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Wood sculpture, 'Chichicastenango Guardian Angel' - Hand Crafted Wood Religious Sculpture from Guatemala Curate

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Hand Crafted Wood Religious Sculpture from Guatemala, "Chichicastenango Angel"

"This guardian angel is my way of sharing with you my belief that the Lord... more

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"This guardian angel is my way of sharing with you my belief that the Lord Creator never abandons us. He is with us even in the worst of times," believes Jorge Canil. He carves the pinewood sculpture by hand and paints her terracotta-hue robe with florid details. The angel's white wings are detachable. Features protective felt on the bottom.

  • 0.85 kgs
  • 1.9 lbs
  • 38.1 cm H x 19 cm W x 15 cm D
  • 15" H x 7.5" W x 6" D

  • Pinewood
  • Some assembly required
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Free Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Premium Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Made in Guatemala.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Central America
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Jose suffers from a rare facial nerve paralysis and is currently treating the condition with physical therapy.

Jose is a very talented wood carver. He first learned when he was just ten years old from his father. This art has been passed down for generations and Jose plans to continue the tradition and teach his son how to carve.

Jose Canil Ramos has received 7 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $250 and the most recent for $2100. Proceeds were used to invest in wood, saws, paints, and sandpaper for production.

Jose's work helps generate employment opportunities for those in his community. With the sales from NOVICA, he can employ other artisans and help change the lives of his workers.

Jose hires several people in his community which provides them with a stable income for supporting their families.

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"Breathtaking Beautiful Angel"

I ordered this angel to be my parents 50th wedding anniversary gift. Its a handmade, beautifully rustic and just what they need in their home as protection as they get older. Delivered in a wonderful secure packaging and was gift wrapped which was a plus. Very happy with my unique sculpture and so happy to see this guardian Angel every time I visit my folks. Makes a wonderful gift for family and friends. A true work of art!

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Gift Occasion:
  • This was a gift for: Mother
  • Occasion: anniversary

14 Testimonials for Jose Canil Ramos


Worcester, England

I love ""Paxot Holy Family"" for the beauty of the painting of the figures. It is a centrepiece at Christmas.


state college pa usa

I adore my St. Francis Statue. I have it displayed in my work office and several people have commented on it. One way to gently share faith. Thank you.