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Koala Felt Holiday Ornament - Silk Road Bazaar (O)


Women in Kyrgyzstan made this ornament by hand from felt. With a loop for hanging and a baby koala, the ornament measures 5 inches tall.

Meet the Artisans

The Silk Road Bazaar

Silk Road Bazaar is a wholesale representative of marginalized artist groups located in Kyrgyzstan and throughout Central Asia. They connect with artists who are far from the capitals, who have limited market access, or who do not possess modern marketable skills but have carried on traditional craft culture.

Following the proverb, ‘the best way to know a man is to walk a thousand miles in his shoes,’ Silk Road believes that to know who we are working with and to understand their lives, we ourselves need to live like and with them. They live amongst their artist groups for an extended period of time, and during that time they help them become self-sustainable by developing their designs, management techniques, quality control and computer skills.

All designs and collaborations are original works of Central Asian artists and Silk Road Bazaar.


Orders will be shipped within 48 hours of placement unless specifically stated. Orders are shipped Monday through Friday. The warehouse is closed on holidays and weekends. Orders placed on weekends and holidays are processed the next opened business day. Orders are typically delivered within 2 weeks. Please consult tracking numbers for up to date information.

We offer Priority Mail for US and International orders. Please note international orders may get charged Duty and Taxes by your the country of destination. You are solely responsible for any duty or taxes.

Returns - The Village Country Store

There is a 15% Restocking Fee on all orders! This is the manufacturers policy upon which we must all abide. No exceptions.

Our policy lasts 14 days. Within 14 days of purchase you can return your goods, no questions asked.  If 14 days have gone by since your purchase, unfortunately we can’t offer you a refund or exchange.

General Returns

To be eligible for a return, Items must be unopened, unused, be in the same condition that you received it, unlaundered, in their original packaging with law required tags still attached, in a resell-able condition, and if sold in sets, must be returned in sets. THE RA NUMBER MUST BE MARKED ON THE OUTSIDE OF THE PACKAGE, or package will not be received.

Please contact us for a return authorization number (RMA) and shipping instructions.  Please include the paperwork you received with your order or a print out of your email confirmation to enable us to process your return.

If you are shipping an item over $75, you should consider using a trackable shipping service or purchasing shipping insurance.

Damaged Goods
Please notify us by email - we will determine if we need the item returned. A replacement will be set.

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Customer Reviews

Based on 19 reviews
Adorable little yurt

Just like the one I stayed at in Kyrgyzstan! Good quality, fast shipping. Happy to support fair trade. You won’t be sorry - just buy it!

Thank you Colleen for your 5 Star Review! We love our hand felted wool ornaments! Thank you for joining the fair trade movement! - Michele/Shopkeeper
Amazing customer service

Not only did I love the Kangaroo Christmas ornament that I ordered I can’t say enough about the wonderful customer service that I received. I will definitely order from The Village Country Store again.

WOW Kathy! What an amazing Five Star Review of our handmade Kangaroo Christmas ornament!!! AND thank you so much from the bottom of my heart to share your experience WITH our store's customer service! Which is 'me'! :) Thank you!!!  I need my customers and your review is so incredibly helpful! I love the felted wool ornaments too! They are so well made, cute and awesome!  If there is anything I can do for you, drop me a line, - I am always here. Thank you for being a part of the fair trade movement! - I hope I see you again! - Michele/Shopkeeper
My son loves his dragon!!

As soon as my 7-year-old son spotted this felt dragon as I was browsing through The Village Country Store, he wanted it and immediately starting doing chores to save up his money! He is so excited with his new dragon and keeps showing it off to everyone and "flying" it around the house. The ornament is beautifully made and easily converts to a toy! Thank you so much to The Village Country Store for making my son's day!!!

Thank you so much LeeAnne for your wonderful FIVE STAR review! What a fantastic picture you posted of your son and his new flying dragon! Thank you so much for all you do for the fair trade community LeeAnne! You are such an inspiration to others! Thank you for joining the fair trade movement! Folks, LeeAnne is the lone sole creator of ( a huge directory of sustainable shops) ...if you are looking for other ethical shops who are helping to change the planet with fairtrade ethical purchase and where your dollar counts towards alleviating poverty world wide, please take a moment to browse her extensive directory. Thank you LeeAnne! I am most grateful for all you do! So happy for your continuued patronage and I am delighted that your son loves his new dragon! ♥♥ - Michele/Shopkeeper

So adorable

Hummingbirds are special to me, and I was so happy to add this quality ornament to my wool collection of animals. Very pleased.

Thank you so much Willow for your Five Star Review of your felt wool Hummingbird ornament. The hummingbirds have amazing detail and we are so happy that you are well pleased. I hope to see you again soon! Thank you! - Michele Adams/Shopkeeper

I LOVE IT! It is so cute and beautiful and different…you're not going to find this at Target. Its smart too…the little Yurt doubles as the storage for all the pieces to pack away till next Christmas.

Thank you Coleen for your thoughtful 5 Star Review of the Felt Yurt Nativity Set! We think it is smart too with it's handy storage of tucking the figures inside the Yurt when not in use! Merry Christmas to You and Yours and Thank You so much for shopping with us! Hope to see you again soon! - Michele Adams/Shopkeeper