Tree of Hope Wall Art

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Painted cut metal tree of hope shelters life within its encircling branches. Artisans cut open 55-gallon drums, pound them flat, and then mark designs on the black metal with chalk. Using a chisel, they cut through the metal to make designs. Among Haiti’s most original art forms is the cut metal work from Croix des Bouquets, a small village outside of Port-au-Prince. The tradition began in the early 1930s with Georges Liataud’s imaginative cemetery crosses crafted from recycled metal.

  • Cut metal
  • 23D inches
  • Made in Haiti
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Comite Artisanal Haitien

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