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Daniel Vargas

Traditional Andean mate gourd art in The Andes

"I like innovation and take great care with the quality of my work. I always want to give my best."

"I was born in Huancayo province in 1984. My parents emigrated there from Ayacucho in the 1980s to flee the terrorism in the region. I'm the third of seven children, and the five youngest were... read more

7 items by Daniel Vargas

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"Gorgeous ornaments"

These are so special and well made. A must for any owl lover!

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Sweet Guardians, Dried Mate Gourd Hanging Owl Ornaments from Peru (set of 3)

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Charming. This looks just like the picture and works great to hold trinkets.

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Lovely color and detail! I gave this as a gift, and my Mom loved it : ) Thank you!

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"charming owls"

love the decorative designs on these gourds for the xmas tree

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Night Watchmen, Artisan Crafted Dried Gourd Red Owl Ornaments (set of 3)

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"What a delight!"

It s really cute, and so well made. Not sure I will use it as a jewelry box yet... for now it will be in the living room where I can show it off! Thank you, Daniel!

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"Keep one and share others"

These owls are sweet! I kept one and have given the rest to friends and my mother. Great gift for bird lovers! Their subtle rattle is also fun.

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  • Great gift to share

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Owl Sentries, Red Dried Mate Gourd Owl Ornaments from Peru (set of 4)

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Gift Occasion:
  • This was a gift for: Mother
  • Occasion: Mother's Day
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