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Metal Microscope Sculpture Crafted from Recycled Auto Parts, "Rustic Microscope"

Ready in the laboratory, an optical microscope awaits the scientist's arrival.... more

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Ready in the laboratory, an optical microscope awaits the scientist's arrival. Armando Ramírez crafts the image from an amazing assortment of recycled metal and automobile parts. A timing chain, spark plug, metal tubes, die-cut scraps and a piston rod all find a new use in this unique sculpture.

The artisan does not give his sculptures a fine polished finish, therefore smudges and scratches may be present.

  • 1.40 kgs
  • 3.1 lbs
  • 30 cm H x 19 cm W x 19 cm D
  • 11.75" H x 7.5" W x 7.5" D

  • Upcycled auto parts
  • Features a rustic, rugged finish
  • Each work is unique. Recycled parts will vary from piece to piece based on availability.
  • Made in Mexico.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Mexicoicon info
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Enrique

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11/02/2017

"Great piece for any scientist"

I couldn't resist having this in my office (I'm a biologist) and think it looks great. It's a great take on the microscope. I've had lots of people asking where I obtained it. Great find I made!

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Rustic Microscope, Metal Microscope Sculpture Crafted from Recycled Auto Parts

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Sandra

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09/28/2017

"This was a fantastic retirement gift!"

This is really a piece of art, we ordered this as a retirement gift for one of our physicians and had it mounted with start and end date on it. It was loved by all. Great Work and fantastic detail!

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Angelic

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10/12/2019

"Love this!"

As a biologist, I work with microscopes everyday and had to have this for my office. Everyone loves it! From our faculty to the maintenance staff, everyone stops to check it out. It?s gorgeous!

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Shannon

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03/08/2024

"Love it!!"

I had to wait a bit until this beautiful piece became available again. It just arrived the other day and I love it. Ill be gifting it soon and know the recipient will just love it.

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Gift Occasion:
  • This was a gift for: Friend
  • Occasion: thank you

Entropy

From New Jersey- Maine

Verified Reviewer

03/05/2024

"Love this artist!!"

We now have at least 4-5 pieces from Armando Ramirez. His talent is phenomenal! This was purchased for our youngest son to hang his car keys and Covid mask on,in his room. This was one of those gifts that is soooo hard to let go of and actually give away. I would love one of just about everything of Armando Ramirez ,we have his amazing deer sculpture that has a place for a votive candle and it is hands down my most favorite piece of art!! Highly recommend getting something from this amazing artist ! His small people sculptures have made charming gifts through the years but his larger work is absolutely exquisite!!!

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  • Art, decorative, and art collection

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  • This was a gift for: Son
  • Occasion: Christmas

Sandra

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12/14/2023

"Clever auto part sculpture"

I bought one of these pediatricians for my nephew who is a pediatrician. He loves it and told me it is very cute.I also bought one for my personal doctor. She loves hers, too.Armando Ramirez is very creative--a true artisan.. I have bought several of his sculptures and have loved every one of them and so have the peopleI have given them to.. I turned the Barber sculpture into a Retinologist giving an eye injection. When I look at them, they do not seem like they are made out of scrap auto parts. All I see is a delightful showpiece.

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