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Unique Recycled Metal Rustic Train Sculpture (11 Inch), "Rustic Locomotive"

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Discarded thick wires, metal sheets, pulleys and screws become a train engine... more

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Discarded thick wires, metal sheets, pulleys and screws become a train engine under the ingenious creativity of Mexico's Armando Ramírez. Once the main frame of the engine is built, Ramírez transforms a car bearing and spark plugs into characteristic train parts. Ramírez recycles bendix parts from a car's electric system into the train's cauldrons, which are joined together with thick wire and a brush holder from a car's electric system.

Please note it is the artist's intention not to give his sculptures a fine polished finish, therefore smudges and scratches may be present.

  • 2.65 kgs
  • 5.8 lbs
  • 17.5 cm H x 11.5 cm W x 29 cm D
  • 7" H x 4.5" W x 11.5" D

  • Recycled metal
  • Features a rustic, rugged finish
  • Components may vary slightly in size and form
  • Made in Mexico.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Mexicoicon info
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458

From Sundance, Wyoming

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06/09/2019

"Wonderful Sculpture!"

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I purchased the Locomotive as a gift for a train enthusiast. Nice keepsake. It is finished nicely with lots of whimsical personality and character. Very nice personalized hand written note from the artist, which is a nice touch to accompany the gift. I will look for more pieces from this artist. Thank you Novica and thank you Armando Ramirez.

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Rustic Locomotive, Unique Recycled Metal Rustic Train Sculpture (11 Inch)

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02/23/2021

"Connected old and young in delight!"

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Opened at a socially distanced outdoor birthday party for a teenager, the young biker it was given to and all the other generations passed it and the information about the artist around to smiles, laughter, oohs and aahs, bringing people from different generations and different countries together for a moment amidst the isolation everyone is feeling right now.

Best Uses

  • Decorating a teenagers room!

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From Tennessee

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02/14/2021

"large ship"

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My husband is very fond of this group of artists treasures, and really liked the ship. The large size is really appealing and unusual. Lots of details make it impressive.

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Meg

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02/09/2021

"Great!"

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This is a lot of fun. It was a great gift for a photographer.

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02/08/2021

"Wonderful piece of art!"

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I bought this for my grandson. He loves it. Especially because it came from Mexico. His Dad is from Mexico and he?s very proud of his heritage. When I saw this I knew it was for him. Amazing detail and craftsmanship. I know he?ll have this forever.

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From Brookfield Wisconsin

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02/03/2021

"Great title"

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My psychiatrist absolutely thought it was a great gift. So unique, it?s one of a kind

Best Uses

  • Warm and soft alpaca when out in the cold
  • Display

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Rustic Psychotherapist, Unique Recycled Metal Eco Sculpture from Mexico

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Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

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.

 
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