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Handmade Beauties From La Palma Wood Decorative Box

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SKU 7030561
Color: Red
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This petite decorative box by Maria Estela Perlera de Portillo is beautifully hand-painted. Working in bright tropical colors, the Salvadoran artisan creates a lively scene, featuring birds, animals, flowers, and mountains, some in low relief. The motifs come to life in the characteristic style of La Palma, which centers around themes like peace, love, and community. Maria Estela Perlera de Portillo started her workshop alongside her husband. After he passed away, she decided to take the reins of the family business and continue to grow it.


Product Features: 

  • Dimension: 3.9" H x 6" W x 3.9" D
  • Weight: 6
  • Color: Multicolor
  • Material: Pinewood
  • Cleaning: Spot clean only
  • Hand-crafted item 
  • Made in El Salvador


Story Behind the art:
I was born in 1965 in the Department of Chalatenango in El Salvador. I spent my childhood with my mother and six brothers and sisters in a beautiful natural setting. We had such good times playing together and enjoying nature. We grew up very happy and, because there were so many of us, I always had someone to play with. When I married, my husband and I joined a new artistic movement promoted by artist Fernando Llort with the style that is now known around the world. He taught the people of La Palma techniques of symmetrical drawing, inspired by the jungle and life in the country. My husband learned to paint and create other kinds of handicrafts. I was always at his side and learned the techniques little by little. As time went by, we began to work on our own, and set up a workshop. That's where we began the process of perfecting our art and giving it a personal touch. I remember our first pieces were designs on copal tree seeds. This is a beautiful seed with the appropriate texture to paint on to create different kinds of works of art. Sadly, in 1999, my husband died. It was very difficult for the whole family, and I had to make a decision to continue with our artisan workshop. It wasn't easy. My husband looked after our clients, attended meetings and created most of our designs. I was left with the responsibility of taking the reins and confronting the situation alone. At first, it was very hard because I wasn't accustomed to this but, thank God, I learned fast. Today I feel very happy to be able to get ahead with my family through our handicrafts. And I'm also proud to be able to give jobs to people from our town. With more than 25 years in this field, we continue innovating and crafting new designs. My dream is to work a lot to make our workshop grow, increase sales and be able to give jobs to more people, because I know what a blessing it is to have work. I also dream that our art might be known around the world, to exalt the creativity of my town and country. Our designs have their roots in the history of El Salvador, the history of the civil war and the dialogues for peace after such a devastating time. Each year, we celebrate this with an artisan festival in honor of peace. I invite you to see our work, each piece crafted with much love and dedication. This makes our designs uniquely original and beautifully made, with the style of a town that has been able to get ahead through art with a style all our own.

The handmade touch of artisan skill creates variations in color, size and design. If buying two of the same item, slight differences should be expected. Note: Color discrepancies may occur between this product and your computer screen.

Imported

• Dimensions: 3.9" x 6" x 3.9" • Cleaning: Spot clean only • No Assembly Required

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This petite decorative box by Maria Estela Perlera de Portillo is beautifully hand-painted. Working in bright tropical colors, the Salvadoran artisan creates a lively scene, featuring birds, animals, flowers, and mountains, some in low relief. The motifs come to life in the characteristic style of La Palma, which centers around themes like peace, love, and community. Maria Estela Perlera de Portillo started her workshop alongside her husband. After he passed away, she decided to take the reins of the family business and continue to grow it.


Product Features: 

  • Dimension: 3.9" H x 6" W x 3.9" D
  • Weight: 6
  • Color: Multicolor
  • Material: Pinewood
  • Cleaning: Spot clean only
  • Hand-crafted item 
  • Made in El Salvador


Story Behind the art:
I was born in 1965 in the Department of Chalatenango in El Salvador. I spent my childhood with my mother and six brothers and sisters in a beautiful natural setting. We had such good times playing together and enjoying nature. We grew up very happy and, because there were so many of us, I always had someone to play with. When I married, my husband and I joined a new artistic movement promoted by artist Fernando Llort with the style that is now known around the world. He taught the people of La Palma techniques of symmetrical drawing, inspired by the jungle and life in the country. My husband learned to paint and create other kinds of handicrafts. I was always at his side and learned the techniques little by little. As time went by, we began to work on our own, and set up a workshop. That's where we began the process of perfecting our art and giving it a personal touch. I remember our first pieces were designs on copal tree seeds. This is a beautiful seed with the appropriate texture to paint on to create different kinds of works of art. Sadly, in 1999, my husband died. It was very difficult for the whole family, and I had to make a decision to continue with our artisan workshop. It wasn't easy. My husband looked after our clients, attended meetings and created most of our designs. I was left with the responsibility of taking the reins and confronting the situation alone. At first, it was very hard because I wasn't accustomed to this but, thank God, I learned fast. Today I feel very happy to be able to get ahead with my family through our handicrafts. And I'm also proud to be able to give jobs to people from our town. With more than 25 years in this field, we continue innovating and crafting new designs. My dream is to work a lot to make our workshop grow, increase sales and be able to give jobs to more people, because I know what a blessing it is to have work. I also dream that our art might be known around the world, to exalt the creativity of my town and country. Our designs have their roots in the history of El Salvador, the history of the civil war and the dialogues for peace after such a devastating time. Each year, we celebrate this with an artisan festival in honor of peace. I invite you to see our work, each piece crafted with much love and dedication. This makes our designs uniquely original and beautifully made, with the style of a town that has been able to get ahead through art with a style all our own.

The handmade touch of artisan skill creates variations in color, size and design. If buying two of the same item, slight differences should be expected. Note: Color discrepancies may occur between this product and your computer screen.

Imported

• Dimensions: 3.9" x 6" x 3.9" • Cleaning: Spot clean only • No Assembly Required

SKU: 7030561

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 Last updated December 30, 2020

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IMPORTANT:  With limited exceptions, returns (i) are refunded to customer by store credit redeemable on pier1.com and (ii) customer is responsible for return shipping charges.

Please know that we understand that choosing the right décor for your home/office can be a tedious process. We want you to feel confident in your purchase. This is why we are more than happy to assist you with finding the right choice. If it’s not the right fit, we’ll help you get there.

You can return most items for a store credit within 30 days of delivery. Unless noted below, outbound shipping charges are non-refundable and you will be responsible for all return shipping costs.

Clearance merchandise and any items marked “Final Sale” cannot be returned. Other nonreturnable merchandise includes clearance items, personalized items, bundled items at discount rates (e.g. “4 for $20”; unless the entire bundle is returned), items marked nonreturnable at the checkout or within the product description page, and products that have been assembled

If there is a mistake with your order, or items arrive defective/damages at the time of receipt, we will take care of it and work with you to find the best solution as further described below.

To begin the return/exchange process, please reach out to our customer service team for assistance. Our Customer service representatives are available by phone (888) 384-0700 or email support@pier1inc.com

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You can return most items for store credit redeemable on pier1.com within 30 days of delivery.  The following will apply:

  • Only outbound shipping charges for damaged orders will be refunded. All other shipping charges are non-refundable and will automatically be deducted from the refund credit amount.
  • Clearance merchandise, any items marked “Final Sale” or marked nonreturnable may not be returned/exchanged.
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DELIVERY TIME: “While we typically ship orders within 5-7 business days from the date of purchase, due to severely constrained market conditions, we cannot guarantee less than a 14 day delivery. We will notify you of any delays exceeding this timeframe and your rights thereafter. 

Note: items ordered together may not arrive in the same box.”

Free shipping on orders over $149 excluding rugs and furniture. You’ll receive an email with tracking information when your order is shipped.

Your shipping charges will be calculated and viewable at checkout.   We are unable to ship to PO Boxes, please make sure you include a physical delivery address when checking out.

At this time, we do not offer a white glove delivery option.

Some oversized items may not be available for delivery to Alaska and Hawaii.

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$25.01 - $45.00 $28.00
$45.01 - $65.00 $31.00
$65.01 - $90.00 $34.00
$90.01 - $125.00 $37.00
$125.01 - $200.00 $41.00
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DELIVERY TIME: “While we typically ship orders within 5-7 business days from the date of purchase, due to severely constrained market conditions, we cannot guarantee less than a 14 day delivery. We will notify you of any delays exceeding this timeframe and your rights thereafter. 

Note: items ordered together may not arrive in the same box.”

 Last updated February 1st, 2022

Due to COVID-19 return processing times are taking longer than normal.  Please allow us 14-21 days to process your return. Thank you for your patience.

 

IMPORTANT:  With limited exceptions, returns (i) are refunded to customer by store credit redeemable on pier1.com and (ii) customer is responsible for return shipping charges. 

Please know that we understand that choosing the right décor for your home/office can be a tedious process. We want you to feel confident in your purchase. This is why we are more than happy to assist you with finding the right choice. If it’s not the right fit, we’ll help you get there.

You can return most items for a store credit within 30 days of delivery. Unless noted below, outbound shipping charges are non-refundable and you will be responsible for all return shipping costs.

Clearance merchandise and any items marked “Final Sale” cannot be returned. Other nonreturnable merchandise includes clearance items, personalized items, bundled items at discount rates (e.g. “4 for $20”; unless the entire bundle is returned), items marked nonreturnable at the checkout or within the product description page, and products that have been assembled

If there is a mistake with your order, or items arrive defective/damages at the time of receipt, we will take care of it and work with you to find the best solution as further described below.

To begin the return/exchange process, please reach out to our customer service team for assistance. Our Customer service representatives are available by email support@pier1.com

Returns/Exchanges

You can return most items for a store credit within 30 days of delivery. Return shipping costs apply, and the item must be:

  1. In its original, undamaged condition
  2. Disassembled, if the item was originally delivered disassembled
  3. In its original packaging. If the original packaging is too damaged to be shipped back, you must use a similar sized box as the original or a box no longer than 108 inches.

There are a few items that can’t be returned:

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  • Gift cards
  • Personalized items
  • Bundled items at discounted rates, e.g. “5 for $25” (unless the entire bundle is returned)
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  • Items marked “Final Sale” on the sale page
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    Defective Product and Returns due to Our Error

    If there are mistakes with your order, or items arrive defective/damaged at the time of receipt, we’ll make it right by sending you replacement parts or accessories, replacing the item or issuing you a refund.  In such an event, there is no return shipping charges. 

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