"Woodwork makes me feel good about myself because it means it's a way of preserving an aspect of Peruvian artistry...."
Jose Marcos Luzalde Rosales was born on the 19th of March, 1952. He is a self-taught artist who began to work at the age of 17 at a neighbor's workshop. After only a year, Marcos decided to take the plunge and venture on his own, gradually gaining renown for the beauty and quality of his work.
He is the proud father of five children – two of his daughters have become his eager students as they follow him down this artistic path. He teaches them everything, from designing a piece to carving and applying the right finish.
To Luzalde, his craft is like a hobby; he's been dedicated to it for over 35 years and to him it feels like only yesterday when he began. "Woodwork makes me feel good about myself because it means it's a way of preserving an aspect of Peruvian artistry," confides the carver. Having met and surpassed all the challenges that establishing his own workshop implied, Luzalde is confident that his work will please Novica customers' expectations.
Asunta Pelaez creates a mirror of extraordinary elegance, in which turquoise flowers blossom in fields of gold. Crafted by hand, the mirror frame features a charming spring allegory that is painted on glass. The effect is captivating.
Asunta Pelaez evokes the verdant magic of springtime and the song of birds. Delicately painted by hand, bright flowers appear everywhere on this extravagant wall mirror. Its graceful lines and silvery borders are sensuous and elegant.
Jesus walks with his sheep as he carries a tiny lamb in his arms. Alejandro Ramírez depicts Christ as the Good Shepherd, a metaphor taken from the Gospel and prefigured in the Psalms. The image is reverently sculpted in exquisite detail, for Ramírez's....read more
Flowers illuminate bold medallions that surround a wall mirror. Crafted in the traditional style of Cajamarca, the design is warm and beautiful. Asunta Pelaez executes her composition on the reverse side of glass panes, adorned with gilt.
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