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Jose Canil Ramos

Jose Canil Ramos

Wood sculptures in Central America

"Most of the time I work with the idea of something, rather than with its photo, because I feel it hampers my inspiration and then I'm not happy with the final product."

"I was born on May 25, 1981 in Chichicastenango and I learnt my craft from my father. He used to carve masks and saints to sell at the Chichi market. This is a very famous market because artisans from... read more

26 items by Jose Canil Ramos

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Polly

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05/18/2022

"As beautiful as expected!"

I am thrilled with this Saint Francis sculpture! Like many of his customers, I have several sculptures by Jose Canil Ramos, and I love all of them. The vibrant colors and amazing workmanship are delightful to behold. Beautiful art like this adds so much to a home.Thank you!

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Juan

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05/12/2022

"Beautiful"

Bought as a gift for my Fiance and she loved it! Beautiful carved Virgin De Guadalupe.

Purchased Item:

Our Lady of Guadalupe, Artisan Crafted Christianity Wood Sculpture

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Sue

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04/10/2022

"Dancing Rabbit if better than I imagined"

The carving is nice, painting very precise and overall quality and size exceeded expectations. I now own three carvings and love all of them.

Purchased Item:

Dancing Rabbit, Guatemala Rabbit Folk Dance Mask

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Sonia

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04/07/2022

"Love Canil Ramos nativities"

This is my second purchase from this artist. The pieces are very detailed. Love the colors.

Purchased Item:

Holy Gifts, 10-piece Nativity Scene Hand-carved Wood from Guatemala

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Julia

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02/10/2022

"This is a beautiful angel."

This angel has so much feeling and it lovely

Purchased Item:

Angel of Hope, Guatemalan Handmade Angel Wood Sculpture

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Ulises

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01/08/2022

"Superb Guatemalan-style wood-carving"

Exquisite wood carving, brightly and finely painted; this is our second wood-carving from Jose, and the quality-price ratio is unsurpassed. Recommend this artisan highly!

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  • Decoration

Purchased Item:

Our Lady of Guadalupe, Artisan Crafted Christianity Wood Sculpture

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