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Music makes my plants happy
really great addition to my garden..I also bought the trumpet..The painting and detail are perfect in the style and I wish she made more than the tree items... for I already have the sleeping man
Delicate and petite
This hummingbird is beyond lovely. Where it is hanging it looks as though its in mid flight. I love it!!
The green is stunning
I have the red hummingbird and now he has a friend. I love them both! They compliment each other so well. The craftsmanship is amazing, I would bet that no two are the same.
Lopez Garcia Family Handcrafted Guatemalan worry dolls
"...the Mayan princess Ixmucane received a gift from the sun god, making her able to solve any person's problem. Later, people began creating dolls with whom they'd share their problems."
Popular Culture Home Decor
Set of 6 Guatemalan Worry Doll Ornaments Crafted by Hand, "Worry Dolls Share the Love"$25.99
Traditional Guatemalan worry dolls share the love as festive ornaments by the Lopez Garcia Family. Each doll in the set of six is crafted by hand and wears a handwoven skirt and headdress. "The idea is to trust each doll with whatever troubles you. It is said that during the night, while we sleep, the dolls will whisper the solution to our troubles," says Ana from the Lopez Garcia Family. The set of six arrives in a hand-loomed cotton pouch.
Legend has it that the Maya Sun God gave princess Ixmucané the gift of solving people's problems. With time people started making dolls in Ixmucané's honor and they would tell her their woes, hoping she would solve them through the dolls.
Please expect slight variations in color and size as each doll is crafted by hand with available materials, making each one unique.
Six Cotton Worry Dolls and Pinewood Boxes from Guatemala, "Country Treasures"$29.95
A collection of six worry dolls offers comfort crafted of cotton and tule wood. The Lopez Garcia Family of Guatemala handcrafts each doll with care, elaborating them with head scarves and dresses in a variety of colors. Six multicolored pinewood boxes house the worry dolls.
Hand-Painted Ceramic Bull Ornaments from Peru (Set of 6), "Torito de Pucara"$39.99
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.
Handcrafted Jungle Cat Costa Rican Wood Mask, "Boruca Wild Cat"$84.99
This cat is full of character, not to mention color. Victor Hernandez hand-carves this decorative balsa wood mask in the image of a jungle cat. Brass eyelets and an agave cord are attached to the back for easy hanging.
The Boruca people live in southwestern Costa Rica. Devil masks are part of a centuries-old festival called "The Game of the Devils," honoring the Boruca's fight to defend their land from invading Spaniards. During the festival, the masked actors portray defenders fighting a bull, representing Spain. The bull is a large costume that takes about ten men to maneuver. Victor Hernandez learned the art of Boruca mask carving at the side of his father.