Engraved by hand, butterflies find a haven on a beautiful and original bird feeder. Emilio Hurtado transforms a dried mate gourd into a charming garden accessory. Baths of smoke help intensify its deep, rich color.
- This is a unique handcrafted piece. The shape and size of the natural gourd will vary slightly.
- 0.3 lbs
- 8.25" H x 5" Diam.
Many years ago I was orphaned ~ at age twelve.... Fortunately life allowed me to follow the path of my family's legacy ~ our magical world of traditional Peruvian mate gourds art.
"I'd like to tell arts & crafts shoppers that our carved mate gourds are filled with history and culture. They are more than a gift, they are the result of generations of artisans."
"I'm Emilio F. Hurtado Laureano, and I was born in Huancayo on May 28, 1954. This art is in my blood. My art has been carried within my family from generation to generation, all of us bringing to life the magical world of natural materials... read more
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