Tree Design Steel Drum Ornament - Croix des Bouquets (H)
This tree decoration is handmade in Haiti from scrap steel drums. They are light enough to hang well on a tree and keep Haiti in mind during the holiday period. The tree is 3.5 inches tall and 2 inches wide.
Meet the Artisans
When you visit Croix des Bouquets, the area of town known for Haitian metal art in the capital of Port-Au-Prince, you are met with a cacophony of tink, tink, tink as ball peen hammers strike sheets of steel. The sheets are cut from steel drums colored by oil and other liquids the drums at one time held. The process of turning sheets of metal into beautiful wall art is all done by hand, from cutting holes that become edges of trees and leaves, to accenting each lizard with a texture of scales, to painting or lacquering the final design. The artists are proud of their work, signing the pieces on the back side, leaving a raised, reversed signature on the front.
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Returns - The Village Country Store
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Our policy lasts 14 days. Within 14 days of purchase you can return your goods, no questions asked. If 14 days have gone by since your purchase, unfortunately we can’t offer you a refund or exchange.
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A lovely piece that fit my decor perfectly. As described—maybe even better
I love the Tree of Life! It's pretty, and nicely made. A light pewter color, it really does add warmth to my decor.
The metal wall art is PERFECT in every way ... I am soooo excited about putting this up in our new house once it gets finished being built! I have a very special prominent place in our new home where I plan to hang this. But alas - the house will not be finished until Dec ... but what a great Xmas present this will be! Thank you! - Linda
Bought to hang over an outside door. It's beautiful and unique, with great craftsmanship.
This art was exactly what I wanted. It looks good in a place that fits its style. The order was sent quickly and I appreciate the cost. Thank You