Handmade Recycled Auto Parts Bottle Holder from Mexico, "Frog in the Tropics"
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Delight your family and friends with this charming metal bottle holder by Armando Ramírez of Mexico. A happy frog stretches out on a pool chair, the bottle holder beside him. If the holder is empty, the detached palm tree can be inserted into the top to give the scene a tropical vibe. The artisan handcrafts the bottle holder out of recycled auto parts, demonstrating his unique ability to create beautiful and entertaining art work out of old metal.
- 1.64 kgs
- 3.6 lbs
- Bottle holder: 18 cm H x 20 cm W x 24 cm D
- Bottle holder: 7" H x 7.75" W x 9.5" D
- Palm: 8.5 cm H x 17 cm W x 17 cm D
- Palm: 3.3" H x 6.75" W x 6.75" D
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.