The vibrant flower theme inherent in this Childs Book Shelf with Flower Design is so pretty! Beautifully hand carved from monkey pod wood by skilled artisans in Thailand, it is meticulously hand painted and then finished with a natural wax. And if the floral look is a hit with your little one then why not add to their collection with our coordinating stools and chairs!
The unit has carved sides in the shape 3 flowers before being finished in a mixture of bright and vibrant colours bringing the design to life. There are three shelves, each with slatted backs to prevent items falling off the rear. The top shelf has an ornate edging at the rear adding to the elegant design. The unpainted wood has been finished in a natural brown wax to highlight the grain.
- Ethically sourced fair trade wooden shelf unit
- Due to the handcrafted nature of this item, sizes are to be used as a guide only and colours may vary from the photograph shown
- Coordinating children’s stools and chairs available
Delivery – via Pallet Delivery Service
About Monkeypod wood
This is a tree with a 2-4 ft. diameter and a trunk of up to 70 ft. Derived from Costa Rica or the South Pacific, Monkeypod is an excellent choice for furniture and turned articles such as this Childs Book Shelf with Flower Design.
The woods offer natural density, which helps to combat staining. Both types of wood are hardwoods that have a resinous texture. A little cleaning care will make this item last for many years. so that this Childs Book Shelf with Flower Design can be passed down from generation to generation as a family heirloom.
WHAT IS FAIRTRADE
The international Fairtrade system represents the world’s largest, and also most recognised fair-trade system. This is a global movement with a strong and active presence in the UK. Fairtrade is a movement for change that works directly with businesses, consumers and campaigners.
Fairtrade is about better prices, but also decent working conditions, local sustainability, and fair terms of trade for farmers and workers in the developing world. Workers who make items such as this Childs Book Shelf with Flower Design.
By requiring companies to pay sustainable prices for items such as for this Childs Book Shelf with Flower Design (which must never fall lower than the market price), Fairtrade looks at the injustices of conventional trade, which traditionally discriminates against the poorest, weakest producers. It enables them to improve their position and have more control over their lives.
With Fairtrade you have the power to change the world every day. With simple shopping choices you can get farmers a better deal. And that means they can make their own decisions, control their future and lead the dignified life everyone deserves. There are over 1.66 million farmers and workers in 1,411 producer organisations across the Fairtrade system. Buying Fairtrade is easy. There are over 6,000 Fairtrade products such as coffee, tea, flowers and furniture.