Hand made wooden Belted Kingfisher bird, entirely hand crafted, from delicate carving to detailed painting, and gentle finishing with wax polish. Designed in Canada by Aviologie. Fairly traded using fully sustainable softwood and non-toxic paints.
Anna & David create unique birds derived from a meeting between indigenous folk art and western aesthetics. From home on Vancouver Island, surrounded by the sea, mountains and and abundance of birds, they have much to inspire them and offer designs that bring simple yet refined examples of natures greatest inspiration.
They have been working closely with the same three families of carvers for over 7 years, drawing on the villages centuries old techniques to realize beautiful products.
Using Albesia and Coffee wood, these fast growing timbers come from sustainable farming practices for continued harvest and regrowth.