Kusi Mate // blue-white
FOLKDAYS Nº 108

Artisans: Alejandro Hurtado Laveriano

Country: Peru

Material: 100% mate // painted

Size: Ø 10cm

The gourd, known as mate in Peru, is the basis of the fine art of the mate burilado. To create this design, Alejandro and his wife use a traditional scalpel called buril to etch fine lines into the gourd to creating a series of drawings that usually represent scenes of farming life. The mate makes a great place for jewellery and is beautiful addition to any dressing table.



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