Auto Parts Sculpture, 'Rustic Rocker' (Mexico)

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ITEM# 22570668
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    ITEM#: 22570668

    The lead singer in the band strums the cords of his electric guitar as he sings to Mexico's Armando Rame?rez. Mastering the art of recycling metal and auto parts, Rame?rez sculpts the singer with pieces from a car's ignition and electrical system for the body, wire for the limbs, and pieces left over from a die machine for the hands, feet, and head. Additional metal parts are transformed into an electric guitar, the microphone and the base.

    Product Features:
    • Dimensions: 11.25 inches high x 7.5 inches diameter
    • Worldstock Country: Mexico
    • Product Features: Handmade
    • Material: Metal
    • Color: Silver

    Story Behind the Art:
    Hi, I'm Armando Rame?rez. All my life, I've lived in a town of artisans, and this has motivated me to create new art. As a child I enjoyed inventing toys, and soon yearned to create a unique style of art. Environmentally enamored, I now transform recycled goods.?At first, little by little, I began to craft figures from scraps and discarded mechanical parts - mostly from cars and bicycles. And so I began to create sculptures, soldering the pieces together and giving them shape as I imagined they should look.?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.? Because I believed and I put my trust in Novica and the people working there, I was able to formalize my craft and give continuity to something that was becoming a dream too difficult to achieve. Great and significant changes came to my life. Novica helped me take the last steps towards consolidating my workshop. Now I can plan projects because I have the financial stability to do so as well as enlarge my workshop so I may offer people in my community safe employment opportunities.?Most importantly, I can buy the little presents I had long promised my two daughters. The financial solvency and the self-assurance I have gained from knowing that people around the world have accepted my work, has inspired me to learn more about art. I have enrolled in an art school where I can learn more about design and materials, because I know I am capable of discovering new recycling techniques I can share with the world.?

    What is Worldstock?

    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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    Material Metal
    Type Sculptures
    Color Silver
    Product Features Handmade
    Worldstock Worldstock
    Dimensions 11.25-inch high x 7.5-inch Diameter
    Model Number 263416
    Country of Origin Mexico

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