"I would like to glue this mirror over an excisting mirror. Can you tell me what the back is made of?"
Using alot of aqua/teal colors in my home & am a butterfly lover so....had to have. Lovely, decent sized piece. Actually would give it a 4 1/2, only because of some slight imperfections in whoever does the fine finishing work along the inner edges. Could have been sanded a little finer. Instead, irregular edges that detract from the overall beauty of the rest of the piece....
ITEM#: 13963684This handmade creation is offered in partnership with NOVICA, in association with National Geographic.
Working in traditional Andean style, Edmundo Contreras handcrafts an exquisite wall mirror. Butterflies browse colorful blossoms, painted by hand on panes of glass and set in gilded panels.
- Colors: Blue, green, gold, red, orange, pink
- Materials: Reverse-painted glass, plywood, MDF
- Back of mirror is made of MDF
- Patterns: Flowers, butterflies
- Designed to hang vertically only
- Mirror included
- Frame: 22.6 inches high x 15.9 inches wide x 1.4 inches deep
- Mirror: 11.2 inches high x 7.5 inches wide
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.
|Color||Blue, Gold, Green, Orange, Pink, Red|
|Product Features||Handmade, Includes Hardware|
|Country of Origin||Peru|
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Using alot of aqua/teal colors in my home & am a butterfly lover so....had to have. Lovely, decent sized piece. Actually would give it a 4 1/2, only because of some slight imperfections in whoever does the fine finishing work along the inner edges. Could have been sanded a little finer. Instead, irregular edges that detract from the overall beauty of the rest of the piece.Read More
quality is really cheap, way too much money for plastic and not hand paintedRead More
I was very happy with the mirror, colors were very vivid. The pattern and the design was perfect with all of the other materials. Overstock really does have nice merchandise. I have been buying with the company for over two years and I have been pleased with all of my purchases with the exceptionof a couple of returns.Read More
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