Hand-Painted Wood Loving Angel Sculpture from Guatemala, "Loving Angel"
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Bringing a loving and spiritual vibe into your home, this pinewood sculpture takes the shape of an angel that carries a heart in her arm. Guatemalan artisan Jose Canil Ramos designs this decor accessory, painted by hand in pink with floral motifs.
Jose suffers from a rare facial nerve paralysis and is currently treating the condition with physical therapy.
Jose is a very talented wood carver. He first learned when he was just ten years old from his father. This art has been passed down for generations and Jose plans to continue the tradition and teach his son how to carve.
Jose Canil Ramos has received 7 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $250 and the most recent for $2100. Proceeds were used to invest in wood, saws, paints, and sandpaper for production.
Jose's work helps generate employment opportunities for those in his community. With the sales from NOVICA, he can employ other artisans and help change the lives of his workers.
Jose hires several people in his community which provides them with a stable income for supporting their families.
Love love love Love love love your work I have 15 pieces that you have made ...and I get so excited to see what you?ll make next ?? Everyone that visits me fall in love with you work...I absolutely love your creations and I know your dad would be so proud ...God Bless you Jose and your mother
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