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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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Serenade Folk Art Frame

Serenade Folk Art Frame

PE134

£18.60

 

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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Small Tibetan Style Painted Board

Small Tibetan Style Painted Board

NPSX252

£96

 

Handpainted in Kathmandu, these pine wood boards depict a mixture of Buddhist deities including Chenrezig, White Tara, Green Tara and Medicine Buddha. Each of the boards has been carefully crafted by skilled artisans and they feature ornate frames and traditional Tibetan colours.

Approx: 25cm × 20cm × 2cm
Origin: Nepal

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Medium Tibetan Style Painted Board

Medium Tibetan Style Painted Board

NPSX253

£120

 

Handpainted in Kathmandu, these pine wood boards depict a mixture of Buddhist deities including Chenrezig, White Tara, Green Tara and Manjushri. Each of the boards has been carefully crafted by skilled artisans and they feature ornate frames and traditional Tibetan colours.

Approx: 32cm × 25cm × 2cm
Origin: Nepal

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Upcycled Hand Painted Can

Upcycled Hand Painted Can

PE190

£18

 

These fabulous pots are the ideal way to add some kitch style to your home. The recycled cans are perfect as a pen holder or look great with a plant inside. Four brightly coloured designs to choose from or get the whole set!

Origin: Peru

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Flying Shaman Afterlife Folk Art Frame

Flying Shaman Afterlife Folk Art Frame

PE195

£15

 

These beautiful frames depict a brightly coloured image of a flying shaman, inspired by ancient textiles found in the Paracas region of Peru. The bold colours of this tile give the traditional design a more contemporary look. Each frame is hand painted by artisans in Peru. 

Origin: Peru

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Peruvian Women Coaster Set

Peruvian Women Coaster Set

PE199

£19.80

 

These beautiful coaster sets will add a touch of Andean style to your dinner table. Each piece is carefully hand painted onto glass with a wooden backing and depicts a group of traditionally dressed Peruvian ladies against a mountain backdrop. Each set contains six coasters and comes with a handy box to store your coasters safely. 

Origin: Peru

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Traditional Market Retablo

Traditional Market Retablo

PE197

£30

 

Retablos are used to depict scenes of every day life in Peru and are created by groups of artisans aiming to keep this artform alive. This beautifully made and colourful market scene highlights the traditional costumes worn in Andean mountain cultures as well as the foods seen at daily markets. Each hand made scene is safely secured into a brightly coloured box frame. 

Origin: Peru

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Pachamama Shaman Retablo

Pachamama Shaman Retablo

PE198

£30

 

These beautiful retablos represent the sacred Peruvian ritual of thanking the goddess Pachamama. By offering corn, coca leaves and other food and drink to Pachmama (Mother Earth), it is hoped she will be pleased with the gesture and provide rain, a successful harvest and protection to the people in the year to come. Each intricate retablo is hand made by artisans in the Andes of Peru.

Origin: Peru

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Intricate Carved Gourd Hanging

Intricate Carved Gourd Hanging

PE108

£15.60

 

These beautiful gourds are intricately carved to represent the traditional activities of communities in the Peruvian Central Andes. Each piece is hand carved by artisans in the small town Cochas Chico and no two pieces are the same. Older artisans work hard to keep the traditions of gourd carving going among new generations of artisans. 

Origin: Peru

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Carved Gourd Hanging

Carved Gourd Hanging

PE206

£7.10

 

Beautifully carved and handpainted gourds from Peru displaying a variety of traditional designs in rich earthy colours. Perfect for hanging in your home or as an alternative Christmas decoration. 

Approx; 9cm high x 6cm.
Please note that as each piece is painted on a natural gourd, size and shape will vary.
Origin: Peru

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Dancing Friends Folk Art Frame

Dancing Friends Folk Art Frame

PE160

£18.60

 

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

£18.60

 

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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Crown of Roses Folk Art Frame

Crown of Roses Folk Art Frame

PE130

£18.60

 

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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Sweeper Folk Art Frame

Sweeper Folk Art Frame

PE133

£18.60

 

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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Dancing Couple Folk Art Frame

Dancing Couple Folk Art Frame

PE161

£18.60

 

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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Catrina Folk Art Frame

Catrina Folk Art Frame

PE132

£18.60

 

These beautiful Day of the Dead pictures feature a rendition of the Calavera Catrina, a famous Central and South America icon. 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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Mexican Scene Bark Painting

Mexican Scene Bark Painting

MEX480

£16.80

 

These beautiful paintings will bring a small piece of Mexican culture to your home! Each piece has been intricately painted by hand on paper made from natural bark pulp paper. The bright colours depict a variety of traditional Mexican scenes.

Assorted designs. 
Origin: Mexico

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Mexican Skeleton Idol

Mexican Skeleton Idol

MEX485

£14.40

 

Available in five different designs, these Mexican idols depict skeletons in various historical guises. Inspired by the Mexican festival of The Day of The Dead, these figurines are handmade by a small scale potter in Texcoco, Mexico.

Approx: 12cm high
Origin: Mexico

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Mayan Urn

Mayan Urn

MEX487

£21.60

 

These vessels are reproductions of ancient Mayan pottery urns. They feature small mask detailing and are great for decoration or for educational purposes.

Approx: 16cm high and 9cm ∅
Origin: Mexico

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Mayan Plaque

Mayan Plaque

MEX488

£14.40

 

These simple ceramic plaques feature artwork based on ancient Mayan paintings. They depict a seated figure in early Maya dress and have two holes for ease of hanging on the wall. Each one is made in the traditional barro pottery style in Texcoco, Mexico.

Origin: Mexico

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