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Folk Art Wood Nativity Sculpture from El Salvador, "Birth, Light and Hope"

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Artisan Maria Estela Perlera de Portillo from El Salvador creates a beautifully... more

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Artisan Maria Estela Perlera de Portillo from El Salvador creates a beautifully expressive nativity sculpture, carefully carved from pinewood. Beneath a golden star, Mary and Joseph welcome the King of Kings into the world. The hand painted sculpture makes an exquisite and meaningful addition to your home decor.

  • 0.25 kgs
  • 0.6 lbs
  • 25 cm H x 19 cm W x 4.5 cm D
  • 9.75" H x 7.5" W x 1.8" D

  • Pinewood
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Made in El Salvador.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Central Americaicon info
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  • Premium Gift Wrap? Yes

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16

John

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10/26/2018

"A colorful addition to any collection"

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The design of the nativity is unusual and the bright colors help it stand out. It is a wonderful addition to our collection.

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Yoshiko

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09/24/2021

"Beautiful piece"

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I really like this beautiful cross. The characters represent the artist s country and culture. I can see how she loves it. I m happy to have this piece in my house. Thank you!

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robin

From Tennessee

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06/21/2021

"colorful and meaningful"

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This is real art. Very good job.

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Daniel

From Houston, Texas USA

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05/20/2021

"Beautiful"

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Great unique shape and position of this sculpture. Once again, I am very pleased with a purchase i made through Novica.

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Judith

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02/09/2021

"Focal point in my happy place"

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Exquisite workmanship--dynamic rendering of colors on high-quality glossy wood. I have three pieces by this artist.

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  • Brightening a room

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Sharon

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10/12/2020

"inspirational"

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so beautifully done. always humbles me

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Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

Job Creator

Job Creator

Maria Estela increased tourism in her hometown by inviting tourists into her workshop and showing them how she creates and paints her designs. Because of this, she is able to give work to other artisans in her workshop.

Enabling Education

Enabling Education

This artist is currently supporting and providing for the education of their children, grandchildren, or children in their community, whether it be at the primary, secondary, or university level.

Moving On Up

Moving On Up

Maria Estela has been able to work hard and increase her income through the sales of her work. This has enabled her to increase her livelihood and that of the artisans that assist her.

Microcredit Financing

Microcredit Financing

Maria Estela Perlera de Portillo has received 3 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $200 and the most recent for $250.

Profound Impact

Profound Impact

NOVICA sales make up most of her income and is what she uses to support the other artisans who work with her.

Empowering Women

Empowering Women

The Women's Empowerment badge is awarded to female artisans or artisan groups that are led by women.

Elder Master

Elder Master

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

Caring for Children

Caring for Children

This artist supports children under the age of 18.

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