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Handcrafted Floral Wall Mirror, "Silver Blossoms"

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Gleaming silver blossoms align precisely in a formal garden. Asunta Pelaez... more

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Gleaming silver blossoms align precisely in a formal garden. Asunta Pelaez hand-paints the motifs on the reverse side of glass panes, giving them a wonderful clarity. A traditional Cajamarca handicraft, the panes frame a beautiful rectangular wall mirror intended for hanging vertically.

  • 4.89 kgs
  • 10.8 lbs
  • Frame: 80 cm H x 60 cm W x 3.5 cm D
  • Frame: 31.5" H x 23.5" W x 1.4" D
  • Mirror: 35.5 cm W x 55.5 cm H
  • Mirror: 14" W x 21.75" H

  • Painted glass on plywood
  • Designed to hang vertically only
  • Made in Peru.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in the Andesicon info
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167

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11/07/2019

"Beautiful"

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The frame is absolutely gorgeous, but unfortunately the mirror pane was cut so tight to the frame that it cracked during shipping. My husband was able to get another piece of mirror cut to fit it though, and it looks perfect hanging in our powder room.

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Silver Blossoms, Handcrafted Floral Wall Mirror

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09/12/2019

"Simply gorgeous"

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I am an interior designer and this mirror worked perfectly. Fabulous quality and artistic. Packed perfectly and so so very happy. Thank you.

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Silver Blossoms, Handcrafted Floral Wall Mirror

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06/03/2021

"Stunning"

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I love this mirror and it fits in my hallway like a charm.. something handmade with love less a lifetime and gives you joy to see everyday!

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06/03/2021

"A True Treasure"

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Such beauty and workmanship. I bought this to put a College Graduation Check in. When the check is spent my granddaughter will have a lovely keepsake. She fell in love with the box and is a lover of butterflies. Thank you so much for creating such beautiful work of art.

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05/27/2021

"This is my favorite box ever!"

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This jewelry chest is very unusual, very striking and just beautiful. I collect boxes and this is now my favorite box ever. I very much enjoy and love everything I have purchased from Asunta Pelaez and I thank her for this box.

Best Uses

  • Storing small things or sitting on a shelf looking beautiful

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05/27/2021

"This wall mirror is absolutely beautiful!"

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I am very, very happy with this mirror. The reverse-painting is beautiful and the mirror looks wonderfully golden hanging on the wall. I love it! My thanks to Asunta Pelaez for the pleasure this mirror gives me.

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  • It looks beautiful hanging on the wall

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Floral Gold, Gold-Tone Floral Reverse-Painted Glass Wall Mirror

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Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

In 2016, Asunta was diagnosed with a serious throat disease. She has no health insurance and uses her earnings from NOVICA to fund her treatments. She also has a husband and her workers who depend on her. Through all this, she has shown such perseverance and strength and continues to work hard and balance her responsibilities.

Asunta uses the traditional Peruvian technique of reverse-painted glass. Brought to Peru during the colonial period, every detail is done by hand, requiring great skill and patience. She teaches the technique to others through her workshop and hopes they will continue to practice and pass down the traditional technique to keep it alive for future generations.

Asunta's sales have increased more than threefold since she joined Novica. When Asunta first started out, she had a small workshop with two part-time assistants. Now she is able to rent a larger space close to her home and provide work for more people.

Asunta Pelaez has received 8 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $1800 and the most recent for $2850. Proceeds were used to invest in the purchase of wood, paint and lacquer for production.

In addition to the artisans she employs full time, Asunta works with one temporary artisan — another NOVICA artisan who helps Asunta with the most physically demanding parts of her work because of her illness.

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.

Asunta's sales are critical to supporting herself, her elder husband and her workers along with their families. Her personal health situation makes each sale that much more important.

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

 
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