This handmade creation is offered in partnership with NOVICA, in association with National Geographic.
This handmade iron figure depicts sweethearts snuggling on park bench. This statue is crafted of recycled bicycle and car parts.
Handcrafted in Mexico
Formed from recycled bicycle and automobile parts into a charming image of rustic appeal
Creative sculpture is also environmentally sound
Measures 4.7 inches high x 3.9 inches wide x 4.7 inches deep
Story Behind the Art: Armando Ramirez speaks of his art, 'As a child I enjoyed inventing toys, and soon yearned to create a unique style of art. Little by little, I began to craft figures from scraps and discarded mechanical parts. The process involves selecting recycled items that can be used. I separate them and soak them in a cleaning solution to remove any impurities. I solder them together until I achieve my design, then I give it a protective coat of glossy varnish. My sculptures are so successful that today I sell only my own works. They are rustic in nature, designed to recycle discarded objects by converting them into art. Thanks to the creativity that God gave me, today I have an enjoyable and better way of life.'
The handcrafted touch of artisan skill creates variations in color, size and design. If buying two of the same item, slight differences should be expected. Note: Color discrepancies may occur between this product and your computer screen.
Ships Carbon Neutral* Please allow 10 business days for the product to leave our warehouse and to receive tracking information. You should expect to receive this item within 15 business days of the order date.
3.9 in W x 4.7 in H x 4.7 in D
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