This unique fair-trade ornament represents the capybara - the largest rodent in the world. This classic water loving mammal of the Amazon will look great hanging on your Christmas tree, rear-view mirror or adding a colorful touch to another part of your home. This ornament was carved by hand from balsa wood by a native Amazon artisan. The sale of these ornaments supports forest conservation and helps meet local needs in traditional communities in Peru. Each ornament comes with a tag listing the name and home of the artisan who made it and the plants used to make it.