Over $89.4 million sent to artisans so far!
Reverse painted glass tray, 'Butterfly Waltz in Blue' - Reverse Painted Glass Tray with Butterfly Motifs in Blue Curate

Product ID: 281633

Butterfly Waltz in Blue Reverse Painted Glass Tray with Butterfly Motifs in Blue

This beautiful tray from Peru features butterfly and floral motifs achieved by... more

Coming Back!

This item is available for backorder and will ship within 2 to 8 weeks. Read more

Pre-Order Now!

This item is available for pre-order and will ship within 2 to 8 weeks. Read more

Details

This beautiful tray from Peru features butterfly and floral motifs achieved by hand on reverse-painted glass, a technique where the designs are applied to a pane of glass and flipped so that the composition can be seen against its smooth surface. Asunta Pelaez crafts this tray from wood, with a blue background against the multicolored motifs.

  • 1.96 kgs
  • 4.3 lbs
  • 45 cm H x 45 cm W x 6 cm D
  • 17.75" H x 17.75" W x 2.4" D

  • Reverse painted glass on plywood
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Free Gift Wrap? No
  • Premium Gift Wrap? No
  • Made in Peru.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Andes
You May Also Like

You can find reverse painted glass tray 'Butterfly Waltz in Blue' by Asunta Pelaez in tableware categories such as Reverse Painted Glass Serveware, Hand Painted Serveware, Floral Serveware, Animal Themed Serveware, Glass Serveware and Trays Serveware. Enjoy exploring these sections for other Novica treasures.

Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

In 2016, Asunta was diagnosed with a serious throat disease. She has no health insurance and uses her earnings from NOVICA to fund her treatments. She also has a husband and her employees who depend on her. Through all this, she has shown such perseverance and strength and continues to work hard and balance her responsibilities.

Asunta uses the traditional Peruvian technique of reverse painted glass. Brought to Peru during the colonial period, every detail is done by hand taking great skill and patience. She teaches the technique to others through her workshop and hopes those in her workshop will continue to practice and pass down the traditional technique to keep it alive for future generations.

Asunta’s sales have increased more than 3x since starting with Novica. When Asunta first started out, she had a small workshop with 2 part-time assistants. Now she is able to rent a larger space close to her home and support more employees.

Asunta employs three single mothers in her workshop who support a total of 6 children, one having a disability. Asunta and the mothers rely on their sales for steady income to support themselves, their children and their children's education.

Asunta employs 5 artisans full-time and one temporary artisan. The temporary artisan is another NOVICA artisan and helps Asunta with the most physically demanding parts of her work because of her illness.

Asunta’s sales are critical to supporting herself, her elder husband and her 5 employees along with their families. Her personal health situation makes each sale that much more important.

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

Product Reviews By Customers
(0)
(0)
(0)
(0)
(0)

Quantity

Keyword has to be at least 3 characters. Please try again

Asunta Pelaez

Meet the Artist
Asunta Pelaez

Reverse-painted glass mirrors and trays

Andes
60 artist reviews

60 Testimonials for Asunta Pelaez

charliegirl

Charlotte Michigan USA

Very nice mirror, wonderful quality, excellent packaging; arrived with no problems.

charliegirl

Charlotte Michigan USA

Very nice mirror, wonderful quality, excellent packaging; arrived with no problems.

Arlene

Thank you Asunta for the beautiful trio of mirrors, I adore them! The way you presented the Floral Glory - beautifully wrapped and carefully packaged was a mirror reflection of the same care and love you pour into your creations.
 
BACK TO TOP