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Dip Painted Hand Carved Wood Mortar, "Spicy Blue"

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... 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
  • Wood grain and color can vary slightly
  • Hand wash only
  • Free of lead and toxins
  • Food safe
  • Made in Guatemala
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Guatemalaicon info
  • Product ID: 211787
Victor Hugo Lopez
Victor Hugo Lopez

Central America

Hand-carved wooden serveware

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52

Sandra

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Mar 08, 2022

Well made mortar and pestle”

I have been looking for one of these mortar a pestles and have seen many. This one is so much larger the all the rest I have seen. I am very pleased with this set and I am happy I waited to purchase one. Very pleased it will be used often!!

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Spicy Blue, Dip Painted Hand Carved Wood Mortar

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Cindy

From Metairie, La USA

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Feb 17, 2024

These are a great addition for Christmas.”

Whimsical and delightful they are. Will be cherished for years to come.

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

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Carol

From California

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Jan 28, 2024

Its a hit”

I bought it for my good friend that collects white kittys. She loved it, especially because she can rest her phone on it . Shes keeping it at her bedside. So cute ??.

Gift Occasion
  • This was a gift for: Friend
  • Occasion: 'just because'

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Norma J

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Jan 15, 2024

A cute and practical cutting board”

Well made and sturdy. This is so cute as well as functional

Best Uses
  • Kitchen to chop vegetables or to hang on the wall

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CC

From United States

Verified Reviewer

May 06, 2023

Cute little trivet”

Its well made and has withstood the test of time. Its also cute and attracts comments

Purchased Item

Cashew, Cedar Wood Trivet Cashew Nut Shape from Guatemala

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Joy

From Gaithersburg md

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Jan 10, 2023

Completion of set of 3”

I love this set. It is well made. Simple in design. Love the shade of wood

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

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NOVICA Recognized Master

Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

Microcredit Financing

Microcredit Financing

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.

Preserving Traditions

Preserving Traditions

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.

Profound Impact

Profound Impact

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.

Moving On Up

Moving On Up

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.

Elder Master

Elder Master

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

Media Featured

Media Featured

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

Eco-Friendly

Eco-Friendly

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