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Hand-Painted Marriage-Themed Retablo from Peru, "Expression of Love"

Working in the rich tradition of Ayacuchan retablos, Peruvian artisan Alberto... more

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Working in the rich tradition of Ayacuchan retablos, Peruvian artisan Alberto Ayala creates this beautiful piece of home decor. Within a carton box with beautifully painted floral doors, two lovers in wedding attire are crafted from paste and painted by hand. This retablo is an affirmation of LGBT acceptance. A banner above the couple reads Siempre te amaré, Or "I'll love you forever."

  • 10 grams
  • 0.35 oz
  • 6.5 cm H x 4 cm W x 2.5 cm D
  • 2.6" H x 1.6" W x 1" D

  • Plaster, carton
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Signed by the artist
  • Made in Peru.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in the Andesicon info
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  • Free Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Premium Gift Wrap? Yes

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indigogirl17

From Bowling Green, OH

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10/20/2020

"celebration of same sex marriage"

As an out lesbian, I was astonished to see this beautiful retablo of two men getting married. I am saving it for a wedding present for friends. So beautiful and meaningful that Novica honors the lGBT community.

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Expression of Love, Hand-Painted Marriage-Themed Retablo from Peru

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Lydia

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09/15/2019

"My mistake"

The art work and detail is gorgeous but it was my fault I didnt look at the dimensions of this piece. Its matchbook sized. Im disappointed .

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Grisel

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03/21/2018

"Wonderful start to my retablo collection."

Perfect. A beautiful symbol of faith. Just the thing I needed to make my new apartment my new home. Downsizing is hard but this little virgin fit right in. I will. E purchasing two more of the same size. Artistry is amazing. Love it

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