Bold against jade green, golden medallions recall colonial art motifs. Edmundo Contreras portrays them on a set of coasters with gilded borders. Meticulously hand painted on the reverse side of glass, their clarity is exceptional....more
This handmade creation is offered in partnership with NOVICA, in association with National Geographic.
Bold against jade green, golden medallions recall colonial art motifs. Edmundo Contreras portrays them on a set of coasters with gilded borders. Meticulously hand painted on the reverse side of glass, their clarity is exceptional.
Colors: Green, gold
Number of pieces: Four
Materials: Reverse painted glass, MDF
Dimensions (each): 4.3 inches high x 4.3 inches wide x 0.4 inches deep
Story Behind the Art: Peru's Edmundo Contreras says, 'I inherited my interest in art from my mother, a weaver. As an adolescent, I enjoyed painting and liked to create cartoons as a form of social protest, when terrorists threatened our land. Now I specialize in painted glass and crackled finishes, a technique that is both traditional and modern. My themes range from the pre-Hispanic, colonial, and ethnic, to the beauty and culture of the Andean world and its wildlife.'
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.
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.
Each (4): 4.3 inches high x 4.3 inches wide x 0.4 inches deep
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