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Elephant Mobile

Elephant Mobile

$35.00 $15.00

This stunning, handmade Saa paper mobile is made using ancient paper-making techniques handed down from generation to generation by village people in Northern Thailand.

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This stunning, handmade Saa paper mobile is made using ancient paper-making techniques handed down from generation to generation by village people in Northern Thailand. With tiny bells that hang from the ends of each string of elephants, they are ideal for brightening any room, especially hanging above the cot or change table.

The basic raw material used to make these mobiles is the pulp obtained from the bark of the mulberry tree in an environmentally, non-destructive operation so the trees can be harvested every season. The bark is ground and cooked in vats to release the lignin, the substance that glues the wood fibres together. It is then placed on a bamboo frame with a cotton screen and dried in the sun. The layers are then stripped from the screen and glued together and dyed. Beautiful, colourful paper is then used to create the mobiles.

100% natural product used.