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Handmade Guatemalan Quitapena Circular Cotton Magnet, "Joyfully United"

Artisan Elias Garcia creates this cute cotton magnet with worry dolls made by... more

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Artisan Elias Garcia creates this cute cotton magnet with worry dolls made by his siblings from the López García Family, who have become well-known for their creative quitapena designs. According to Guatemalan custom, these adorable, yet powerful worry dolls comfort and better the fortune of those experiencing problems. Working with tools to forge ahead in the field of handicrafts since the age of 12, Elias dedicates himself to carrying on the traditions of his village in each piece he crafts.

  • 6 grams
  • 0.20 oz
  • 13 cm H x 13 cm W x 2 cm D
  • 5" H x 5" W x 0.8" D

  • 100% cotton, cardboard, magnet
  • 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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91

Sarah

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01/17/2023

"Beautiful"

My daughter and I love this!

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Maryeileen

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12/01/2022

"This is hanging on our wall over the piano"

We have visited Guatemala recently and loved the artwork of these Mayan worry dolls. This was a gift for my mother.

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Gift Occasion:
  • This was a gift for: Mother
  • Occasion: birthday

Lisa

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11/28/2022

"Perfect gift"

We gave this to my moms BFF(mom is 91). It was the perfect gift for a woman who sews well. She was so thankful. Really great workmanship. Even the way it was wrapped was magical.

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Maria Elena

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11/19/2022

"Everyone needs several"

I bought several “quitapenas” ( worry dolls) to share with my nieces, so they had support when feeling worried or sad.

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Gift Occasion:
  • This was a gift for: Neice
  • Occasion: holiday

Ira

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11/05/2022

"Fantastic and sweet reminder of Guatemala"

This wreath is not very big, but it is a fantastic reminder of Guatemala and holds a special place on my room door! Loved the craftsmanship and quality of this product!

Best Uses

  • Decoration

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jody fish

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10/12/2022

"Looks fantastic on my hat"

This hat band is adorable and looks fantastic on my hat. I am proud to wear my hat with this added hat band. It Is beautifully made and can fit many different hats so one can change it from hat to hat. Perfect for the hat wearer and gardener.

Best Uses

  • for fun, gardening, travel, camping, hiking, boating, lawn mowing, garden party

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