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Product ID: 123694

Reverse Painted Glass Jewelry Box Chest with Mirror, "Celestial Blue"

byAsunta Pelaez: icon star icon star icon star icon star icon star (126)
A celestial blue cloud embraces this classic jewelry box, designed like a chest... more

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A celestial blue cloud embraces this classic jewelry box, designed like a chest of drawers. The upper tray features a mirror, and the two drawers below organize personal treasures. Asunta Pelaez hand-paints the motifs on the reverse side of glass panes with golden details.

  • 0.71 kgs
  • 1.6 lbs
  • 14 cm H x 12 cm W x 12 cm D
  • 5.5" H x 4.7" W x 4.7" D

  • Reverse painted glass, MDF
  • Mirror included
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Made in Peru.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Andesicon info
Gift Info
  • Free Gift Wrap? No
  • Premium Gift Wrap? No

Reviews by Customers

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Total reviews

126

Verified Reviewer

07/13/2020

"This is now a cherished Hierloom its Gorgeous"

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This item is stunning and perfect in every way an epic peace very happy

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Celestial Blue, Reverse Painted Glass Jewelry Box Chest with Mirror

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01/20/2020

"This artist is magical"

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I purchased this box for my daughter for Christmas. She loves it. The background color is a soothing light cerulean. I have purchased a few items from Ms. Pelaez and they never fail to deeply please. The attention to detail lends a resonance to the work as a whole.

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Celestial Blue, Reverse Painted Glass Jewelry Box Chest with Mirror

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09/11/2020

"Unique and excellent!"

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Exquisite and meticulously detailed, unique.

Tags By Clyde

Excellent craftsmanship.

Best Uses

  • Gift and/or personal use

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Verified Reviewer

09/09/2020

"A gift to a good friend"

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This was received so well by my old friend, I wish it was still available as a gift to myself.

Best Uses

  • On display in his living room

Purchased Item:

Cartographer's Treasure, Golden World Map Reverse Painted Glass Wood Decorative Box

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Verified Reviewer

09/09/2020

"Beautiful"

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I leave this tray on my coffee table. It is a beautiful accent to the room!

Tags By Sharon

gift entertaining

Best Uses

  • Entertaining or Every Day - Make every day special!

Purchased Item:

Floral Intricacy in Silver, Silver-Tone Reverse-Painted Glass Tray from Peru

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Verified Reviewer

09/03/2020

"This is stunning."

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Colours are brilliant and flowers are delicate. I love this work. IAM going to buy another one.

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Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

In 2016, Asunta was diagnosed with a serious throat disease. She has no health insurance and uses her earnings from NOVICA to fund her treatments. She also has a husband and her workers who depend on her. Through all this, she has shown such perseverance and strength and continues to work hard and balance her responsibilities.

Asunta uses the traditional Peruvian technique of reverse-painted glass. Brought to Peru during the colonial period, every detail is done by hand, requiring great skill and patience. She teaches the technique to others through her workshop and hopes they will continue to practice and pass down the traditional technique to keep it alive for future generations.

Asunta's sales have increased more than threefold since she joined Novica. When Asunta first started out, she had a small workshop with two part-time assistants. Now she is able to rent a larger space close to her home and provide work for more people.

Asunta Pelaez has received 8 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $1800 and the most recent for $2850. Proceeds were used to invest in the purchase of wood, paint and lacquer for production.

In addition to the artisans she employs full time, Asunta works with one temporary artisan — another NOVICA artisan who helps Asunta with the most physically demanding parts of her work because of her illness.

This artist is currently supporting and providing for the education of their children, grandchildren, or children in their community, whether it be at the primary, secondary, or university level.

Asunta's sales are critical to supporting herself, her elder husband and her workers along with their families. Her personal health situation makes each sale that much more important.

The Women's Empowerment badge is awarded to female artisans or artisan groups that are led by women.

 
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