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Upcycled Auto Part and Sheet Metal Hummingbird Sculpture, "Flitting Hummingbird"

Mexican artisan Armando Ramirez transforms recycled sheet metal, auto parts, and... more

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Mexican artisan Armando Ramirez transforms recycled sheet metal, auto parts, and other hardware into a beautiful sculpture. A graceful hummingbird--made of intricately cut sheet metal for the wings and tail, a gear for the head, and gear chain for the underside of the body--drinks nectar from a flower supported by a stem made of rebar with a hammered sheet metal leaf, standing on a round base. This impressive sculpture is a beautiful way to celebrate both nature's beauty and the importance of protecting it through recycling.

  • 0.42 kgs
  • 0.9 lbs
  • 21.1 cm H x 17.2 cm W x 19 cm D
  • 8.25" H x 6.75" W x 7.5" D

  • Upcycled metal auto parts
  • Features a rustic, rugged finish
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Promotes recycling and reduces waste
  • Made in Mexico.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Mexicoicon info
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EDGUBI

From Texas

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01/11/2023

"Clever design that looks even better in person"

Somehow the picture doesnt convey to me quite how precarious the hummingbird looks in real life and yet how solid it actually is. It also looks extremely cool.

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Flitting Hummingbird, Upcycled Auto Part and Sheet Metal Hummingbird Sculpture

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Kathi

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02/19/2022

"Just so unique"

I just love this, I enjoy all of my Upcycled sculpture purchases. Details are truly unique and original.

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Flitting Hummingbird, Upcycled Auto Part and Sheet Metal Hummingbird Sculpture

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Shannon

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03/08/2024

"Love it!!"

I had to wait a bit until this beautiful piece became available again. It just arrived the other day and I love it. Ill be gifting it soon and know the recipient will just love it.

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Gift Occasion:
  • This was a gift for: Friend
  • Occasion: thank you

Entropy

From New Jersey- Maine

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03/05/2024

"Love this artist!!"

We now have at least 4-5 pieces from Armando Ramirez. His talent is phenomenal! This was purchased for our youngest son to hang his car keys and Covid mask on,in his room. This was one of those gifts that is soooo hard to let go of and actually give away. I would love one of just about everything of Armando Ramirez ,we have his amazing deer sculpture that has a place for a votive candle and it is hands down my most favorite piece of art!! Highly recommend getting something from this amazing artist ! His small people sculptures have made charming gifts through the years but his larger work is absolutely exquisite!!!

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Exceptional

Best Uses

  • Art, decorative, and art collection

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

Sandra

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12/14/2023

"Clever auto part sculpture"

I bought one of these pediatricians for my nephew who is a pediatrician. He loves it and told me it is very cute.I also bought one for my personal doctor. She loves hers, too.Armando Ramirez is very creative--a true artisan.. I have bought several of his sculptures and have loved every one of them and so have the peopleI have given them to.. I turned the Barber sculpture into a Retinologist giving an eye injection. When I look at them, they do not seem like they are made out of scrap auto parts. All I see is a delightful showpiece.

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Beau

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12/09/2023

"WOOF!"

Truly an inventive and delightful sculpture. Its size alone was a huge welcomed surprise. Definitely will be watching for such scuptures!

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