12.02.2016 - 16.02.2016 — Hall: 10.0 Stand: A 41B
ACTA DE HONDURAS:
CREATING WITH HONDURAN ARTISANS A UNIQUE STYLE OF CONTEMPORARY ARTISANRY AND FINE ART
ROOTED IN ANCIENT TRADITIONSThe company was founded in 2000 by the anthropologist Alessandra Foletti Castegnaro, as a private initiative of social entrepreneurship, after many years of work and collaboration with indigenous peoples in Central America, particularly Lenca women. The company creates jobs and incomes for more than 100 artisan families, 95% women.
ACTA DE HONDURAS VISION:
A CONTEMPORARY AND SOCIALLY CONSCIOUS LOOK ON ANCIENT TRADITIONS TO GENERATE BEAUTY, WELLNESS, CULTURAL AND SOCIAL CHANGES THROUGH ARTISAN WORK
ACTA de Honduras received the Honduran Presidential Export Award, Category of Innovation and Diversification, 2006 & 2013. The company leads in innovative design and sociocultural commitment. Through strategic alliances with artisans, ACTA designs, produces, promotes, sells and exports contemporary handmade crafts of high quality for a wide range of markets: home decor, jewelry, art galleries, gifts, tableware, fair-trade & Eco trade. The company has been improving the quality of life of the artisans and promoting Honduras crafts worldwide.
To organize and train artisans in entrepreneurship, production & marketing
To diversify & innovate artisan productions
To improve product quality & artisan working conditions
To build production and value chains, to add value to artisan products
To provide costum designs to the clients and fullfit specific requests
To promote & market the products inside and outside the country
To provide consulting services for programs promoting handicrafts
Lines of production:
1. Contemporary Handmade Lencan Pottery: vases, plates, tableware, tiles, animals, lamps, boxes, coasters,
2. Ethnic & contemporary handmade Jewelry of ceramic, recycled materials, horn, leather, wood, paper, pewter
3. Contemporary Wall Art & sculptures: Murals, frames, mirrors; totems, sculptures of ceramic, recyicled materials, wood, stone.
4. Lencan Candles
5. Lencan textiles & embroidery
6. Maize & handmade paper Art : flowers and stationary
7. Mayan Art & Jewelry: jade, obsidian, stone, bone, ceramic.
8. One of a kind fine Art : unique Art Pieces signed by the artist.: ACTA DE HONDURAS invites designers and artists to create unique Art objects inspired in the artisan traditions, made in collaboration with the artisans:
A. Business activities:
1. Design, custom design, production, promotion, marketing, distribution, retail sales, wholesale of handicrafts, fine arts and Art objects
2. Worldwide export of handicrafts, fine crafts and Art objects for Home décor, Art Galleries, Gift shops, Museum Shops, Fair-trade nets, internet sales companies.
3. Organization of exhibits, events, happenings, workshops, sales for handicrafts & fine arts. Participation at International Fairs and Business conferences.
4. Building, marketing and selling of cultural & ecotourism tours related with indigenous artisans & rural entrepreneurs: coffee, cacao producers, etc.
5. Design of catalogues, brochures, web pages for artisans.
B. Consulting activities:
1. Consulting, expertise and Management of projects for artisans and indigenous people aimed towards: social improvements, cultural identity strengthening, training and education, entrepreneurship, skills development, innovation and diversification of handicrafts and cultural products, design and production, quality control, promotion, new markets research, marketing, retail, wholesale and export, packaging.
2. Investigation, studies and diagnostics about indigenous people, cultural themes and artisan productions.
2.1 production of handmade ceramic Jewellery, handmade ceramic home decor accessories. handmade ceramic accessories, handmade jewellery with recycled materials, handmade ceramic jewellery with pewter, ethnic contemporary home decor accessories, ethnic handmade jewellery, seasonal accessories for Christmas: flowers, angels, nativities with seeds and corn leaves, ethnic ceramic home decor accessories.
Springcollection: beautiful ceramic Bottles. Pastels colors. Height between 12 and 40 cm,...
Beautiful collection of ceramic pots with craqueled finish, Avalaible in cream white, earth colors...
Contemporary jewerly handmade with ceramic beads HANDMADE CERAMIC JEWELLERY with recycled...
Flowers of all kind and sizes, angels, napkinsholders, Nativities made with corn leaves, seds,...