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Wood statuette, 'Suri Alpaca' - Brown Hand Carved Wood Alpaca Statuette with Bronze Accents Curate

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Brown Hand Carved Wood Alpaca Statuette with Bronze Accents, "Suri Alpaca"

Peruvian artisan Angel Franco hand carves this attractive statuette out of cedar... more

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Peruvian artisan Angel Franco hand carves this attractive statuette out of cedar wood of a Suri alpaca, distinguished by the long, twisted locks of the breed's wool. Painted a dark brown, the statuette has many lovely details, including hand carved texture for the alpaca's wool, a colorful blanket on its back, and bronze and copper accents for its eyes, collar and bell, and ankle cuffs.

  • 0.51 kgs
  • 1.1 lbs
  • Statuette: 20 cm H x 13 cm W x 6 cm D
  • Statuette: 7.75" H x 5" W x 2.4" D
  • Base: 1.5 cm H x 13.5 cm W x 13.5 cm D
  • Base: 0.6" H x 5.25" W x 5.25" D

  • Cedar wood, copper, bronze, 100% acrylic blanket, polyester cord
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Free Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Premium Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Made in Peru.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Andes
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"Metal work has been part of Peruvian culture since before the Incas. It is an inheritance that my father taught me and I have taught my children. In our workshop, we make many replicas of Inca and traditional Peruvian art. We use brass, copper and silver like our ancestors did. This keeps our culture alive."

Angel still supports most of his family. He provides for his own wife and the wife of his eldest son. He pays for the education of his children. His Novica sales enable him to do so, providing a steady source of income for the family.

Angel Franco has received 5 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $600 and the most recent for $2000. Proceeds were used to invest in a bulk purchase of bronze and copper for his metalwork.

Angel has four children. His eldest son is unable to pay for the education of his two daughters. Angel provides for his granddaughters' education.

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4 Testimonials for Angel Franco

Angel's craftsmanship is astounding; I will have to purchase from him again!

Patric

Bello, Bellissimo my Luky Tumy looks great on my wall. The quality is excellent. Complimenti Angel Patric Lusenti

Sarah

Portland, Oregon

 
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