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Unique Central American Ceramic Ornaments (Set of 4), "Angels"

Jose Arriola depicts four Christmas angels in hand painted terracotta. The charming set of ornaments wears bright and cheerful clothing based on... more

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Jose Arriola depicts four Christmas angels in hand painted terracotta. The charming set of ornaments wears bright and cheerful clothing based on Guatemala's traditional handloomed artistry. They arrive in a colorful storage pouch made from hand woven cotton.

  • 0.27 kgs
  • 0.6 lbs
  • Each: 9 cm H x 6 cm W x 4.5 cm D
  • Each: 3.5" H x 2.4" W x 1.8" D
  • Bag: 17.8 cm L x 14 cm W
  • Bag: 7" L x 5.5" W

  • Ceramic
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Made in Guatemala
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Guatemalaicon info
  • Product ID: 176555
Jose Arriola
Jose Arriola

Central America

Ceramic ornaments and figurines

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Linda

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Dec 28, 2020

Beautiful addition to the Christmas tree!”

These angels arrived beautifully wrapped and very safely packed. They are absolutely beautiful and my daughter loves them!

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Christine

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Mar 07, 2020

Beautiful addition to my collection of Angels”

Beautiful!!! Planning to buy the other set.

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Susan

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Dec 13, 2016

BEAUTIFUL CRAFTMANSHIP!”

I love these Christmas Angel Ornaments. They will make a perfect Christmas gift!

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Travele

From North America

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Jun 30, 2024

Perfect gift!”

I can t wait to give this as a gift. Perfect for someone who has everything and not much space in their home! Thank you!

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Alice

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Jun 21, 2024

Great little treasures.”

I purchased a set last year to give as gifts- All who received one absolutely love them. They have festive nature about them and they are made with love and excellent craftsmanship. I will be back. Thank you, José.

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Mrs N

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Jun 20, 2024

Beautiful seahorses!”

The seahorses are beautiful, just as pretty and colourful as the picture. Thank you Jose.

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Preserving Traditions

Preserving Traditions

Jose creates the most beautiful ceramic ornaments and figurines. His family has lived in Antigua for more than 100 years and he takes great pride in practicing the same ceramic techniques his ancestors used. He wishes to help this tradition continue and he teaches anyone in his community who has an interest in learning.

Microcredit Financing

Microcredit Financing

Jose Arriola has received 7 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $450 and the most recent for $2550. Proceeds were used to purchase paints and materials for his ceramics to continue production.

Enabling Education

Enabling Education

Jose's children are all grown but but he does provide financial support for the education of one person outside of his family and he occasionally supports other children's school expenses.

Confronting Adversity

Confronting Adversity

Jose has been dealing with diabetes for over 17 years. His condition has caused many problems for him, but currently he is able to control it and enjoy his life.

Job Creator

Job Creator

Jose provides employment to several people within his community.

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