Cocoa Leaf Empire Lamp Shade

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$151.80

Sustainable Lamp Shades Handmade with Natural Materials:

Turn any lamp into an artfully illuminated focal point with one of Eangee's remarkable shades. Made from the leaves of the cocoa tree, these shades throw tinted color into your room with the help of natural, hand-dyed hues. All materials come from sustainable sources, each piece is entirely hand made, and production is held to comprehensive fair trade practices.

The amazing lamp shade material is refined through a process of drying and fossilizing cocoa leaves that lasts more than four months and sees about 20% of the leaves survive the ordeal. Cocoa 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.

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: 16" diameter, 12" height

Materials:

Shade: Fossilized Cocoa Leaves, Abaca Stitching

Illumination:

For use with 1 bulb at a suggested 40 watts maximum incandescent output, (compact fluorescent recommended)

Shade Colors:

• Green, • Natural

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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$151.80