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Product ID: 185431

Recycled Auto Parts Sculpture Metal Art Mexico, "Rustic Car Mechanic"

Spark plugs are recycled into an expressive sculpture by Mexican artisan Armando... more

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Spark plugs are recycled into an expressive sculpture by Mexican artisan Armando Ramirez. He portrays a mechanic at work on the front part of a V.W. Beetle, which he crafts from a car's ball bearings, chain and rocker arm. Metal nails and sheets serve to complete this whimsical sculpture.

Ramírez prefers not to give his sculptures a fine polished finish, therefore smudges and scratches may be present.

  • 0.73 kgs
  • 1.6 lbs
  • 12 cm H x 12.5 cm W x 12.5 cm D
  • 4.7" H x 4.9" W x 4.9" D

  • Recycled metal
  • 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
Gift Info
  • Free Gift Wrap? No
  • Premium Gift Wrap? Yes

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596

Briana

From Florida/United States

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10/01/2017

"Love it!"

I bought this for my stepdad who restores cars. He loves it! Great quality and unique!

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Rustic Car Mechanic, Recycled Auto Parts Sculpture Metal Art Mexico

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  • This was a gift for: Father
  • Occasion: birthday

Heather

From Arizona

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05/23/2017

"It was the perfect gift"

Got this for my fiancee who teaches automotive in high school. He loves it and said it was perfect. He has 5 years til retirement, so I can get him a different one each year for graduation.

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Home decor

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Rustic Car Mechanic, Recycled Auto Parts Sculpture Metal Art Mexico

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  • This was a gift for: Boyfriend
  • Occasion: graduation

Rebekah

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01/10/2017

"Men can appreciate artistry."

This was a gift and everyone who saw this piece was amazed at the artistry. Absolutely Beautiful.

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Rustic Car Mechanic, Recycled Auto Parts Sculpture Metal Art Mexico

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  • Occasion: thank you

Patty

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12/16/2016

"Perfect!"

The gift wrapping, product and customer service was all Perfect. Couldn't ask for a more pleasant gift shopping experience online. Thank you !

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For the man who has everything

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Rustic Car Mechanic, Recycled Auto Parts Sculpture Metal Art Mexico

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  • Occasion: Christmas

mcb

From Eureka, CA, USA

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06/16/2016

"Perfect gift for car guy"

impressed with cleverness

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Rustic Car Mechanic, Recycled Auto Parts Sculpture Metal Art Mexico

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  • Occasion: birthday

Michael

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06/16/2016

"This is very special to my son."

The work done on this item was outstanding.

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Rustic Car Mechanic, Recycled Auto Parts Sculpture Metal Art Mexico

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  • Occasion: 'just because'

Aida

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06/28/2022

"Lasting romance"

I gifted this one to myself! The metal parts brought to life are a perfect fit under my little bamboo plant. It is very sturdy but it was very well packed to protect the art piece. It only needs occasional dusting.

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Rustic Light of Love, Fair Trade Recycled Metal Romantic Sweethearts Sculpture

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KEENAN

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06/18/2022

"Love these"

I purchased all of them. I love music so these fit into my decor and spaces very nicely.

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Melody

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06/17/2022

"I bought this for my son!"

So fun! We re in the metal manufacturing industry, so when I saw this, I knew it would be an interesting addition to my son s desk. All of his creations are amazing and I had a tough time choosing which one. Highly recommend!

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Elizabeth

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06/16/2022

"Beautiful and well made"

Interesting, beautiful and very well-made. Looks just as pictured. Highly recommend this as a gift or a knick-knack for your own home.

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Lorraine

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06/13/2022

"Perfect desk ornament"

This is exactly what I was looking for to celebrate my granddaughters graduation with a degree in computer science. A cute piece to set on her desk.

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  • This was a gift for: Granddaughter
  • Occasion: graduation

Carolina Vargas

From Ohio

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06/05/2022

"a tribute"

A gift for my nephew who will begin aviation classes next month and He told me it will be in his living space as a reminder of me.

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  • Occasion: going away

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