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Reverse-painted glass tray, 'Floral Intricacy in Steel' - Steel-Tone Reverse-Painted Glass Tray from Peru

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

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 designed by 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 steel-tone trim and handles at the sides.

  • 1.70 kgs
  • 3.7 lbs
  • 6 cm H x 41 cm Diam.
  • 2.4" H x 16.25" Diam.

  • Glass, plywood
  • Wipe with a damp cloth
  • 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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Cindy

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12/07/2020

"This is a beautiful tray with many uses. Fits in w"

I love it and will cherish it forever.

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

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Tammy

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03/17/2021

"A cherished piece to hand down to my children"

More beautiful in person, pictures do not do this piece justice

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M aria

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06/28/2022

"Beautiful!"

This was an 18th birthday present for my great-granddaughter. It is beautiful, with great workmanship. I know my great-granddaughter will treasure it, she will love it!!!

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Ivory Winter Butterflies, Butterflies on an Ivory Reverse Painted Glass Decorative Box

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  • This was a gift for: great-granddaughter
  • Occasion: birthday

Mike

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06/25/2022

"Nice piece"

Absolutely Beautiful!!!

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Nick

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06/24/2022

"a perfect present"

beautifully made and every bit as lovely as it appeared in the photographs

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  • This was a gift for: Friend
  • Occasion: birthday

Barbara

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05/24/2022

"Beauty and Grace"

This table, the colors the textures, its loving, peaceful energy, captures my eye and heart. Each time I pass it, I have to stop and gaze in gratitude that turns into JOY

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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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