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Wood mortar and pestle, 'Spicy Blue' - Dip Painted Hand Carved Wood Mortar

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Product ID: 211787

Dip Painted Hand Carved Wood Mortar, "Spicy Blue"

Victor Hugo Lopez highlights the natural grain of palo blanco in the modern... more

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Victor Hugo Lopez highlights the natural grain of palo blanco in the modern design of this mortar and pestle. He carves the mortar by hand and finishes it by dipping it in deep blue for a whimsical spot of color.

  • 0.48 kgs
  • 1.1 lbs
  • Morter: 11.5 cm H x 12.5 cm Diam.
  • Morter: 4.5" H x 4.9" Diam.
  • Pestle: 15.3 cm H x 4.5 cm Diam.
  • Pestle: 6" H x 1.8" Diam.

  • Palo blanco wood
  • Food safe
  • Free of lead and toxins
  • Hand wash only
  • Wood grain and color can vary slightly
  • Made in Guatemala.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Central Americaicon info
Gift Info
  • Free Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Premium Gift Wrap? No

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Sandra

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03/08/2022

"Well made mortar and pestle"

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I have been looking for one of these mortar a pestles and have seen many. This one is so much larger the all the rest I have seen. I am very pleased with this set and I am happy I waited to purchase one. Very pleased it will be used often!!

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Spicy Blue, Dip Painted Hand Carved Wood Mortar

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Linda B

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01/31/2022

"Beautiful and Practical"

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This is a lovely piece, and I wanted to put some rocks and crystals somewhere safe and nice looking and this works perfectly.

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Edie

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01/03/2022

"So Beautiful"

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I gave this to my daughter for Christmas and her response to me was Mama, it is so beautiful, just beautiful. She is an artist herself so this is high praise. She loves it.

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Eric Ostby

From Indiana, USA

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12/28/2021

"An Excellent Gift"

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Bought this set as a Christmas gift for my Dad, and he loves them!

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Gift Occasion:
  • This was a gift for: Father
  • Occasion: Christmas

Pat

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10/31/2021

"Cute & useful"

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This is a perfect phone stand for my desk. It keeps my phone where I can see it, &it looks like my kitty too.

Best Uses

  • Keeping phone visible and handy

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Black Cat, Cat-Shaped Phone Stand in Black

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Brenda

From Texas

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09/29/2021

"Very appreciated"

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My son and his wife really appreciated the gift. She loved the little woman figure that came with it!

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Microcredit Financing

Microcredit Financing

Victor Hugo Lopez has received 6 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $100 and the most recent for $600. Proceeds were used to invest in the purchase of cedar and cypress woods for production.

Preserving Traditions

Preserving Traditions

Woodworking had been an important aspect of Victor's community for many generations. Victor continues to teach his son and grandson his techniques so they can continue to preserve the craft for generations.

Profound Impact

Profound Impact

Victor feels blessed to be able to reach so many people without having to leave his country. Most of his income is through NOVICA and he relies on it to provide for his family.

Moving On Up

Moving On Up

With the help and support of his family, Victor has been able to grow his business and provide a better life for himself and his family.

Elder Master

Elder Master

This artist is an elder master and continues to actively practice their craft.

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Victor's work was featured in a catalogue of Guatemalan handicrafts.

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