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Peruvian Artisan Crafted Copper and Bronze Decorative Vase, "Andean Glory"

Artisan Angel Franco's commitment to showcasing the culture of ancient Peruvian... more

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Artisan Angel Franco's commitment to showcasing the culture of ancient Peruvian societies inspires him to adorn his creations with symbols which evoke those used by pre-Hispanic peoples. Here he presents an expertly crafted copper and bronze decorative vase with an embossed copper-colored geometric fret pattern on its sides. Shaped like a sphere, the body of the vase has a green background color produced by the process of oxidizing the copper material. The vase's flared lip is a golden tone and the ornamental vessel has an oxidized green and gold foot.

  • 0.26 kgs
  • 0.6 lbs
  • 16 cm H x 12 cm Diam.
  • 6.25" H x 4.7" Diam.

  • Copper, bronze
  • Not watertight
  • For decorative use only
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Features an aged antique finish
  • Free Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Premium Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Made in Peru.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Andes
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Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

"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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