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Handcrafted Guatemalan Ceramic Turtle Ornaments (Set of 6), "Tropical Turtles"

Crafted and painted by hand, tropical turtles come to life in ceramic. Jose... more

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Crafted and painted by hand, tropical turtles come to life in ceramic. Jose Arriola creates a set of ornaments in festive Guatemalan colors. Each one features a different motif in its shell, while the reverse side is a solid color.

  • 0.29 kgs
  • 0.6 lbs
  • Each: 10 cm H x 6 cm W x 1 cm D
  • Each: 3.9" H x 2.4" W x 0.4" D

  • Ceramic, polyester cord
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Made in Guatemala.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Central Americaicon info
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  • Free Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Premium Gift Wrap? Yes

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Dr. Anne

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03/13/2022

"Tortugas!"

Turtles of multiple colors!

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Tropical Turtles, Handcrafted Guatemalan Ceramic Turtle Ornaments (Set of 6)

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Cyndi

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06/28/2022

"My Husband Loves His Mobile!"

I bought the ceramic mobile Circling Hummingbirds for Fathers Day for my hubby. He absolutely LOVES it! We previously bought a hummingbird mobile from a local garden store and though it was nice, it was just OK, so we returned it. This mobile, however, covers all the bases! Its colorful and speaks to my husband in so many ways as he was a ceramicist himself for many years. Thank you, Jose, for your fine work and attention to detail!

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hummingbirds colorful mobile ceramic

Best Uses

  • A beautiful item to view to go with our real hummingbirds in our backyard

Purchased Item:

Circling Hummingbirds, Ceramic Mobile with Eight Multicolored Hummingbirds

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Gift Occasion:
  • This was a gift for: Husband
  • Occasion: Father's Day

Bruce

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04/17/2022

"Absolutely beautiful!"

So well-crafted and painted, these birds look good hanging anywhere in your house.

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Jill

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04/06/2022

"Star set of 6 wonderful!"

Beautiful painted stars! Love them! Highly recommend!

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Michelle

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03/23/2022

"Beautiful and Bright"

Delicate beauties! When I let NOVICA know that one had arrived broken, they got back to me the same day to say that a replacement was being sent. True old fashioned service ! Authentic artisans!

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Forest

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02/23/2022

"Charming and cheering!"

Bright, delightful tree ornaments, enjoyed by all now and every Christmas. :) These would make a sweet addition in a Christmas stocking, too.

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colofrul sweet cheerful christmastree

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  • Christmas tree decoration, small gift, stocking-stuffer

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Preserving Traditions

Preserving Traditions

Jose creates the most beautiful ceramic ornaments and figurines. His family has lived in Antigua for more than 100 years and he takes great pride in practicing the same ceramic techniques his ancestors used. He wishes to help this tradition continue and he teaches anyone in his community who has an interest in learning.

Microcredit Financing

Microcredit Financing

Jose Arriola has received 7 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $450 and the most recent for $2550. Proceeds were used to purchase paints and materials for his ceramics to continue production.

Enabling Education

Enabling Education

Jose's children are all grown but but he does provide financial support for the education of one person outside of his family and he occasionally supports other children's school expenses.

Confronting Adversity

Confronting Adversity

Jose has been dealing with diabetes for over 17 years. His condition has caused many problems for him, but currently he is able to control it and enjoy his life.

Job Creator

Job Creator

Jose provides employment to several people within his community.

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