Wood Ant Puzzle Box from Guatemala, "Charming Ant"
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Carrying a heavy load on its back, a charming ant is depicted in this puzzle box from Guatemala. Gaspar Mendoza comes up with the design and handcrafts the box of cypress, hormigo, and guachipilin wood with distinct color variation. The box opens with three separate pieces.
This artist has dramatically improved their livelihood by working with NOVICA.
This artist uses traditional techniques handed down through the generations and/or creates culturally significant items, helping keep these traditions alive.
Gaspar Mendoza has received 3 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $200 and the most recent for $300.
This artist striving to supporting their own or their family's basic needs and improve their livelihood.