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Product ID: 185431

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

byArmando Ramirez: icon star icon star icon star icon star icon star (423)
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

Reviews by Customers

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423

From Florida/United States

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10/01/2017

"Love it!"

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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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Gift Occasion:
  • This was a gift for: Father
  • Occasion: birthday
From Arizona

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05/23/2017

"It was the perfect gift"

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

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01/10/2017

"Men can appreciate artistry."

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

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12/16/2016

"Perfect!"

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

Tags By Patty

For the man who has everything

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Rustic Car Mechanic, Recycled Auto Parts Sculpture Metal Art Mexico

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Gift Occasion:
  • This was a gift for: Brother
  • Occasion: Christmas

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From Eureka, CA, USA

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06/16/2016

"Perfect gift for car guy"

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impressed with cleverness

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Rustic Car Mechanic, Recycled Auto Parts Sculpture Metal Art Mexico

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Gift Occasion:
  • This was a gift for: Brother-in-law
  • Occasion: birthday

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06/16/2016

"This is very special to my son."

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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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Gift Occasion:
  • This was a gift for: Son
  • Occasion: 'just because'

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11/21/2020

"The legend"

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Arrived on time, well packaged. A very nice piece, well made.

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11/16/2020

"Perfect for my family"

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I bought this as a Christmas gift for my son and daughter-in-law because one of my granddaughters plays the cello and the other plays the violin. I couldnt resist!

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11/12/2020

"Another wonderful sculpture"

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Now I have two sculptures from this wonderful artist- this one and the Raptor. Love them both- so original, unique and creative. I have this Thinker on my desk at work and get many positive comments. Very substantial in size and heft. I will certainly be adding (or gifting) a few more of these great sculptures.

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11/09/2020

"Great man cave gift"

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Great gift for surfers. Purchased as a Christmas gift for my son who is a surfing enthusiast. Very well made. Definitely recommend. I love the work by this artist for his creative humor and sustainable art.

Best Uses

  • sustainable art

Purchased Item:

Rustic Surfer, Hand Crafted Mexican Recycled Metal and Cart Parts Sculpture

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11/09/2020

"Great man cave gift"

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Purchased as a Christmas gift for my son, former high school basketball player and enthusiast for his man cave. Very well done. Good conversation piece.

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From Aurora, Colorado

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11/08/2020

"So fun!"

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This is a first art purchase for me. I love that this is unusual but I love that it is so fun especially!

Best Uses

  • To add a bit of quirkiness to your living space

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Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

This artist is currently confronting a major life challenge.

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.

Armando has received 1st place from the regional contest of the Jaliscience Institute of Crafts for his sculptures.

Every purchase from this artist has a profound impact on their livelihood and income.

This artist has dramatically improved their livelihood by working with NOVICA.

Armando's income helps pay for the education of his two daughters.

 
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