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Handmade Copper and Bronze Decorative Vase from Peru, "Andean Crosses"

Peruvian artisan Angel Franco makes this stunning decorative vase using a... more

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Peruvian artisan Angel Franco makes this stunning decorative vase using a time-intensive metalworking technique involving oxidation. This vase was made in three pieces, neck, body and base, and are welded together with silver. The neck and base are made from bronze, and the body is made from copper before it is oxidized for added texture and color variation. Five crosses adorn the body in polished copper, adding dimension, cohesion and interest to this breathtaking vase.

  • 0.26 kgs
  • 0.6 lbs
  • 16 cm H x 12 cm Diam.
  • 6.25" H x 4.7" Diam.

  • Copper, bronze
  • For decorative use only
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Oxidized 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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