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Steel wall cross, 'Baroque Belief' - Hand Crafted Steel Cross Wall Decor from Mexico Curate

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Hand Crafted Steel Cross Wall Decor from Mexico, "Baroque Belief"

Mexican artisan Alejandro Esesarte's passion for handicrafts is in his blood. He... more

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Mexican artisan Alejandro Esesarte's passion for handicrafts is in his blood. He states, "Since I was a child I've felt an affinity for art; my mother used to paint...90 years ago my grandmother created a large metal plate adorned with a butterfly, the technique she used was similar to plasma cutting, but more rudimentary. I was inspired by it and began to work with metal because of its versatility." He handcrafts a superb Baroque-style steel cross and paints the crucifix in muted tones with a crackled finish. The wall decor comes with a hook on the top back side, making it easy to hang the cross.

  • 0.48 kgs
  • 1.1 lbs
  • 61 cm H x 41 cm W x 3 cm D
  • 24" H x 16.25" W x 1.2" D

  • Steel
  • Intended as wall decor
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Free Gift Wrap? No
  • Premium Gift Wrap? No
  • Made in Mexico.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Mexico
Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

This artist is working with some sort of disability ranging from mental or physical and includes conditions such as being handicapped physically, or perhaps having a condition such as autism. This is also awarded to artists that employ other artists with disabilities.

"I am on the autism spectrum. Because of my ASD, I could not hold a job very long. I am totally isolated from people. So I was forced to try to make my own way in order to survive. My only interactions are those needed to make and sell my art. I am obsessed with perfection and beauty, quality and detail in my metal sculptures. Novica found me at a trade show and took me out of poverty. Thanks to my artistic success, I now have economic independence and total liberty. A special thanks to those who purchase my designs. Thank you for giving me my identity and value."

Alejandro de Esesarte has received 4 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $2850 and the most recent for $6000.

This artist positively impacts their community through job creation and provides jobs for 2 or more people.

This artist has dramatically improved their livelihood by working with NOVICA.

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32 Testimonials for Alejandro de Esesarte

Frederick

The fairy is just perfect! My wife has been building a fairy garden, and it is a wonderful edition. The fairy is a beautiful piece of art.

Robin

I love my Tree of Life so much that I can't decide where I want it to hang...I want it in three places! I may have to order another one!!!

Stacie

The sun and moon I got was perfect!
 
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