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Copper and Bronze Spiral Motif Decorative Vase from Peru, "Ancient Spirals"

Drawing inspiration from ancient Inca designs, Peruvian artisan Angel Franco... more

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Drawing inspiration from ancient Inca designs, Peruvian artisan Angel Franco designs a charming decorative vase from the Andean highlands. He works with his family, crafting the vase by hand of copper and bronze. It features a graceful shape, decorated with geometric spiral patterns over a body of antiqued green.

  • 0.56 kgs
  • 1.2 lbs
  • 23 cm H x 19 cm Diam.
  • 9" H x 7.5" 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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"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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