Uruapan Copper Vase: Natural Finish
Item Number: RCCP010
Thirty-two years ago Hugo Martinez Velazquez started working with copper under the apprenticeship of his father and older brother. Once his apprenticeship was completed he ventured out on his own, starting a small shop with his children that has won many awards and honors in copper handicrafts.
The artisans of Santa Clara del Cobre use recycled copper sourced from Michoacan. The copper is gathered and then melted down into large ingots. The ingots