lifting their trunks in greeting. The cheerful composition is sewn and embroidere
Wool Christmas stocking, 'Tropical Holiday' (India)
By Rajesh Gehlot, this Christmas stocking evokes Christmas in the tropics with forest green and brown on lime green. He works in wool felt with applique motifs.
Wool Christmas tree skirt, 'Festivity' (India)
By Rajesh Gehlot, this Christmas tree skirt is colorful and contemporary. He works in wool felt, adding a hot pink border and buttons. Applique paisley motifs in pink, red and aqua come to life on the gray background.
Wool Christmas tree skirt, 'Reindeer Sleigh' (India)
By Rajesh Gehlot, this Christmas tree skirt is cheerful and modern. He works in wool felt to depict a sleigh drawn by reindeer through a pine forest. Applique motifs in green and brown come to life on the ivory background.