Copper and Bronze Antiqued Decorative Vase from Peru, "History of Warriors"
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A curvy form in oxidized bronze hosts bronze accents that depict ancient Chavin iconography. Based around Peru's coastline, the ancient Chavin celebrated warriors, evident in this decorative vase by Ana Maria Enciso. She adds figurines as the handles with pictographs around the neck of the vase.
Ana Maria Enciso has received 7 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $850 and the most recent for $600. Proceeds were used to buy copper and bronze to continue crafting her designs.
This artist uses traditional techniques handed down through the generations and/or creates culturally significant items, helping keep these traditions alive.
The Women's Empowerment badge is awarded to female artisans or artisan groups that are led by women.
Every purchase from this artist has a profound impact on their livelihood and income.
This artist is an elder master and continues to actively practice their craft.