A celestial blue cloud embraces this classic jewelry box, designed like a chest of drawers. The upper tray features a mirror, and the two drawers below organize personal treasures. Asunta Pelaez hand-paints the motifs on the reverse side of glass panes with details in gilt.
About the Artist: Asunta Pelaez tells her story: 'At first my I husband's family taught me, then we united our skills and labor. I realized that the more I practiced, the more this craft won me over, offering me tremendous gratification. Now I consider it a way of life. This whole process demands incredible patience and attention to detail. My designs are inspired by nature, and by traditional scenes from my town and region. I feel very proud of the works that I create.'
The Asunta Pelaez Artisan Collection is brought to you by Novica in Association with National Geographic. This beautiful piece was handcrafted by Asunta Pelaez in Peru. An artisan story card will be included with your purchase.
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