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Recycled Auto Part Mother Rhino Sculpture from Mexico, "Rustic Mother Rhino"

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This sci-fi take on one of Africa's most singular creatures will make for a very cool desk partner or an excellent conversation piece nestled amongst your shelves. Armando Ramirez handcrafts it from a combination of recycled auto and bicycle metal parts and gives it a rough, rustic finish for added grit.

The Mexican artisan has turned his childhood pastime of crafting toys into an art form that has allowed him to exploit his ingenuity and his creativity. He uses scrap metal from auto shops and bicycles to create sculptures, decor pieces, and even chess sets. The popularity of his creations has enabled Armando to start a workshop and dedicate himself full-time to his artistic pursuits.

  • 4.04 kgs
  • 8.9 lbs
  • 20 cm H x 11 cm W x 40 cm D
  • 7.75" H x 4.3" W x 15.75" D

  • Recycled auto parts and metal
  • Features a rustic, rugged finish
  • Each work is unique. Recycled parts will vary from piece to piece based on availability.
  • Promotes recycling and reduces waste
  • Made in Mexico.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Mexicoicon info
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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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Pediatrician's Appointment, Handcrafted Recycled Metal Mexico Rustic Doctor Sculpture

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Beau

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12/09/2023

"WOOF!"

Truly an inventive and delightful sculpture. Its size alone was a huge welcomed surprise. Definitely will be watching for such scuptures!

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Michael

From Phoenix, AZ

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12/06/2023

"Fabulous"

Awesome piece of sculpture. Looks great on the wall!

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Rolando A

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08/09/2023

"She love it"

Luckily, I found this beauty surfing the web looking for a gift for my wife for our 6-year anniversary. THIS SCULPTURE IS PERFECT since I work in a metal recycling company and our first outings were to parks.

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Gift Occasion:
  • This was a gift for: Wife
  • Occasion: anniversary

robin

From Tennessee

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07/25/2023

"metal art couple"

Nice design and size.

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Jenn

From Palos Heights, IL

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07/04/2023

"Another edition of Bills Rustic Musicians Sculptures"

So happy with the sculptures!

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Microcredit Financing

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Armando Ramirez has received 3 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $3500 and the most recent for $4000. Proceeds were used to buy materials and also a machine for soldering his metal art.

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