Did you know?
- Tagua has been used for manufacturing buttons from the second half of the nineteenth century, ie 1850.
- For over 50 years was marketed in Europe and around the world exclusively by the famous “Tagua German House,” which had local ports on the coast of Ecuador: Manglaralto, Puerto López, Puerto Cayo, Manta, Bahia de Caraquez Cojimíes, Muisneand Bourbon.
- We have to wait about fifteen years for the tagua palm to deliver its first fruits.
- The tagua was used 200 years earlier for developing religious figures, pipes,chess sets.
- The tagua replaces couture items such as buttons, handles, sticks, etc.. Used by leading persones from the entertainment world.
- The tagua beads have become one of the most urgent needs of the designers of jewelry in Europe.
- The tagua beads designs are claimed by celebrities.
- The majority of companies working with tagua are Family owned companies.
- Ecuador is the first country in the world exporting tagua with 90%. 10% it is Brazil.
- The main companies of Tagua of Ecuador are located in the province of Manabi. Same province where EcuadorianHands Tagua Beads shop is at.
- Tagua saves elephants and protect the rain forest. Link to us if you want to saves elephants and protect the rain forest.
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