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Pecan Pals (Set of 5 Natural Wood Toys)
( Noferin )
Height: 22.0000 inches
|About the wood we use:
Like all Noferin wooden pieces, Pecanpals are made from 100% sustainably harvested wood. They are made from rubber tree wood that would otherwise go to waste. Rubber trees are planted for their rubber, and after about 20 years, their rubber yields start to diminish. We use this beautiful wood, thus saving it from the fire pit.
No two Pecanpals look the same. They all have very unique markings due to the wood grain. Some are spotted, some have a marbled look, some are a mixture of the two.
About the artists:
Noferin is the collaboration of two parallel minds: that of Candy and Nicho.
Trained as a Graphic Designer - BDes (VisComm); BvisComm (First Class Hons) - Candy possesses an acute understanding of solid design principles. She brings these skills into her paintings; a medium that she finds to be more expressive and free.
Studying an Environmental Science degree, Nicho spends every spare moment developing the world of Noferin in a literary sense and through wooden sculpture.
Together, they delve into the whimsical world of Carrara Island and its inhabitants - meshing the fine art, design and literary worlds together in a complete and unique package.
"Our world is a living environment that grows everyday. At first, we were shaping and creating the boundaries of Carrara Island, but now the world is so vivid and real to us that our role has changed from creator to story-teller. We are the vessels for telling the stories of Carrara Island and the unique characters that call it home. Noferin wishes to take the audience on a journey of discovery that uncovers something new and quite magical with each chapter of this perpetual narrative."
About the characters:
Pecan is the oldest and wisest of the Pecanpals. He is a master storyteller, often spending entire afternoons sitting under a tall palm tree, reading. He insists that all the knowledge you ever need to know is found in stories. Pecan likes to be aware of things that are happening on the island, making sure to visit each and every person on his daily rounds. 6.5 inches high.
Pandacake is a photographer and an expert one at that! Dedicated to her art, Pandacake enjoys diving to the core of her subject matter and exploring the most intricate of details. She loves taking part in an event, but finds the ruckus a bit much to handle at times. She enjoys collecting flowers and wishes to someday fly with the dragonflies. 4.5 inches high.
"Facts are what is needed. Cold hard facts!" Nothing describes Jac Jac better. It is what he lives by. Jac Jac enjoys reading, but he has no time for stories. He reads from complicated books larger than his head and prides himself with his ability to recite the periodic table backwards.5.5 inches high.
Fanelli is an innovative and extremely clever lady; able to find the solution to almost any problem, no matter how big or small it is. With twin boys under her care, Fanelli's oversized rattle acts as an extension of her emotions. A playful nature and thirst for adventure ensures that no two days are alike. 6.5 inches high.
Claudius is incredibly strong, with arms thicker than most tree trunks. Satisfied with the simple things in life, Claudius never asks for much. He is a kind-hearted old soul who enjoys counting ducks, swimming on the lake and spending warm summer afternoons stretched out on the grass practicing how to sleep. 5.5 inches high.
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