Copper plate, "Ceremonial Blade Deity"
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Brass vignettes glow on a decorative plate by Ana Maria Enciso. Images from the Inca empire provide a glimpse of pre-Hispanic life. Centered by the deity usually depicted on the handle of a ceremonial tumi blade, the design is symmetrical and beautiful. Golden herons surround it.
Ana Maria Enciso has received 7 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $850 and the most recent for $600. Proceeds were used to buy copper and bronze to continue crafting her designs.
This artist uses traditional techniques handed down through the generations and/or creates culturally significant items, helping keep these traditions alive.
The Women's Empowerment badge is awarded to female artisans or artisan groups that are led by women.
Every purchase from this artist has a profound impact on their livelihood and income.
This artist is an elder master and continues to actively practice their craft.
"Stunning decorative wall feature"
This item joins a second copper plate by Ana Maria Enciso, along a hallway. Beautiful craftsmanship. Both plates are exceptional and entirely unique. They are a focal point and everyone comments on them.
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