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Artisan Hand Carved Dolomite Fish Sculpture from Brazil, "Contented Fish"

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Swimming lithely down the a cool river, a fat fish is content in its watery... more

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Swimming lithely down the a cool river, a fat fish is content in its watery world. Alexandre Costa skillfully elicits the image from dolomite, detailing the scales and fins. Golden eyes add realism to the hand-carved gemstone sculpture. The natural gemstone colors range grey to yellow-green.

  • 0.65 kgs
  • 1.4 lbs
  • 10.5 cm H x 17 cm W x 4 cm D
  • 4.1" H x 6.75" W x 1.6" D

  • dolomite, resin eyes
  • Natural stone - some variations in color and/or pattern are to be expected
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Made in Brazil.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Brazilicon info
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30

Debra

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08/24/2021

"It looks so real!"

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Amazingly lifelike carving; really beautiful!

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Polar Bear, Handcrafted Brazilian Gemstone Wildlife Sculpture

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Tim

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01/29/2021

"Very beautiful!"

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The statuette is full of sparkle -- it is eye-catching and brightens the room!

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Kathleen

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12/30/2020

"Will collect more as they become available"

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Absolutely love these little guys. I have a collection of them and the amethyst is really vibrant and really pops next to the others.

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Mark

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10/09/2020

"This truly has become a cherished heirloom"

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My wife had been eyeing this sculpture for a number of years and was thrilled when it became available again. The artisans technique is exemplary. It is a piece of great beauty.

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scott

From East Coast USA

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09/27/2020

"Hand-painted Eyes"

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Wonderful craftmanship by the artist. From the raised trunk to the hand painted eyes make this sculpture unique.

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COMMANDO

From MANHATTAN, NYC, USA

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12/21/2019

"MIND-BLOWING!!!"

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STUNNING!

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Enabling Education

Enabling Education

Despite his financial difficulties, the education of his children is always a priority. He works extremely hard crafting gemstone sculptures to be able to provide the education for his three children.

Confronting Adversity

Confronting Adversity

Alexandre has struggled with depression since 2017. On good days, he is able to work and create but, on bad days, he can't get out bed. Although this affects his family and income, it's difficult to overcome. His therapist recommends he continue working with stones, as it helps him relax. So his handcraft is a way of aiding in his recovery.

Caring for Children

Caring for Children

Alexandre Costa is a stone sculptor and a dedicated father. He is the sole means of support for his two children and he works very hard to provide them with what they need.

Microcredit Financing

Microcredit Financing

Alexandre Costa has received 2 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $800 and the most recent for $600.

 
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