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Wood sculpture, 'Angel of Gratitude' - Hand Painted Angel Wood Sculpture Curate

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Hand Painted Angel Wood Sculpture, "Angel of Gratitude"

"One of the customs we have inherited from our Maya ancestors is to give... more

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"One of the customs we have inherited from our Maya ancestors is to give thanks to Ajaw or God every morning when we wake up and before we eat. We do it by crossing our hands over our heart and bowing, and we also use this gesture to greet our elders," says Jose Canil Ramos as he explains his inspiration. "That's how I came up with the idea of crafting a kneeling angel expressing gratitude the same way we do." Canil carves the sculpture from local pinewood and paints it with vivid detail.

  • 1.34 kgs
  • 2.9 lbs
  • 29 cm H x 16 cm W x 20 cm D
  • 11.5" H x 6.25" W x 7.75" D

  • Pinewood
  • 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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12/16/2016

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"Amazing"

The sculpture is amazing. Beautifly crafted with wonderful colors.

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09/28/2017

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"Angel"

I am a huge fan of ALL of Jose Canil Ramos's work, I have a huge collection of his art!

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10/24/2017

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"Angel of Gratitude"

I was so impressed by the carving of this wonderful piece. It goes so well with the other carving of the Virgin of Guadalupe by Jose Canil Ramos. It looks 100% better in person than in the photo.

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01/10/2018

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"Guatemalan Wife Loves It!"

I have bought my wife multiple pieces from this artisan who hails from her home country. She loves the cultural authenticity and I love the handcrafted uniqueness. Great value!

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"angel of gratitude"

excellent product!

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14 Testimonials for Jose Canil Ramos

David

Worcester, England

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

steve

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.

Andrea

 
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