Rustic Sculpture Depicting Boxers in Recycled Auto Parts, "Rustic Boxing Match"
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Gloves in place, guards up, boxers spar in the ring as the crowd cheers them on. Armando Ramirez crafts the image from an amazing assortment of recycled metal and automobile parts. Sheet metal scraps, spark plugs, springs, washers, nails and wire all find a new life in this unique sculpture.
The artisan does not give his sculptures a fine polished finish, therefore smudges and scratches may be present.
- 0.40 kgs
- 0.9 lbs
- 16.5 cm H x 12.5 cm Diam.
- 6.5" H x 4.9" Diam.
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.
This Product is awarded the Earth Friendly badge because it uses recycled or sustainable materials or techniques.