Hammered Silver Plate Choker with Turquoise Accent | Oswaldo Guayasamin
Hammered Silver Plate Choker-Necklace | Matching Earrings | Silver Rods with Turquoise | Artist Oswaldo Guayasamin |
Oswaldo Guayasamin, from Quito, Equador , was very celebrated as an Artist as well as an Architect.
He was given a prize for "an entire life of work for peace" by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization.
His death on March 10, 1999 was marked by a day of national strikes by the indigenous people (whom he spent his life supporting) and other sectors of society, and was considered a great loss to Ecuador. He is still lauded as a national treasure.