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Iron statuette, 'Rustic Basketball Final' - Artisan Crafted Hand Made Recycled Metal Eco Sculpture Curate

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Artisan Crafted Hand Made Recycled Metal Eco Sculpture, "Rustic Basketball Final"

It's the last seconds of the game and the ball is in the basket in an... more

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It's the last seconds of the game and the ball is in the basket in an entertaining sculpture by Mexico's Armando Ramirez. His ingenious sense of art is evident in the admirable way in which he recycles scrap metal. The players' bodies, for example, are car spark plugs, and their limbs are shaped from long screws. Ramirez uses discarded pieces from a die machine to shape the players' heads. The ball is made up of two hoops made from metal sheets.

Please note it is the artist's intention not to give his sculptures a fine polished finish, therefore smudges and scratches may be present.

  • 0.62 kgs
  • 1.4 lbs
  • 29 cm H x 10.5 cm W x 11.5 cm D
  • 11.5" H x 4.1" W x 4.5" D

  • Recycled metal
  • Features a rustic, rugged finish
  • Components may vary slightly in size and form
  • Free Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Premium Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Made in Mexico.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Mexico
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You can find iron statuette 'Rustic Basketball Final' by Armando Ramirez in sculpture categories such as Recycled Metal Sculpture, Sports Sculpture, Eco-Friendly Sculpture and Metal Sculpture. Enjoy exploring these sections for other Novica treasures.

Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

This artist is currently confronting a major life challenge.

Armando Ramirez has received 3 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $3500 and the most recent for $4000. Proceeds were used to buy materials and also a machine for soldering his metal art.

Armando has received 1st place from the regional contest of the Jaliscience Institute of Crafts for his sculptures.

Every purchase from this artist has a profound impact on their livelihood and income.

This artist has dramatically improved their livelihood by working with NOVICA.

Armando's income helps pay for the education of his two daughters.

This Product is awarded the Earth Friendly badge because it uses recycled or sustainable materials or techniques.

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Amazing work! Everyone loves it!!

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Very impressed with the quick shipping and since I had it wrapped, I was as surprised as the person who I purchased it for. Great quality, highly recommend. Thank You Very Much - I will definitely be purchasing more, from Novica, in the future

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82 Testimonials for Armando Ramirez

Barbara

The attention to detail and creativity is stunning! I love my piece and will order another one. The perfect gift for the adventurer!

Todd

Jaclyn

I purchased the Architect for my father for Christmas. The quality was amazing and it is very unique. He absolutely loved it. Thank you so much!!
 
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