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Thai artisan Waraporn Khamsuk handcrafts this puzzle out of rain tree wood, modeling it after the Japanese puzzles called Kumiki or "to join wood together." When assembled, this fourteen-piece puzzle forms the shape of an elephant. The artisan ranks the difficulty of the puzzle as medium.
Waraporn has grown her passion for wooden puzzle games into a successful workshop. She employs a number of artisans and has expanded her range from puzzles to wooden tableware.
Through personal dedication and increased access to the global market that Novica provides, Waraporn has been able to increase her sales. The steady income from Novica sales has been instrumental in providing the stability that she needs to continue moving-up.
Waraporn is grateful to be able to help educate her brother. He recently began to study at the university.
The Women's Empowerment badge is awarded to female artisans or artisan groups that are led by women.
This artist shows a lot of talent or potential and is in their late teens or twenties.