Mandala Round Mirror, "Blossoming Mandalas" - Home Decor - Peruvian Handicrafts. This trio of reflective round mirrors, suggestive of mandalas inspired by nature's flowers, will bring balance and harmony to the walls of your home. The bronze leaf and silver leaf finish of the finely shaped wood frames accentuates the hand-painted Peruvian reverse-painted glass. Our decorative wall mirrors are handcrafted by our master artisan Edmundo Contreras in Peru. He uses the ancient tradition of reverse painted glass that continues to this day.
With a Modern Mandala design, this wall mirror is perfect for adding a bit of natural beauty to your space. Each piece comes ready to hang and equipped with a hanger, making installation a breeze. Mirror Handmade 100% by Peruvian artisans. We welcome any questions you may hav e.
1st place winner in the UNESCO Crafts Prize for Latin America / Caribbean (painted glass-1995), . Received the Medal of Vizcardo and Guzman as a master artisan, awarded by the Congress of the Republic of Peru in 2002. Winner of the award for best export quality product issued by ICC-MINCETUR PROYECT PERU (2003).Org" - Edmundo Contreras: Reverse Painted Glass (2012). Exterior Frame: 17.7"H x 17.7" W x 1.18D (Ø45 cm3 cm D). Central Mirror: 6.7"H x 6.7" W (Ø 17cm). Weight: 3.10Lb (1.40Kg). Exterior Frame: Ø 31cm x 2.7cm D (Ø 12.2" x 1" D).
Central Mirror: 7.5cm Diam. Weight: 1.50 Lb (0.68Kg). Wooden frame covered in Gold leaf and silver leaf. In the XV Century, glass arrived in Peru brought by the Spaniards in the form of mirrors and picture.
Frames destined to decorate churches, convents and houses of the time. Also, they brought beads from Murano, an Italian island next to Venice, where the greatest production of glass and crystal, between the XVIII and XIX, took place. The Spanish technique of stained glass windows, of great Arab influence, were copied and modified by Peruvian craftsmen.
They developed new regional styles, such as the andahuaylino (reverse-painted glass frames), the cajamarquino (thoroughly painted glass), the Cusco style (carved wood frames that include painted glass), the mixed style or cuscaja using gold leaf on the carved picture. Frames and on painted glass and the polychrome style (using multiple multicolored hues). These styles can be observed in museum collections, in decoration of church altars and convents of different regions of the Perú. This item is in the category "Home & Garden\Home Décor\Mirrors". The seller is "decorcontrerasperu" and is located in this country: PE.This item can be shipped to United States, all countries in Europe, all countries in continental Asia, Canada, Mexico, Australia.