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Cedar and copper wall cross, 'Divine Silhouette' - Peruvian Cedar and Copper Wall Cross with Christian Theme Curate

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Peruvian Cedar and Copper Wall Cross with Christian Theme, "Divine Silhouette"

Working with gleaming copper and cedar wood in a dark brown tone, Peruvian... more

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Working with gleaming copper and cedar wood in a dark brown tone, Peruvian artisan Angel Franco hand crafts a crucifix with a striking minimalist style. His rendition of Christ uses rods and sheets of copper to represent the figure clad in a loincloth and wearing a crown of thorns. At the top of the cross is a small plaque with the letters "INRI" on it which stand for Iesus Nazarenus, Rex Iudaeorum, Latin for "Jesus of Nazareth, King of the Jews."

  • 85 grams
  • 0.2 lbs
  • 22 cm H x 14 cm W x 3.5 cm D
  • 8.75" H x 5.5" W x 1.4" D

  • Copper, cedar wood
  • Intended as wall decor
  • Wood grain and color can vary slightly
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Free Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Premium Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Made in Peru.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Andes
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"Metal work has been part of Peruvian culture since before the Incas. It is an inheritance that my father taught me and I have taught my children. In our workshop, we make many replicas of Inca and traditional Peruvian art. We use brass, copper and silver like our ancestors did. This keeps our culture alive."

Angel still supports most of his family. He provides for his own wife and the wife of his eldest son. He pays for the education of his children. His Novica sales enable him to do so, providing a steady source of income for the family.

Angel Franco has received 5 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $600 and the most recent for $2000. Proceeds were used to invest in a bulk purchase of bronze and copper for his metalwork.

Angel has four children. His eldest son is unable to pay for the education of his two daughters. Angel provides for his granddaughters' education.

This artist is an elder master and continues to actively practice their craft.

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"Gift for Pastor"

We are delighted with the simple artistic quality of this souvenir/gift.

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4 Testimonials for Angel Franco

Angel's craftsmanship is astounding; I will have to purchase from him again!

Patric

Bello, Bellissimo my Luky Tumy looks great on my wall. The quality is excellent. Complimenti Angel Patric Lusenti

Sarah

Portland, Oregon

 
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