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Decorating Your Garden with Metal Art

Decorating Your Garden with Metal Art

Kick Your Garden Up A Notch With Haitian Metal Garden ArtIf the last year has showed us one thing is that home has to be a place we enjoy being at. At the end of the day, whether we are in quarantine lockdown or back to some sort of normalcy, home

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Tap Tap Bus Through Haiti

Tap Tap Bus Through Haiti

Tap Tap Bus Haiti's Most Distinguishable TransportationThe bright, wildly painted tap-tap buses that fill the roads of Port-au-Prince are a sure bet to be in any photographic record of a trip to Haiti. They are the basic mode of transportation for

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Aguilar Family- Mexican Ceramic Folk Art

Aguilar Family- Mexican Ceramic Folk Art

Aguilar FamilyThe Aguilar family of Ocotlan de Morelos, Mexico is renowned nationally and internationally for their imaginative and innovative ceramic figures. These beautiful, handcrafted pieces are a celebration of indigenous culture depicting ever

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Vintage Andean Treasures

Vintage Andean Treasures

Vintage Andean TreasuresI was talking on the phone with Casey. She was very excited about a few cartons she had opened, containing vintage textiles from Bolivia and Peru. “I bought these for the shop 20-25 years ago. When we decided to close the s

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Pin It!

Pin It!

Have you seen our new Guatemalan beaded accessories? On a recent buying trip to Guatemala, Casey came across some tremendously talented bead artists near the shores of Lake Atitlan, in the central highlands of the country. Women there are undertak

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Just Add Birds

Just Add Birds

Sometimes, when I am helping customers shop our metal sculptures, they comment on how they like the movement of this piece or that. Being a “word person” I always think that sounds funny. In the literal sense it defies logic, yet I know that the

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Rodrigo Canil

Rodrigo Canil

Rodrigo Canil, a humble Father, son and a well-known wood sculpture from Chichicastenango, Guatemala. Rodrigo has six brothers 2 sisters and a 3 year old son. He has a degree in accounting, but is currently focusing on his wood carving profession.&nb

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Detail Details Details!

Detail Details Details!

What speaks to you when you look at art? Is it the medium? Is it the design? Is it shape or color or pattern? All of those elements play their part, to be sure. Still, my guess is that when you look at a piece of art, whether it’s a 17th ce

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Have you seen our new Guatemalan beaded accessories?

Have you seen our new Guatemalan beaded accessories?

Have you seen our new Guatemalan beaded accessories? On a recent buying trip to Guatemala, Casey came across some tremendously talented bead artists near the shores of Lake Atitlan, in the central highlands of the country. Women there are undert

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