Longevity and good fortune are symbolic for the cricket and it's your good fortune this happy cricket loves to sing. Just hold the cricket in your hand and use the large end of the mallet to stroke along the ridged sides to hear the lovely cricket song. Hand carved and painted in Viet Nam from sustainably managed Jackfruit, a fast growing hard wood, this fair trade treasure is the work of Mai Handicrafts. Most of their members are women and ethnic minorities working in remote mountain villages. With training and marketing support, many members are able to work at home or in small workshops, earning above average incomes and maintaining stronger communities. Mai's artisans focus on crafts from renewable resources such as recycled paper, bamboo and natural fibers. Recommended by Jiminy.
6.75 x 2 "