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Alejandro Chavez

Alejandro Chavez

Traditional Andean retablos in The Andes

"Over the years, I perfected my abilities and became a master retablo craftsman. In some, I depict Biblical scenes and, in others, everyday life in the Andes."

Alejandro Chavez was born in Lima in 1956. He specializes in creating retablos, a kind of reverent diorama-altar typical of the Ayacucho region of Peru. He learned this technique as a boy in school... read more

60 items by Alejandro Chavez

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Barbara

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07/05/2022

"Collectors item"

Sophisticated folk art.

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Barbara

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07/05/2022

"a sophisticated Peruvian folk art"

This traditional Ayacucho-style retablo is perfectly executed. its atrue collectors item. It can be displayed on a tabletop or on the wall. Fast delivery, safe packaging.

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Dr. Ray VanSickle

From Uniontown, Pennsylvania

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05/28/2022

"muy bonitos"

son muy bonitos y perfectos por la Navidad

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Dr. Ray VanSickle

From Uniontown, Pennsylvania

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05/28/2022

"beautiful Christmas decorations"

excellent addition for Christmas

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Ariane

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05/20/2022

"Beautiful Nativity"

I love this! It stays out all year long. Just gorgeous!

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Elizabeth

From Denham Springs, LA, US

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05/10/2022

"Perfect for Celebrating Christmas"

Our youngest grandkids love this little all in one nativity. It is sturdy enough that they can handle it without the fear of them breaking it. We have cherished this for many years, and look forward to bringing it out for Christmas for many more years to come!

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  • Christmas Decoration

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