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Doca Leite Handcrafted Marajoara ceramics
"From this art, I could earn a livelihood, raise my children and, most important, preserve the legacy of an ancient culture."
Over time, he was trained and hired there. "At... read more
Popular Brazilian Culture
Handcrafted Ceramic Figurine of a Brazilian Terena Woman, "Terena Woman with Toucan"$49.99
With a toucan on her shoulder and a tray of bananas on her head, a young woman from Brazil's Terena people offers the ripe yellow fruit for sale. Leslie Bassi Gaffuri depicts the girl in ceramic with traditional face paints and tribal dress; wild orchids adorn her long gown. "I am from Mato Grosso do Sul, where these people live in the Amazon rain forest and wetlands," the artisan says. "For me, it's essential to emphasize the importance of these native women."
Ceramic Figurine of a Terena Woman with a Toucan from Brazil, "Terena Woman with a Toucan"$29.99
A young woman from Brazil's Terena people carries a toucan on her shoulder. Leslie Bassi Gaffuri depicts the lovely girl in ceramic with traditional face paints and tribal dress; she wears her long hair in a braid. "I am from Mato Grosso do Sul, where these Amazonian people live. For me, it's essential to emphasize the importance of these native women," the artisan affirms.
Marajoara-Style Ceramic Decorative Vase from Brazil, "Native Marajoara"$59.99
Preserving the style of ancient Marajoara ceramics, Brazilian artisan Doca Leite creates this beautiful decorative vase. The vase is handcrafted of ceramic in the form of a person, detailed with painted motifs in red and black.
Turtle-Themed Ceramic Decorative Vase (4 in.), "Marajoara Turtle"$34.99
Handcrafted of ceramic in the style of ancient Marajoara ceramics, a cute turtle adorns the rim of this decorative vase from Brazil. Doca Leite creates this evocative decor accessory, which features a beige color painted with black and red motifs.