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TAGUA NUT - "VEGETABLE IVORY"

SAVE AN ELEPHANT

picture of taqua nuts (beads)

Deep in the Amazon Rainforest grows a special tree called the Tagua, or Ivory Palm.  When this palm tree is 35-40 years old it will produce a Tagua nut which has been used to make buttons, jewelry, piano keys, wind instrument parts and much more.

Enjoy this Tagua product knowing that its purchase supports the employment of nearly 35,000 indigenous people.  The income received from Tagua crops is a strong incentive to maintain the trees.  This helps stabilize the Rainforest and, ultimately, World environments.

A palms harvest
EQUALS
Ivory from one female elephant

taquanut necklace with elephant charm


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