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Silver-Tone Reverse-Painted Glass Tray from Peru, "Floral Intricacy in Silver"

Hand-painted with intricate floral motifs, this traditional reverse-painted... more

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Hand-painted with intricate floral motifs, this traditional reverse-painted glass tray is the work of Peru's Asunta Pelaez. She hand-pants the designs onto the reverse side of a glass panel, decorating the tray's bottom. The tray is crafted of wood, complete with silver-tone trim and handles at the sides.

  • 1.85 kgs
  • 4.1 lbs
  • 6 cm H x 41 cm Diam.
  • 2.4" H x 16.25" Diam.

  • Glass, MDF
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Wipe with a damp cloth
  • Made in Peru.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Peruicon info
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215

Deborah

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09/03/2021

"Beautiful tray"

This tray is absolutely gorgeous and promises to be used for many special occasions --- daily! Sent to our son as he loves making tea while working or relaxing. I especially love the silver warmth with the colors of the florals.

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Kari

From Santa Cruz, CA. USA

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11/05/2022

"Beautiful!"

This is so beautifully painted! I love the design and the handles are just the right size to easily carry the tray.

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Cass

From Rochester Hills, Michigan

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02/18/2021

"Perfect wedding gift"

Absolutely beautiful. Lovely quality.

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Sharon

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09/09/2020

"Beautiful"

I leave this tray on my coffee table. It is a beautiful accent to the room!

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Cassie L

From Melbourne Australia

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03/14/2020

"Beautiful"

Beautiful tray

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Nicholas

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09/30/2023

"Beautiful Design and Attention to Detail"

The Asunta Pelaez flying Hummingbirds 6-drawer jewelry box is a delight. The quality of the painting is extraordinary, and the overall craftsmanship of the box is of very high quality and shows the attention to detail of this artist. Could not be happier with this unique, beautiful work of art. Anyone who appreciates artistic quality will be thrilled with Asuntas designs. The box was well packed and delivered promptly.

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Lisa

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09/14/2023

"A cherished heirloom!"

Special thanks to Asunta Pelaez for creating this masterpiece! It arrived today and it is so much more beautiful than I anticipated. Wow. It took my breath away. I was so excited that I gave it to my mom right away! It was supposed to be a birthday present for March. No way I could keep it hidden for so long! This is a truly beautiful piece of art work. I love it! Thank you, thank you, thank you.

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Beyond fabulous!

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

Lisa

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08/26/2023

"Stunning!"

This is a beautiful item. It was a gift and very much appreciated. Thank you so much.

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Bing

From NJ

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08/09/2023

"Gorgeous artwork"

Could not be happier. So beautiful.

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

Andrea

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04/16/2023

"A beautiful piece"

Beautiful colors, well-made. An elegant addition to a wall grouping.

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Sharon

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02/20/2023

"Birthday gift"

My Neice loves her mirror! This is the second one that I have purchased for her.

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  • Decorating with a pop of color

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

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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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