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Reverse-painted glass mirror, 'Blue Fascination' - Reverse-Painted Glass Wall Mirror in Blue from Peru

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Reverse-Painted Glass Wall Mirror in Blue from Peru, "Blue Fascination"

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Working in the traditional style of reverse-painted glass, Peruvian artisan... more

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Working in the traditional style of reverse-painted glass, Peruvian artisan Asunta Pelaez hand-paints intricate blue designs on the backs of glass panels that decorate this rectangular wall mirror. Crafted of wood, it is completed with gold-tone trim.

  • 6.60 kgs
  • 14.6 lbs
  • Frame: 80.5 cm H x 60.5 cm W x 3.5 cm D
  • Frame: 31.5" H x 24" W x 1.4" D
  • Mirror: 36 cm W x 56 cm H
  • Mirror: 14.25" W x 22" H

  • Glass, MDF
  • Designed to hang vertically only
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Made in Peru.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in the Andesicon info
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181

James

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06/12/2019

"Its stunning!"

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We ordered this beautiful mirror to place above our fireplace and we couldnt be happier with it! We look forward to buying more of your amazing works of art! Thank you! :)

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Blue Fascination, Reverse-Painted Glass Wall Mirror in Blue from Peru

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Tony

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12/02/2021

"Amazing Box"

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This box has a beautiful finish and is well made. I would buy similar boxes in the future as gifts.

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Gift Occasion:
  • This was a gift for: Mother
  • Occasion: birthday

Danny

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12/02/2021

"Absolutely Beautiful!!!"

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I bought this for my adult daughter for Christmas. I was totally delighted when it arrived. It was very well made and absolutely beautiful. And thank goodness it was well protected and survived the mailing intact. I am buying another for a family member.

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

VALENTINA

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10/31/2021

"Beautiful"

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Ocean Harmony in Green is the gorgeous box and an amazing piece of art work. Thank you so much

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Lillian

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09/22/2021

"Perfect!"

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Ive been looking for a small drink table for a while. I like different things. My table arrived yesterday and we quickly put it together and put it out. I love it. Not only is it different, its beautiful. Im glad I ordered it.

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Birds in the Red Skies, Floral and Bird Motif Reverse-Painted Glass Accent Table

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Marylyn

From Ogden, Utah USA

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09/11/2021

"Gifted this to my son"

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I gifted this to my son who lived across the United States and I didnt see him often, but he had moved into a new home. When I saw it for the first time, I had forgotten it and I asked where did you get that beautiful mirror? Truly an outstanding piece of art work.

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

Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

Confronting Adversity

Confronting Adversity

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 workers who depend on her. Through all this, she has shown such perseverance and strength and continues to work hard and balance her responsibilities.

Preserving Traditions

Preserving Traditions

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

Moving On Up

Moving On Up

Asunta's sales have increased more than threefold since she joined Novica. When Asunta first started out, she had a small workshop with two part-time assistants. Now she is able to rent a larger space close to her home and provide work for more people.

Microcredit Financing

Microcredit Financing

Asunta Pelaez has received 8 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $1800 and the most recent for $2850. Proceeds were used to invest in the purchase of wood, paint and lacquer for production.

Job Creator

Job Creator

In addition to the artisans she employs full time, Asunta works with one temporary artisan — another NOVICA artisan who helps Asunta with the most physically demanding parts of her work because of her illness.

Enabling Education

Enabling Education

This artist is currently supporting and providing for the education of their children, grandchildren, or children in their community, whether it be at the primary, secondary, or university level.

Profound Impact

Profound Impact

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

Empowering Women

Empowering Women

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

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