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Handmade Tree Ceramic Ornaments (Set of 6), "Christmas Tree"

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Shaped of terracotta and hand painted in bright tropical colors, these festive... more

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Shaped of terracotta and hand painted in bright tropical colors, these festive ornaments depict Christmas trees. Jose Arriola creates a set of six, and each one is different. Poinsettias with distinct stylizations adorn them, and the set of six arrives with a pouch of handloomed cotton.

  • 0.14 kgs
  • 0.3 lbs
  • Each: 7 cm H x 6 cm W x 0.75 cm D
  • Each: 2.8" H x 2.4" W x 0.3" D
  • Bag: 17.78 cm L x 13.97 cm W
  • Bag: 7" L x 5.5" W

  • Ceramic
  • 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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  • Premium Gift Wrap? Yes

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118

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11/29/2017

"absolutely unique!"

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I just love these handcrafted decorations for Christmas.

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Christmas Tree, Handmade Tree Ceramic Ornaments (Set of 6)

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11/28/2016

"First Christmas Ornaments for Daughter-in-Law"

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Beautiful craftsmanship! Just what I wanted.

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Christmas Tree, Handmade Tree Ceramic Ornaments (Set of 6)

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03/18/2021

"Beautiful"

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I purchased these gorgeous Christmas trees for their natual, warm and authentic feel. They certainly did not disappoint! Each is unique in its hand designed beauty. I definatly recommend them. I am so looking forward to displaying them this next year!

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Christmas Tree, Handmade Tree Ceramic Ornaments (Set of 6)

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From Southwestern USA ????

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01/07/2020

"Ceramic Christmas Tree Ornaments"

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These ornaments are absolutely beautiful. I purchased them because of their beauty but also because of the story I listened to about the artist. I gave some as gifts and some we kept and they will become treasured traditional keepsakes.

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  • Christmas decorations

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Christmas Tree, Handmade Tree Ceramic Ornaments (Set of 6)

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From Aurora IL

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10/31/2019

"Christmas Tree Ornaments"

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I just love these ornaments! I lived in Mexico and purchase ornaments made in Mexico almost every year. The artistry and craftsmanship is lovely.

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Christmas Tree, Handmade Tree Ceramic Ornaments (Set of 6)

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04/21/2021

"Very lovely"

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As pictured. Great gift - love the colors.

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03/23/2021

"Fun and Well Made"

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These little guys are great. I love variety and coloring. Each is its own work of art. I am completely pleased and definately recommend them.

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From New York

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03/23/2021

"Something a little different"

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The colors of these beautiful stars brought a bit of variety to my tree this year.

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  • Ornaments, gifts

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03/17/2021

"Magical"

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Another beautiful and stunning creation from Jose. Such details and beautiful colors.

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Colorful magical

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Verified Reviewer

03/17/2021

"Stunning"

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Joses work is fabulous. So colorful and beautiful. Jose is one of my very favorite artists on NOVICA

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  • Any time

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03/04/2021

"Tree of Life"

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Reminds us of our years in the Rio Grande Valley of Texas.

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Forest Melodies, Ceramic and Iron Bird Wall Art from Central America

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Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

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.

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.

Jose's beautiful work and his preservation of cultural techniques have brought him recognition in national exhibitions, and his municipality even created a video showing the process of how he creates his figurines.

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.

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.

Jose provides employment to several people within his community.

Several universities have recognized Jose for his work.

 
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