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Product ID: 153824

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

byArmando Ramirez: icon star icon star icon star icon star icon star (394)
The patient leans forward and gazes into the lens while the doctor conducts the... more

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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
  • Features a rustic, rugged finish
  • Components may vary slightly in size and form
  • 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

Reviews by Customers

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Total reviews

394

From Alabama, USA

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05/10/2020

"Perfect for optometry school graduation"

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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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Rustic Eye Exam, Artisan Crafted Recycled Metal Rustic Optometrist Sculpture

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10/09/2019

"It was a hit!"

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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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Rustic Eye Exam, Artisan Crafted Recycled Metal Rustic Optometrist Sculpture

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04/22/2019

"Perfect for an ophthalmologist"

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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

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Rustic Eye Exam, Artisan Crafted Recycled Metal Rustic Optometrist Sculpture

Verified Reviewer

01/10/2019

"Gave as agift"

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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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Rustic Eye Exam, Artisan Crafted Recycled Metal Rustic Optometrist Sculpture

Verified Reviewer

09/29/2017

"Can You See Me Now?"

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I bought this for my Optometrist and am saving it for the holidays. I am a big fan of Armandos work and think it needs to be on display for patients to see.

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Gift Occasion:
  • This was a gift for: My Optometrist
  • Occasion: Christmas

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Rustic Eye Exam, Artisan Crafted Recycled Metal Rustic Optometrist Sculpture

Verified Reviewer

09/24/2017

"A Unique Gift"

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For thirty years I have bought my optometrist an eye-related Christmas gift and I seek out the unusual for him. When I saw this sculpture I knew this was IT for 2017! It is totally clever and says it all about the profession. He is going to love it! Thank you to Armando Ramirez.

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

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Rustic Eye Exam, Artisan Crafted Recycled Metal Rustic Optometrist Sculpture

Verified Reviewer

08/05/2020

"It is wonderfully made, and very clever"

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I was initially drawn to this item because I m both an owner and a lover of standard poodles. I m surprised I don t see more of them than I do since they are so distinctive looking. But when this piece arrived I was quite pleased with how well designed and put together it was— just like my real live poodle! So it s got a nice spot in a very important room.

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From Seattle, WA

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08/02/2020

"So nice, I kept it for myself"

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Originally, I bought this Don Quixote sculpture to decorate a guest suite for someone who enjoys this Cervantes character. But it is so well-made and attractive that I keep it in my foyer so that I can see it every day, instead! Substantial weight, sturdy, as well as, artistic. Highly recommend!

Best Uses

  • Decor

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07/29/2020

"A gift for my husband"

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My husband is crazy about bikes and it was a fitting gift for him on his birthday. He just loved it. The craftsmanship is beautiful

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gift bike beautiful craftsmanship

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Verified Reviewer

07/15/2020

"Recycled Jeep"

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I absolutely love this. It is of excellent quality and craftsmanship.

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Verified Reviewer

07/14/2020

"Resting"

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Very perfect detail work better in person to see than the picture

Best Uses

  • decoration on my table

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Gift Occasion:
  • This was a gift for: Myself
  • Occasion: OTHER

Purchased Item:

Rustic Relaxation, Mexican Handcrafted Rustic Sculpture from Recycled Metal

Verified Reviewer

07/10/2020

"Good present"

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It was a present for my dentist, she love it, I think Armando Ramirez its really good artist.

Best Uses

  • present, decoration

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Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

This artist is currently confronting a major life challenge.

Armando Ramirez has received 3 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $3500 and the most recent for $4000. Proceeds were used to buy materials and also a machine for soldering his metal art.

Armando has received 1st place from the regional contest of the Jaliscience Institute of Crafts for his sculptures.

Every purchase from this artist has a profound impact on their livelihood and income.

This artist has dramatically improved their livelihood by working with NOVICA.

Armando's income helps pay for the education of his two daughters.

This Product is awarded the Earth Friendly badge because it uses recycled or sustainable materials or techniques.

 
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