Peruvian Culture(486 items)
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Featured Reviews on Peruvian Culture
love this bag and it has attracted a lot of attention from friends, all of whom seem to want to own one.
Big, bold, eye-catching piece!
Larger than imagined, this sassy decorative vase boasts a wonderful green patina, contrasted by highlights of shiny polished copper and bronze and embellished with semi-precious stones. The whole thing is finished with a protective glaze which gives it a gorgeous shine (you can hardly see it in the photos).
By Helen N
This is just precious
This piece is so sweet! Its well-made, colorful (but not too!), and the fabric blanket and reins add so much. Im so glad I ordered it, and I love Guillermo and Eduardos works.
“I am a perfectionist, so I prefer to look for the perfect wood type and take great care with each detail. I want to make something that is different than what you might usually see...."
John has always enjoyed woodwork; he learned the craft from... read more
Popular Peruvian Culture
Dance-Themed Wood Sculpture Crafted in Peru, "Marinera Couple"
In homage of the traditional dance of Peru, John Barrow designs this awe-inspiring sculpture. Wearing bright red clothing, a man and a woman dance together. The woman performs an elaborate gesture with the folds of her dress while the man waves a handkerchief. This sculpture is crafted from different pieces of wood that are each carved by hand and assembled like a puzzle.
Hand-Painted Ceramic Bull Ornaments from Peru (Set of 6), "Torito de Pucara"$39.95
According to legend, the or bull of Pucara, was a bull that was going to be sacrificed to bring rain to the town of Pucara. On its way up the mountain to be sacrificed, the bull resisted, and punctured the side of the mountain with its horn, releasing a flood of water. Peruvian artisan Zoila Davila pays homage to the bull of Pucara with this set of six ornaments. Crafted of ceramic, each colorful bull is carefully painted by hand.
Andean Wool Tapestry 3 X 3 Ft Hand Loomed in Peru, "Peruvian Horse Riders"$284.99
Warmed by colorful ponchos, Peruvian ride the world-famous Trujillo horses. The riders are known for their elegant attire, which feature embroidered linen ponchos, white trousers and shirts, as well as black belt and boots. The women wear colorful skirts adorned by fine embroidery. They inspired the costumes worn by the Peruvian national Olympic team in 2004. Raúl Ulloa Baylon honors these skilled and elegant riders in a hand-loomed wool tapestry in the weaving tradition of the San Pedro de las Cajas.
Titled "Los chalanes" in Spanish.