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Grab your friends attention when you decorate your walls with this hand-painted gecko wall art. In Haiti, oil drums are recycled and used to create these brightly colored sculptures. Hang up this eight-inch piece with the small hook thats included.
ITEM#: 12093826Accent any wall in your home with a beautiful hand-painted gecko. This decorative accessory is handmade in Haiti from recycled oil drums.
- Hand-painted with a bright, colorful design
- Small hook for hanging
- Made from recycled oil drums
- Measures 8 inches long
Story Behind the Art:
Caribbean Craft promotes employment in Haiti by training unskilled but often highly gifted craftspeople, and by assisting the independent artisans through the introduction of new designs and new market outlets. Unemployment in Haiti, the poorest country of the American hemisphere, is variously estimated at between 60 and 80-percent. The organization has gone through rough times during the past years, marked by political troubles and economic difficulties including a three year long embargo on all Haitian exports. Caribbean Craft currently employs 400 artisans either as salaried employees or outside contractors, with roughly equal numbers of men and women. The natural artistic talents of the Haitians are well known, and many of these hand-painted pieces are truly works of art.
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.
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Looks great in a kids bathroonRead More
Colorful and fun. Here in Florida we have Geckos. Great decoration for inside or out.Read More
beautiful! vibrant colors...Read More
Very whimsical piece brightens any bare wall fits well with other geico and life size dragonfly in Florida sunroomRead More
This was much smaller than I thought it would be be but the colors are vivid and it's a nice decoration.Read More
The craftsmanship is excellent. The colors are vibrant and you can tell it was painted with whimsy which is the very reason i bought the piece. It was nice to receive a picture of the artist. That was a nice touch. Oh yes, I hung my gecko next to some of my Talavera tile. A really nice marriage of the art pieces. My hat goes off to the gifted artist.Read More
Much smaller than expected even with plotting the measurements on the wall. It just doesn't fill the space as expected. Still I love the colors and the whimsy. I bought another Gecko and a frog to fill the space. Buy and enjoy, just be aware it takes multiples to fill wall space.Read More
This is a small metal decoration that I gifted to my small daughter. She loved the colors, even taking it to her school for show and tell. It's very vibrant.Read More
Very colorful gecko and got what I had expected. The quality was fine; the colors beautiful and I'm very pleased with it.Read More
Questions & Answers
add color to a plain bathroom
I liked that this product was hand made in Haiti with recycled material and that they are bright and colorful for a child's room.
I love geckos & great colors, I'll be back for more.
I like the Worldstock products for myself and for friends. They are colorful and original and well made.
I liked the colors
Is it suitable to hang outside?
It can be hung outside, but it will be prone to weather-related damage.
very cute but small
Yes, but it will fade a bit in the sun and possibly rust over time.
Yes, if area is covered, such as a covered deck. Wouldn't place in direct sun and rain though, too cute to watch it fade or rust!
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