Alibangbang Leaf Mini Table Lamp
Great for birthday or housewarming gifts. See our gift guide for more ideas.
Artfully Design, Sustainably Crafted:
The artisans responsible for crafting illuminated leaf patterns from tropical tree leaves have created a few incredible designs, not the least of which are these butterfly inspired patterns. In all, there are three presentations depending on the color chosen, any of which are intriguing additions to an intimate dinner setting or night-time read in the den.
The amazing lamp shade material is refined through a process of drying and fossilizing alibangbang leaves that lasts more than four months and sees about 20% of the leaves survive the ordeal. Alibangbang leaves are thoroughly dried throughout most of that period, then hand rubbed to remove the chlorophyll, leaving only the leaf's skeletal form. This form is stained with organic dye, carefully placed on a heat resistant backing, and then hand trimmed before receiving a coat of sealant to maintain integrity.
All of this beauty is attached to a powder-coated wrought iron frame, ensuring that the entire presentation remains rigid and stable as any formidable decorative article should.
Eangee supports comprehensive fair trade practices that include following up with the artisans who make these products to ensure they receive decent wages, education, health care, and good housing.
Eangee supports sustainable materials in every product, including hand-treated cocoa leaves, abaca rope, nito vine, durian fruit fiber, and found wood.
Dimensions: 7" width, 7" depth, 8" height
Shade: Fossilized Alibangbang Leaves, Abaca Stitching
Frame: Wrought Iron, Powder-Coated
1 bulb, preferably candelabra (compact fluorescent recommended); for incandescent bulbs, Eangee suggests 40 watts is the maximum output to use
• Burgundy, • Green • Multi-Color • Orange • Natural • Pink • Purple • Red • Sea Blue • Yellow
These products are made in the Philippines by artisans who are responsible for their original design and subsequent refinement. Every piece represents their own industrious creativity.
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