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Preaching in Haiti, Religious Quality Sculpture, One-of-a-Kind Craftsmanship 23x23

$89.00
SKU: OAK6043
Size:
23x23
Brand:
Haiti
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    It's Cactus Metal Art Haiti

    Preaching in Haiti, Religious Quality Sculpture, One-of-a-Kind Craftsmanship 23 x 23

    Metal drum art is the sustaining life source of Croix-des-Bouquets, the town outside of Port-au-Prince where the tradition of metal art was born. Companies from the capital used to dump empty metal drums in Croix-des-Bouquets, with other industrial waste. In the 1940’s a local blacksmith, Georges Liautaud, took the metal drums and began combining them with iron bars to make elaborate metal crosses. His ingenuity turned waste into something useful that has become a new uniquely Haitian craft tradition.

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