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Eco-Friendly Upcycled Metal Spider Sculpture from Mexico, "Rustic Tarantula"

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Native to Mexico, the tarantula is protected by law, yet poachers often capture... more

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Native to Mexico, the tarantula is protected by law, yet poachers often capture the arachnids for illegal trade. Today, domestically-raised tarantulas are being nurtured in Jalisco to make illegal trafficking unprofitable. By Armando Ramirez, the large, hairy spider comes to life in recycled metal. Sheet metal scraps, a half sphere and galvanized wire all find a new life in this unique sculpture, while screws become the fangs.

The artisan does not give his sculptures a fine polished finish, therefore smudges and scratches may be present.

  • 0.44 kgs
  • 1.0 lbs
  • 5.2 cm H x 13.5 cm W x 15 cm D
  • 2" H x 5.25" W x 6" D

  • Upcycled metal
  • Features a rustic, rugged finish
  • Each work is unique. Recycled parts will vary from piece to piece based on availability.
  • Promotes recycling and reduces waste
  • Made in Mexico.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Mexicoicon info
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  • Free Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Premium Gift Wrap? Yes

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473

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11/15/2017

"Love it!"

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Very unique!

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05/04/2019

"A keepsake for sure"

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Very talented artist, my friends see it as they enter my living room and I have had many positive comments from them.

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04/08/2021

"fabulous piece"

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makes a great gift for anyone who likes metal sculpdecorabrure

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  • decorative
  • decorative, space filler

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04/08/2021

"so cute"

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just the perfect gift for a geek

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04/03/2021

"Beautiful and a nice small touch,"

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A nice gift for my girlfriend which she proudly displays.

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03/24/2021

"Bought for a very special man"

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I purchased this as a Valentines gift for my very special friend Barry. He is an avid fisherman who lives in Alaska so there is no shortage of fish stories! I was so excited to gift this to such an amazing kind man. Im getting him the bulldozer next as he is a dozer hand in his profession.

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Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

This artist is currently confronting a major life challenge.

Armando Ramirez has received 3 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $3500 and the most recent for $4000. Proceeds were used to buy materials and also a machine for soldering his metal art.

Armando has received 1st place from the regional contest of the Jaliscience Institute of Crafts for his sculptures.

Every purchase from this artist has a profound impact on their livelihood and income.

This artist has dramatically improved their livelihood by working with NOVICA.

Armando's income helps pay for the education of his two daughters.

This Product is awarded the Earth Friendly badge because it uses recycled or sustainable materials or techniques.

 
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