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Pusô keychains from Polycrafts

By on June 8, 2014

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I’ve tried making pusô once and suffice to say that my creations were palatable but were aesthetically wanting.

I said to myself that I’d gladly buy one than master the process of weaving strands of young coconut fronds into the pusô’s iconic heart shape. They are dirt cheap anyway, especially in Cebu where you can almost always bump into these heavenly morsels at your neighborhood karenderya or this lechon place or that crowded pungko-pungko.

I am also glad to find out that Cebu’s much-loved pusô is now a keychain thanks to PolyCrafts. These are perfect for pasalubongs – affordable like their actual counterparts and intricately woven from discarded polypropylene (PP) straps. Aside from being an environment-friendly enterprise, PolyCrafts also support women from GK villages who transform the scrap plastic into pusô keychains and other beautiful crafts.

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You see, I was looking for these pusô keychains to give to my friends in Iligan. I knew that such keychains existed but I just couldn’t find where to buy them.

My default option would have been a few boxes of doughnuts or packs of dried mangoes. Thankfully, a friend tipped me about PolyCrafts and after exchanging a few FB messages with one of its young owners, my pasalubong dilemma has been taken cared of.

PolyCrafts
https://www.facebook.com/polycraftscebu
polycraftscebu@gmail.com
+63 922 8320571

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Brennan Mercado
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Brennan is an electronics engineer by profession. From time to time, he gets to travel beyond his office cubicle, try new restaurants or catch up with his terribly long list of unread books. He likes museums, spicy food and talking with habal-habal drivers. For now, he's still deciding on whether to play Pokémon GO or not.

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