“Peruvian Paso” Chulucanas Horse Statue


A horse is a horse of course of course…unless you are a Peruvian Paso. Then you are a national treasure!

With its very special, naturally occurring dance like step, the Peruvian Paso is a protected animal in Peru.

This handmade abstraction in matte black, with a distinctly lost civilisation vibe, is a creative mix of ancient and modern, and sure to become one of your favourite pieces.

Chulucanas is a village in the North of Peru where potters still use the pre-Columbian art of creating patterns with the negative-positive technique, and firing pots with mango leaves.

Fair Trade and Handmade by an artisan in Peru

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Alex Artisan Chulucanas Pottery

Artisan Story
Alex is an artisan and entrepreneur in Chulucanas. Doing business in Peru is a complex road and requires a lot of courage. Alex became a potter to help his uncle Jose many years ago and from his uncle he learned all the secrets of making pots.

Additional information

Weight390 g
Dimensions13 × 8.5 × 24 cm


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