June 30, 2012

Hand-Carved Peruvian Gourd Birdhouses

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Do something a little different with your backyard and provide bird housing at the same time. These hand-crafted Peruvian Gourd Birdhousesicon perpetuate the ancient art of Peruvian gourd carving. Because they are made from natural gourds, each one will have its own unique variations. From the birdhouse siteicon:

The art of gourd carving was developed in Peru over the course of 4,000 years. Artisans carefully scrape away the green outer layer, and dry them in the sun. They use sharp knives to score lines into the yellow surface, and use fire to shade their distinctive illustrations with browns and blacks.

Each birdhouse has a shaded, 1.25" diameter opening and three drainage holes. If it gets hot where you are, it might not be a bad idea to drill additional ventilation holes near the top. In two styles: Carved Owl or Owl in the Woods.

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