Tagua Nut


Tagua nut, also known as ivory nut or vegetable ivory, is the seed of the Phytelephas Aequatorilis  palm, which grows in the humid tropical forests of the Pacific region, especially in  Ecuador . The tagua nut or vegetal ivory is a seed of a palm that grows in the humid tropical forests of the Pacific [...]

Tagua Nut2022-06-25T17:25:56-05:00

Cosmetics use plastics and pollute


The soap with which you wash your face, the detergent with which you wash your clothes or your toothpaste are also a danger to the environment. By using these products, the plastic microparticles that compose them end up in the oceans and pollute them as much as any bottle, tetrabrick or plastic bag. Every time [...]

Cosmetics use plastics and pollute2024-05-01T18:26:03-05:00

Environmentally friendly alternatives to microplastics for cosmetics


One of the main environmental problems is the presence of microplastics from cosmetic products in natural environments such as marine. The German institute Fraunhofer investigates new alternatives to microplastics, environmentally friendly, for this type of applications. 01/15/2018 Despite their environmental impact, microplastics are still used in personal care and cosmetic products. In this sense, tiny [...]

Environmentally friendly alternatives to microplastics for cosmetics2019-11-06T23:21:32-05:00



Direct from the Amazon Rain Forest each Tagua Nut is approximately 1.5"x 1.5" and the shape varies. Tagua Nuts are often called Vegetable Ivory due to the similarities to standard ivory and used by artisans and wood carvers to create anything from jewelry to chess pieces to buttons.

TAGUA NUT 象牙果2018-01-02T21:02:16-05:00



#Tagua, also known as vegetable ivory because of its color and hardness, is the seed of the Phitelephas Aequatorialis palm tree present in the Amazon and subtropical forests of Latin America. The pieces of Amazonaviva are unique, as only is each seed. The jewels are pieces are exclusive, each one different as different are the [...]




Tagua nut is a unique vegetable. Growing wild in the primary forest of Ecuador, the nuts of this palm tree form in large clusters and hang like a coconut. These groups then fall to the ground or are cut from the tree. Each group contains many labels that are of different sizes. EXTRA LARGE, LARGE, [...]

XL, L, M, S, DRIED TAGUA NUTS2022-06-25T18:12:59-05:00
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