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Our collection of beautiful pieces of folk art from around the world includes Mexican Day of The Dead gifts, colourful Mithila painting, tribal inspired items, Peruvian crafts, intricate Buddhist thankas and Indian tapestries.

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Dancing Couple Folk Art Frame

Dancing Couple Folk Art Frame

PE161

£17.40

 

This beautiful Day of the Dead picture depicts a skeleton couple doing a traditional Central or South American dance. These delightful little pictures are made by a small family workshop in Peru by painting on mirror which is then sealed into a wooden frame. This type of mirror painting gives each picture a bold satin-like finish.

Approx: 11cm × 11cm
Colours vary
Origin: Peru

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Dancing Friends Folk Art Frame

Dancing Friends Folk Art Frame

PE160

£17.40

 

These excellent Day of the Dead pictures feature two skeleton friends dancing a traditional Central or South American dance. Made in a style first made popular by José Guadalupe Posada. These paintings are made by painting on mirror which is then sealed into a wooden frame, this type of mirror painting gives each picture a bold satin-like finish.

Approx: 11cm × 11cm Colours vary
Origin: Peru

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Harpist and Couple Folk Art Frame

Harpist and Couple Folk Art Frame

PE162

£17.40

 

This excellent Day of the Dead picture depicts a skeleton couple dancing while their harpist plays. These delightful little pictures are made by a small family workshop in Peru by painting on mirror which is then sealed into a wooden frame.

Approx: 11cm × 11cm
Colours vary
Origin: Peru

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Flowers Retablo

Flowers Retablo

PE163

£10.80

 

Handmade in Peru, these wonderful little scenes are known as retablos. They are a popular form of folk art in Central and South America and they often depict religious themes and scenes of traditional life. This particular version depicts a skeleton or 'calavera' holding flowers. This style is commonly seen across Latin America, particularly around the Day of The Dead festival. You can read more about these fascinating items on our blog here.

Origin: Peru

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Guitar Retablo

Guitar Retablo

PE165

£10.80

 

Handmade in Peru, these wonderful little scenes are known as retablos. They are a popular form of folk art in Central and South America and they often depict religious themes and scenes of traditional life. This version depicts a guitar playing skeleton or Calavera, a common style in Latin America that is most frequently seen around the Day of The Dead festival. You can read more about these fascinating items on our blog here.

Origin: Peru

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Crown of Roses Folk Art Frame

Crown of Roses Folk Art Frame

PE130

£17.40

 

Beautiful Day of the Dead picture featuring a Calavera (skull) with a crown of roses. These delightful little pictures are made by a small family workshop in Peru by painting on mirror which is then sealed into a wooden frame. This type of mirror painting gives each picture a bold satin like finish.

Approx: 11cm × 11cm
Colours vary
Origin: Peru

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Lady Folk Art Frame

Lady Folk Art Frame

PE131

£17.40

 

Beautiful Day of the Dead picture featuring a Calavera (skull) lady sitting with a crown of roses. These delightful little pictures are made by a small family workshop in Peru by painting on mirror which is then sealed into a wooden frame. This type of mirror painting gives each picture a bold satin like finish.

Approx: 11cm × 11cm
Colours vary
Origin: Peru

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Sweeper Folk Art Frame

Sweeper Folk Art Frame

PE133

£17.40

 

These beautiful Day of the Dead pictures feature a pair of skeleton road sweepers in a Central and South America style first made popular by José Guadalupe Posada. These delightful little pictures are made by a small family workshop in Peru by painting on mirror which is then sealed into a wooden frame. This type of mirror painting gives each picture a bold satin-like finish.

Approx: 11cm × 11cm Colours vary
Origin: Peru

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Serenade Folk Art Frame

Serenade Folk Art Frame

PE134

£17.40

 

These beautiful Day of the Dead pictures feature a a pair of Calavera lovers in a famous Central and South America style. Each of these delightful little pictures are made by a small family workshop in Peru by painting on mirror which is then sealed into a wooden frame. This type of mirror painting gives each picture a bold satin-like finish.

Approx: 11cm × 11cm
Origin: Peru

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Mini Folk Art Carved Gourd

Mini Folk Art Carved Gourd

PE142

£20.40

 

These absolutely stunning works of folk art are hand produced in Peru by a small specialist workshop. These styles feature highly detailed etchings and very intricate scenes of rural life in Peru. Around the outside there are farming scenes with various animals. 

Approx: 6.5cm high and 7cm ∅
Very limited stock.
Origin: Peru

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Small Folk Art Carved Gourd

Small Folk Art Carved Gourd

PE143

£24

 

These absolutely stunning works of folk art are hand produced in Peru by a small specialist workshop. These styles feature highly detailed etchings and very intricate scenes of rural life in Peru. Around the outside there are farming scenes with various animals.

Approx: 7cm high and 8cm ∅
Very limited stock.
Origin: Peru

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Medium Folk Art Carved Gourd

Medium Folk Art Carved Gourd

PE144

£30

 

These absolutely stunning works of folk art are hand produced in Peru by a small specialist workshop. These styles feature highly detailed etchings and intricate scenes of rural life in Peru. Around the outside there are farming scenes with various animals. 

Approx: 9cm high and 10cm ∅
Very limited stock.
Origin: Peru

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Large Folk Art Carved Gourd

Large Folk Art Carved Gourd

PE145

£38.40

 

These absolutely stunning works of folk art are hand produced in Peru by a small specialist workshop. These styles feature highly detailed etchings and very intricate scenes of rural life in Peru. Around the outside there are farming scenes with various animals.

Approx: 7cm high and 12cm ∅
Very limited stock.
Origin: Peru

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Larger Folk Art Carved Gourd

Larger Folk Art Carved Gourd

PE146

£50.40

 

These absolutely stunning works of folk art are hand produced in Peru by a small specialist workshop. These styles feature highly detailed etchings and very intricate scenes of rural life in Peru. Around the outside there are farming scenes with various animals.

Approx: 9cm high and 13cm ∅
Very limited stock.
Origin: Peru

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Tall Wedding Retablo

Tall Wedding Retablo

PE075

£24

 

Handmade in Peru, these wonderful little scenes are known as retablos. They are a popular form of folk art in Central and South America and they often depict religious themes and scenes of traditional life. This version shows a bride and groom represented as skeletons or calaveras. You can read more about these fascinating items on our blog here.

Approx: 7cm × 15cm × 3.5cm
Origin: Peru

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Bar Retablo

Bar Retablo

PE087

£28.80

 

Handmade in Peru, these wonderful little scenes are known as retablos. They are a popular form of folk art in Central and South America and they often depict religious themes and scenes of traditional life. You can read more about these fascinating items on our blog here.

Approx: 10cm × 13cm × 4cm
Origin: Peru

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Music Shop Retablo

Music Shop Retablo

PE088

£24

 

Handmade in Peru, these wonderful little scenes are known as retablos. They are a popular form of folk art  in Central and South America and they often depict religious themes and scenes of traditional life. You can read more about these fascinating items on our blog here.

Approx: 7cm × 13cm × 4cm
Origin: Peru

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Small Wedding Retablo

Small Wedding Retablo

PE074

£20.40

 

Handmade in Peru, these wonderful little scenes are known as retablos. They are a popular form of folk art in Central and South America and they often depict religious themes and scenes of traditional life. You can read more about these fascinating items on our blog here.

Approx: 7cm × 10cm × 3.5cm
Origin: Peru

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Mask Shop Retablo

Mask Shop Retablo

PE098

£28.80

 

Handmade in Peru, these wonderful little scenes are known as retablos. They are a popular form of folk art  in Central and South America and they often depict religious themes and scenes of traditional life. This version shows a mask shop with two mask artists represented as skeletons or calaveras. This style is commonly seen across Latin America, particularly around the Day of The Dead festival. You can read more about these fascinating items on our blog here.

Origin: Peru

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Market Retablo

Market Retablo

PE097

£30

 

Handmade in Peru, these wonderful little scenes are known as retablos. They are a popular form of folk art in Central and South America and they often depict religious themes and scenes of traditional life. This version shows a market scene with skeletons or calaveras, a common style in Latin America that is most frequently seen around the Day of The Dead festival. You can read more about these fascinating items on our blog here.

Origin: Peru

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