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Hand-Blown Blue Glass Dolphin Necklace From Costa Rica - Marine Freedom
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This dolphin carries as many shades of blue as the ocean itself. Costa Rican artisan, Angel Castellanos, draws inspiration for his detailed hand-blown glass pieces from the natural diversity native to his homeland.
- Glass, waxed cotton cord
- 0.08 oz
- Necklace length: 12 inches min L - x 25 inches max L
- Necklace width: 1 mm W
- Pendant(s): 1 inches L x 1.5 inches W x 0.2 inches D
THE STORY BEHIND THE PRODUCT
Artisan Organization: Angel Castellanos
Country: Central America
"My name is √Ångel Castellano G√≥mez. I was born in Bogot√°, Colombia in 1973, and I have lived in Costa Rica for 30 years. I lived with my family and learned this beautiful art from my father. Since I was little I saw him make his works in glass, and it became a way of life; now I teach my son.
"Currently I have been practicing this art for 35 years and I have my own business. I am mainly inspired by the nature of Costa Rica. I love being able to work every day on something that I love and see satisfied clients. I use quality raw materials such as borosilicate glass imported from Costa Rica and tools such as metal tweezers. Everything is made by hand and with great dedication." "