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Handmade Ceramic Christmas Ornaments (Set of 6), "Festive Guatemala"

"I am a man of fervent faith, so I feel very happy when I'm handcrafting... more

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"I am a man of fervent faith, so I feel very happy when I'm handcrafting Christmas ornaments," confides Jose Arriola. He paints each figurine by hand featuring abstract images of birds and flowers with the bright colors of his beloved Guatemala. The set of six ornaments hang from bright red ribbons and arrives in a traditional pedal-loomed cotton pouch

  • 54 grams
  • 0.1 lbs
  • Each: 4 cm H x 3 cm W x 0.8 cm D
  • Each: 1.6" H x 1.2" W x 0.3" D
  • Bag: 17.8 cm L x 14 cm W
  • Bag: 7" L x 5.5" W

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

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Hannah

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12/05/2017

"Truly Festive!"

I love these cute Christmas ornaments; they really brighten up my tree!

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Festive Guatemala, Handmade Ceramic Christmas Ornaments (Set of 6)

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April

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07/27/2017

"Beautiful!"

Simply beautiful! A true work of art!

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Festive Guatemala, Handmade Ceramic Christmas Ornaments (Set of 6)

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Dawn

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10/22/2020

"Special Ornaments"

I bought these for my daughter to use on her tree for Christmas. She is adopted from Guatemala and these will be very special to her.

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Festive Guatemala, Handmade Ceramic Christmas Ornaments (Set of 6)

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Raymond

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09/04/2020

"Love it"

They are beautiful

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Festive Guatemala, Handmade Ceramic Christmas Ornaments (Set of 6)

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Lorine

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11/20/2019

"Colorful Ornaments!"

These colorful and fun ornaments will make wonderful embellishments to my Christmas packages. They were packaged in a wonderful pouch too. And a few Im almost tempted to wear as a necklace!

Best Uses

  • Tree Ornaments

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Festive Guatemala, Handmade Ceramic Christmas Ornaments (Set of 6)

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Laura

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09/19/2022

"Beautiful detail and colors"

I love seahorses and these are beautiful!

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Elizabeth

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08/15/2022

"Purrfect"

Absolutely stunning. Love it.

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Daniel

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08/11/2022

"Cute little ones"

Very small and very cute. A real mini-family.

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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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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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