Cuscaja Round Mirror, "Turquoise Blossom" - Wall Decor - Peruvian Handicrafts. This round mirror cuscaja is created entirely by hand using the reverse painted glass style. Decorated with handmade flowers on turquoise background.
The painted glass is later placed in the wooden frame then covered in antique golden purpurin - truly unique and each is a work of art! Winner of the award for best export quality product issued by ICC-MINCETUR PROYECT PERU (2003). Prize: Most outstanding company in the "EXPORTING ROUTE" by the Ministry of Foreign Trade of Peru and PROMPERU (2014).
Prize: Most outstanding company in the category "EXPORTA EASY" by Ministry of Foreign Trade of Peru and PROMPERU (2016). Exterior Frame: 23.6 "H x 23.6" W x 1.37 "D Inch (Ø 60cm3 cm D) Central Mirror: 14.20"H x 14.20 W (Ø 36cm).
A BOUT REVERSE PAINTED GLASS. In the XV Century, glass arrived in Peru brought by the Spaniards in the form of mirrors and picture. Frames destined to decorate churches, convents and houses of the time. Also, they brought beads from Murano, an Italian island next to Venice, where the greatest production of glass and crystal, between the XVIII and XIX, took place. The Spanish technique of stained glass windows, of great Arab influence, were copied and modified by Peruvian craftsmen.
They developed new regional styles, such as the andahuaylino (reverse-painted glass frames), the cajamarquino (thoroughly painted glass), the Cusco style (carved wood frames that include painted glass), the mixed style or cuscaja using gold leaf on the carved picture. Frames and on painted glass and the polychrome style (using multiple multicolored hues). These styles can be observed in museum collections, in decoration of church altars and convents of different regions of the Perú. The item "Peruvian Wall Accent Mirror Turquoise Blossom- Decorative Cuzcaja Mirror wall" is in sale since Saturday, April 13, 2019.This item is in the category "Home & Garden\Home Décor\Mirrors". The seller is "decorcontrerasperu" and is located in lima, lima. This item can be shipped worldwide.