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Recycled Metal Auto Part Sailor Sculpture from Mexico, "Sailor"

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Working with a passion for converting recycled materials, Mexican artisan Armando Ramirez crafts this nautical sculpture from upcycled metal auto parts. Made from nails, screws, washers, a spark plug, and other pieces of scrap metal, a sailor stands at attention next to a ship's wheel.

  • 0.40 kgs
  • 0.9 lbs
  • 17.4 cm H x 16.7 cm W x 14.8 cm D
  • 6.75" H x 6.5" W x 5.75" D

  • Redycled metal auto parts, scrap metal
  • Features a rustic, rugged finish
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Promotes recycling and reduces waste
  • Made in Mexico.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Mexicoicon info
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Carolina Vargas

From Ohio

Verified Reviewer

07/22/2022

"Reflect on the past"

I sent this to my husbands father who was in the Marines during two wars. It has meant so much for him. In spite of living the wars, he also is proud of what he did and what he is now.

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Decorative

Best Uses

  • Remembrance

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Sailor, Recycled Metal Auto Part Sailor Sculpture from Mexico

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  • This was a gift for: Father-in-law
  • Occasion: Father's Day

Kathleen

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04/29/2021

"Very cool sailor"

Another great and creative sculpture! As a former USCG officer, I appreciate this especially.

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EDGUBI

From Texas

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01/11/2023

"Clever design that looks even better in person"

Somehow the picture doesnt convey to me quite how precarious the hummingbird looks in real life and yet how solid it actually is. It also looks extremely cool.

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Denise

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01/03/2023

"Beautiful Craftsmanship"

Bought this as a Christmas gift for my nephew who wants to be a sports broadcaster. Its great quality, unique and he loves it!

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  • This was a gift for: Nephew
  • Occasion: Christmas

Kathryn

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12/29/2022

"Metal cat sculpture"

Absolutely fantastic! This was my husbands favorite Christmas gift! He loved it!

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  • This was a gift for: Husband
  • Occasion: Christmas

Kendra

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12/23/2022

"Gift for 16 year old girl"

I asked my son what extra gift I should get my 16 year old daughter and he said, “just get the most random thing you can find” Success! And it s well crafted and very unique to boot! She loves it!

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  • This was a gift for: Daughter
  • Occasion: Christmas

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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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