Recycled Metal Whale Dangle

£7.50

This beautiful, Fairtrade whale dangle makes the perfect Chimney Sheep® accessory, adding a touch of quirkiness to your fireplace.

Made of recycled tin and scrap metal in Mexico, each little whale is completely unique. Its different colours and patterns are formed by a combination of different gases and melted copper and brass. The eye-catching iridescent blues and greens are created in a secret technique known only by their makers.

Dimensions: 15cm x 10cm

23 in stock (can be backordered)

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Why is it useful to attach a dangle to a Chimney Sheep®?

Although each of our Chimney Sheep® comes with a safety tag attached to the handle, a dangle will add an extra bit of ‘wow’ to your fireplace.

They also act as an extra reminder that there is a draught excluder in your chimney. This is really important because although Chimney Sheep® are fire retardant (and will give off a rather poignant scent to alert you if it is accidentally lit) if you wish to light your fire, you must ALWAYS remove your Chimney Sheep®.

The person who lights the fire, will not necessarily be the same person that inserted the Chimney Sheep® draught excluder, so a visible dangle acts as a great reminder that there is a Chimney Sheep®  and will eliminate any risk of your sheep getting a little hot and bothered!

 

How do I attach this to my Chimney Sheep®?

To add it to your Chimney Sheep®, undo the chain on the safety dangle that says ‘don’t ewe forget about me’ (all our Chimney Sheep® come with these), thread it through the small hanging loop at the back of the dangle and re-fix it onto the Chimney Sheep® handle.

 

Where is this dangle made?

Our unique, iridescent whale dangles have been made by a group of talented craftsmen and women in Mexico who produce quality metal crafts and gifts using recycled tin and scrap metal. It isn’t just whales we sell either, we also have frogs, geckos, hummingbirds, and elephants which are all made in the same way!

We source them from a company called Tumia who has been working with communities in Latin America since 1978. The company was a pioneer in Fairtrade practices, creating an organisation that was a viable business that aimed to help address poverty.