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Pinewood photo frame (4x6), "Happy Home"

byMaria Estela Perlera de Portillo: icon star icon star icon star icon star icon star (13)
Illuminated by the sun, a cluster of houses with red tile roofs nestles beneath... more

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Illuminated by the sun, a cluster of houses with red tile roofs nestles beneath shade trees. Maria Estela Perlera de Portillo shares images of El Salvador in this delightful picture frame. Crafted and painted by hand, it displays a cherished 4 x 6 inch photograph.

  • 0.20 kgs
  • 0.4 lbs
  • Frame: 12.5 cm H x 17.5 cm W x 1 cm D
  • Frame: 4.9" H x 7" W x 0.4" D
  • Photo opening: 8.9 cm W x 14 cm H
  • Photo opening: 3.5" W x 5.5" H
  • Fits photo size: 10.2 cm W x 15.2 cm H
  • Fits photo size: 4" W x 6" H

  • Pinewood
  • Glass pane included
  • Designed for vertical photographs
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Made in El Salvador.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Central Americaicon info
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Total reviews

13

Verified Reviewer

02/09/2021

"Focal point in my happy place"

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Exquisite workmanship--dynamic rendering of colors on high-quality glossy wood. I have three pieces by this artist.

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  • Brightening a room

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10/12/2020

"inspirational"

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so beautifully done. always humbles me

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Community of Love, Handmade Guatemalan Religious Wood Cross

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06/10/2020

"Cute"

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This is a cute little box. Very well done.

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Little Bird, Pinewood box

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Verified Reviewer

12/19/2019

"Exquisite Retablo"

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I am impressed with the quality of this piece - the workmanship far exceeds my expectations. I have recommended this artist to a friend who collects nativity sets. The service from Novica was fast; the retablo was packaged well. I would be interested in seeing new pieces by Maria as they become available.

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Best Uses

Purchased Item:

Christmas in El Salvador, Pinewood retablo

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Verified Reviewer

11/12/2019

"Colorful Key Hanger"

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The key holder arrived safely. I love the colors and design. And I love the kitty ?shape. Thank you.

Purchased Item:

Colorful Cat, Hand-Painted Cat Wood Key Rack from El Salvador

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05/27/2019

"Beautiful reminder of my vacation in El Salvador"

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The artist, clearly influenced by the work of Fernando Llort, has created a beautiful painting on a wooden plate which was the perfect addition to add some color to my office. She clearly takes pride in her work and in making pieces which portray her life in El Salvador. Its wonderful that she can make a living by creating such beautiful pieces of art.

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My Colorful Land, Hand-Painted Landscape Pinewood Wall Art from El Salvador

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Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

Maria Estela increased tourism in her hometown by inviting tourists into her workshop and showing them how she creates and paints her designs. Because of this, she is able to give work to other artisans in her workshop.

This artist is currently supporting and providing for the education of their children, grandchildren, or children in their community, whether it be at the primary, secondary, or university level.

Maria Estela has been able to work hard and increase her income through the sales of her work. This has enabled her to increase her livelihood and that of the artisans that assist her.

Maria Estela Perlera de Portillo has received 3 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $200 and the most recent for $250.

NOVICA sales make up most of her income and is what she uses to support the other artisans who work with her.

The Women's Empowerment badge is awarded to female artisans or artisan groups that are led by women.

Maria Estela received a local award for second best micro-business person in her town.

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

This artist supports children under the age of 18.

 
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