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Haiti Fair Trade Art, Breastfeeding Mermaid, One-of-a-Kind Vintage Beach Home Decor 72x18in.

Haiti
$398.00

It's Cactus Metal Art Haiti

Haiti Fair Trade Art, Breastfeeding Mermaid, One-of-a-Kind Vintage Beach Home Decor 72x18in.

The traditional Haitian method of creating metal sculptures from discarded oil drums has changed very little since the technique was first developed by Georges Liataud in the 1950's.  To begin, the drums are burned out, cleaned up, sanded down and pounded flat.  Next, the artist chalks his intended design onto the prepared metal and begins the heavy and tedious work of cutting and detailing, using only a hammer and chisel. Finally, the sculpture is sealed with a weather-proof finish, so that the sculpture may be displayed easily indoors or out.

 

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It's Cactus Metal Art Haiti

Haiti Fair Trade Art, Breastfeeding Mermaid, One-of-a-Kind Vintage Beach Home Decor 72x18in.

The traditional Haitian method of creating metal sculptures from discarded oil drums has changed very little since the technique was first developed by Georges Liataud in the 1950's.  To begin, the drums are burned out, cleaned up, sanded down and pounded flat.  Next, the artist chalks his intended design onto the prepared metal and begins the heavy and tedious work of cutting and detailing, using only a hammer and chisel. Finally, the sculpture is sealed with a weather-proof finish, so that the sculpture may be displayed easily indoors or out.

 

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SKU: OAKPAN42
Availability: 72x18
Width: 72.00
Height: 18.00
Depth: 1.00
Warranty: 19