Blue Floral Reverse Painted Glass Box with Birds, "Spring Romance"
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Cheerful birds flit from branch to branch admiring the blossoms that herald the arrival of spring. Edmundo Contreras paints the composition with vivid artistry over the blue background of glass panes. Featuring silver-tinted borders, this decorative box is a celebration of Cajamarca art.
Edmundo Contreras has received 3 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $1500 and the most recent for $2850. Proceeds were used to buy raw materials such as high quality wood and glass to expand production of his mirrors and jewelry boxes.
Edmundo's beautiful craftsmanship and unique designs have helped to grow his Novica sales. This steady income has enabled him to expand his workshop and he regularly gives jobs to other artisans from his community.
This artist uses traditional techniques handed down through the generations and/or creates culturally significant items, helping keep these traditions alive.
This artist positively impacts their community through job creation and provides jobs for 2 or more people.
This artist is currently confronting a major life challenge.
"A new favorite"
This decorative box is absolutely beautiful. It is quite heavy and the generous size allows you to use it for numerous things. The colors grasp your attention. And to think that human hands have made and painted this makes it so very special.
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