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Share the Gift Statue

Handcrafted in Burkina Faso

Availability:
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SKU 1801070

Share the Gift Statue

Handcrafted in Burkina Faso

Availability:
Out of stock
SKU 1801070
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Original price $150.00 - Original price $150.00
Original price
$150.00
$150.00 - $150.00
Current price $150.00
STORY
This statuette is handcrafted using the ancient lost wax method of casting bronze. Originating in the Middle East in the ninth century, lost wax is one of the first known methods of working with molten metal. The artisan sculpts wax, then coats it with clay and allows it to dry. Molten bronze is poured into the mold, melting the wax and allowing liquid bronze to fill the shape. After the metal cools, the artisan breaks the clay, revealing a one-of-a-kind figure.

DETAILS
  • Bronze
  • 3Wx9H inches
  • Handcrafted in Burkina Faso
ABOUT THE ARTISAN
Atelier de Bronze Bonkoungou et Frère
BURKINA FASO
Atelier de Bronze Bonkoungou et Frère specializes in the traditional technique of lost wax bronze casting. The workshop leader, Issouf Bonkoungou learned the anci...
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Gloria Beachey
Heart-warming statue

I fell in love with this statue because of its tenderness and because of the importance of reading with the little ones