Tagua is one of the most beautiful and versatile of seeds on the planet. It is an eco-friendly product and sustainable material. It is cherished by animal lovers who seek alternatives to animal products such as elephant ivory and bone. It had been used by indigenous cultures of South America for thousands of years and is even said to give powers of attraction and fertility. Because of its smooth, white, and hard qualities it is often referred to as vegetable ivory and and excellent alternative to elephant ivory. It can easily be dyed and cut or carved to create stunning and unique sculptures, beeds, slices, buttons and more.
Tagua is an integral part of the local eco-system in Columbia and Ecuador offering an invaluable source of income to the people living in these forests. Arte Amazonia is excited
to bring you these new environmentally friendly and colorful designs! Help support the rainforest with your purchase.