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Artisan Crafted Recycled Metal Rustic Optometrist Sculpture, "Rustic Eye Exam"

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The patient leans forward and gazes into the lens while the doctor conducts the eye exam. Both are shaped from sparkplugs with arms and legs of metal bars. Nuts and bolts, rings and die cut scraps become ophthalmologic equipment and the whimsical figures stand on a die plate. Armando Ramírez transforms castoff auto parts into art.

Ramírez does not give his sculptures a fine polished finish, therefore smudges and scratches may be present.

  • 0.82 kgs
  • 1.8 lbs
  • 20 cm H x 17.5 cm W x 12.5 cm D
  • 7.75" H x 7" W x 4.9" D

  • Recycled metal
  • Components may vary slightly in size and form
  • Features a rustic, rugged finish
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Made in Mexico.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Mexicoicon info
Gift Info
  • Free Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Premium Gift Wrap? Yes

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Total reviews

625

EF

From AUSTRALIA

Verified Reviewer

10/14/2021

"Work of a genius!!!"

What a clever, cute and beautiful piece of art which will be a most welcome gift for my eye doctor....thank you sooooo much Armando!!!

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Lorianne

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01/18/2021

"Conversation starter"

I gave this as a gift to my brother, who is an optometrist, and it has been on display at his front desk ever since. Patients are always commenting on it and complimenting this unique, cool, and fun artwork.

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Laura

From Alabama, USA

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05/10/2020

"Perfect for optometry school graduation"

I bought this for my sister as a graduation gift from that to optometry school. She loves it. It has been on her desk since she started her job. It looks in perfect condition and is a great conversation starter.

Best Uses

  • Decoration

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Craig

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10/09/2019

"It was a hit!"

I purchased this for an optometrist friends birthday. It arrived in a timely manner, was well-packaged (the premium gift wrap was also really nice), the piece was well-made and it looked very much like the example. My friend loved it and has it on his office desk now. Im happy I was able to support a skilled artist and will look for more to buy in the future

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Nancy

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04/22/2019

"Perfect for an ophthalmologist"

Very unique and interesting gift for an ophthalmologist. Larger than expected and very well done. The recipient really liked it and everyone thought it was cool.

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Gift Occasion:
  • This was a gift for: Son
  • Occasion: birthday

Elizabeth

Verified Reviewer

01/10/2019

"Gave as agift"

This was very well liked by the doctors I work for. One was wasnt sure if he wanted it at home or the office.

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Carolyn

Verified Reviewer

11/21/2022

"Gift to Husband"

This gift depicted my husband, IT executive. He works hard and the detail of this recycled or upcycled gift was amazing workmanship. Kudos to the ingenuity and skill of the artist that created this!

Tags By Carolyn

statuette

Best Uses

  • decoration

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Hard-Working Executive, Upcycled Metal and Auto Parts Sculpture from Mexico

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Farida

Verified Reviewer

11/17/2022

"Recycled"

I believe it is a good use of old metal , looks rustic but nice addition to a room.

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MARK

Verified Reviewer

11/10/2022

"VERY WELL received by recipient."

Ive ALWAYS been pleased with the works by Armando Ramirez!

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PlainCloth

From United States

Verified Reviewer

10/20/2022

"Absolutely Astonishing"

She truly loved it. Its now one of our favorite adornments in our room, and Ive spent some time reflecting on its creation since its arrived. Thank you so much for your artistry!

Purchased Item:

Park Bench Sweethearts, Romantic Recycled Metal Sculpture from Mexico

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Gift Occasion:
  • This was a gift for: Girlfriend
  • Occasion: anniversary

JUDITH

From United States

Verified Reviewer

10/20/2022

"For the artist in your life."

Perfect for any occasion. Sturdy, creative piece. Ive purchased Mr. Ramirezs artwork in the past for my boyfriend. He works and has many hobbies, and Ive found one to fit each one. It makes a wonderful and surprising gift!

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Gift Occasion:
  • This was a gift for: Boyfriend
  • Occasion: 'just because'

JUDITH

From United States

Verified Reviewer

10/20/2022

"Perfect Gift!"

Ive bought several of Mr. Ramirezs pieces. They are perfect for the man in your life - but I would love one, too. So creative! And it surely isnt delicate, so no need to worry about it breaking.

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Gift Occasion:
  • This was a gift for: Boyfriend
  • Occasion: birthday

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