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Product ID: 211787

Dip Painted Hand Carved Wood Mortar, "Spicy Blue"

Victor Hugo Lopez highlights the natural grain of palo blanco in the modern... more

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Victor Hugo Lopez highlights the natural grain of palo blanco in the modern design of this mortar and pestle. He carves the mortar by hand and finishes it by dipping it in deep blue for a whimsical spot of color.

  • 0.48 kgs
  • 1.1 lbs
  • Morter: 11.5 cm H x 12.5 cm Diam.
  • Morter: 4.5" H x 4.9" Diam.
  • Pestle: 15.3 cm H x 4.5 cm Diam.
  • Pestle: 6" H x 1.8" Diam.

  • Palo blanco wood
  • Free of lead and toxins
  • Hand wash only
  • Wood grain and color can vary slightly
  • Food safe
  • Free Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Premium Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Made in Guatemala.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Central America
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Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

Victor Hugo Lopez has received 6 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $100 and the most recent for $600. Proceeds were used to invest in the purchase of cedar and cypress woods for production.

Woodworking had been an important aspect of Victor's community for many generations. Victor continues to teach his son and grandson his techniques so they can continue to preserve the craft for generations.

Victor feels blessed to be able to reach so many people without having to leave his country. Most of his income is through NOVICA and he relies on it to provide for his family.

With the help and support of his family, Victor has been able to grow his business and provide a better life for himself and his family.

Victor was recognized for his work and received a scholarship to study microenterprise management in Oregon.

This artist is an elder master and continues to actively practice their craft.

Victor's work was featured in a catalogue of Guatemalan handicrafts.

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2 Testimonials for Victor Hugo Lopez

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Elizabeth

Ohio/USA

I love these little candle ornaments!

Abigail

San Antonio, Texas, USA

 
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