Rustic Biplane

Hand Crafted Recycled Metal Rustic Mexico Sculpture

$54.99
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SKU: 186527
Description
This gleaming biplane is ready to soar above uncharted lands in an exclusive design by Mexico's Armando Ramirez. This original artist transforms the discarded metal pieces off a die machine into the plane's propellers, spark plug body, and wings. These are held in place with thick wires. The wings' rotors are made from cogs that once were part of a car's electric system. The plane's axis tail is cut from a metal tube. Finally, Ramirez uses screws to simulate the plane's headlights.

Please note it is the artist's intention not to give his sculptures a fine polished finish, therefore smudges and scratches may be present.
  • Recycled metal
  • 1.43 lbs
  • 3.5 inches H x 6.5 inches W x 7.8 inches D
  • Made in Mexico

Meet the Artist

Armando Ramirez

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  • Caring for Children
    Caring for Children
  • Enabling Education
    Enabling Education
  • Job Creator
    Job Creator
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  • Preserving Traditions
    Preserving Traditions

3 Reviews

  • 5
    Very Pleased!

    Posted by Leatha on Jul 30th 2018

    Gave this to a friend when he got his pilot's license. He was thrilled.

  • 5
    Creative conversation piece

    Posted by George on Dec 26th 2017

    Great use of materials in an artistic piece

  • 5
    Amazing

    Posted by Kim on Dec 19th 2017

    item arrived quickly, and the packaging was amazing. it came wrapped nicely with a gift on top!

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  • Caring for Children
    Caring for Children

    This artist supports children under the age of 18.

    The Caring for Children Badge is awarded to those artisans who support children under the age of 18

  • Enabling Education
    Enabling Education

    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.

    The Enabling Education badge is awarded to artisans currently supporting and providing for the education of their own children or grandchildren, or the children of others in the community, whether it be at the primary, secondary, or university level

  • Job Creator
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    This artist positively impacts their community through job creation and provides jobs for 2 or more people.

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  • Microcredit Financing
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  • Preserving the Environment
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    This Product is awarded the Earth Friendly badge because it uses recycled or sustainable materials or techniques.

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  • Preserving Traditions
    Preserving Traditions

    This artist uses traditional techniques handed down through the generations and/or creates culturally significant items, helping keep these traditions alive.

    The Preserving Traditions badge is awarded to artisans who use traditional techniques handed down through the generations, as well as artisans that craft culturally significant items, keeping these traditions alive. "