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Thursday, October 28, 2010

Dia de Muertos GIVEAWAY !!!

I will be celebrating the Day of the Dead next week and as a thank you to all of you who follow my work and postings, I want to giveaway one of my copper stamped skull pendants.


Is very simple to be the winner, you just have to post a comment and become a follower of my blog. Please remember to include your contact information. 


If you can also tell what do you think about this Mexican tradition and my work. I will really enjoy reading your comments.


I will be announcing the winner next week, November 5, in my blog.


Bonus points:  You can have more chances to win this pendant if you post my giveaway in your blog, facebook page or tweet about it.  To earn the bonus points you must add another comment on my blog letting me know where did you post it.




76 comments:

  1. Oooo La La sweet little necklace! I love everything I have ever seen that you make. I love this stamped skull and I would love to win it!

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  2. Oh yeah, this went up on my Facebook Page! Good Luck everyone may this go to the perfect person!

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  3. oh yea I love it. good luck! I've been wanting to talk to you about teaching repujado at Tres Rebecas, a cultural arts and studio store in King William District. call me at 210-224-5733

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  4. Am going to post on my FB for sure, probably would have anyway as it is such a cute and adorable pendant..will tweet also, you can check out on @vidamuerte!

    Good luck..will also follow your blog when I figure out how to..

    My blog (seriously need to get back onto this) can be found at http://vidamuertemexico.blogspot.com/

    Oh and Happy Dia de los Muertos!

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  5. Oooh, now it's my chance!! I live your work, Lorena!
    I couldn't "follow" you at the Google thing down there, but I have subscribed to your feed months ago. I'll share this on FB!

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  6. I would wear your Dia de Muertos necklace with pride! Your work amazes and inspires me.

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  7. We`ve got the same tradition about the 1st of November. It is The Day of The Dead in Poland.We go to the graves of our relatives and friends who past away and bring them flowers and candles.
    I love the neckles:)

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  8. Yo lo quiero Lorena!!!!!!jajaja Esta muy lindo!
    Y aunque no gane, siempre admiro tu arte, tan lleno de orgullo y sentimientos por tu patria, por tus raices latinas, por los origenes! De verdad me encanta lo que haces...El otro dia soñé que venias a Paris! Te deseo mucho exito!!! Soy tu admiradora!
    Un abrazo, Alejandra Baiz
    Ahh, y voy a postearlo en facebook!

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  9. Lovely!! :-) I hope it's me!

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  10. Hi Lorena, your work is stunning!!! I love skulls and Mexican folk art, so I love anything dia de los muertos! Thank you so much for the chance!
    ~Stevie
    ne14whips6@yahoo.com

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  11. Hi!!!!!!

    Im a new fan of your work wich I discovered thanks to a puertorican artist who post your blog on FB (Alejandra Baiz).

    Well, the thing I like the most about the Dia de los Muertos tradition is the skeletons always in colors. Specially women skeletons and their dresses and of course, with flowers everywhere :)

    About your work, what can I say? As I said, Im a new fan, so Im right on the way of discovering, but let me tell you something, I loooooooooooooooooooooove the bird ring!!!!!! :D (muchas muchas veces)

    I really love your 'give away' and yes, I will love it much more if Im the lucky one to win it :)

    Lorena, you ask for contact info....I suscribed to your blog but I also let you my personal blog (both in spanish)...I dont think there is something more personal than my blog to give you...

    Have a great week and I hope your creativity never ends,
    http://milaysha.espacioblog.com/

    Milaysha

    ps-I posted the contest info on my blog :http://milaysha.espacioblog.com/post/2010/10/28/regalito-regalito

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  12. I too am a fan of your work. I have long had a love affair with Mexican folk art. My house is full of mask, carving, Day of the Day art, and ceramics. It's in my blood. I too will share your contest on my blog.

    http://ridgeschool.blogspot.com/

    Cheers,
    Jenny

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  13. Will love to wear something made by you. Will be an honor.

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  14. Oh! Anuncié tu sorteo en mi blog: http://normasclay.blogspot.com

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  15. Hola Lorena, no especificaste idioma y lo mio es el espanol. Tu trabajo?
    excelente y me da muchisimo orgullo que seas mexicana y que hayas llegado hasta donde estas. Sobre la tradicion del Dia de Muertos, me parece una de las mas lindas, por su colorido, ademas de que deja ver un poco como el mexicano ve a la muerte. Yo posteare la foto en Facebook.

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  16. Lorena-
    I want to win! I can't wait to attend your class next week-end. I plan on being the teacher's pat and favorite.
    Being a Mexican American I feel a cultural connection to your work. It warms my heart as well as celebrates our rich Mexican roots.
    Becky Terrazas Masino

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  17. what a beautiful necklace! I love the Day of the Dead tradition, even bought a book about it for my little nieces to start teaching them about it!

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  18. ♡♥♡♥♡♥♡♥♡♥♡♥LOVE LOVE http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=445147844772&set=a.423579359772.208879.551804772#!/desmond.dye

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  19. ahora te sigo. me encanta tu arte. :-) my daughter attends a spanish immersion school (although we are not native spanish-speakers), and we celebrate dia de los muertos. it's a lovely idea to honor and remember the dead. i am crossing my fingers for buena suerte!
    gracias-
    shenais
    divertida at fastmail dot fm

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  20. i tweeted:
    http://twitter.com/mamipdx/status/29059065872
    shenais
    divertida at fastmail dot fm

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  21. i shared on facebook (and like you too) as wren nelson
    http://www.facebook.com/pages/Lorena-Angulo/382492279399?v=wall#!/permalink.php?story_fbid=137035256347075&id=1587192291
    shen
    divertida at fastmail dot fm

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  22. TE felicito, me enorgullece ver que nuestras tradiciones las conservas y las promueves tan bellamente!!! te hice una calaverita

    Estaba Lorena Angulo en su talles
    cortando, fundiendo y creando
    cuando llego la pelona llorando....

    !No te puedo llevar aunque quisiera
    si te llevo quien me encuera!!!

    Se fue riendo y tambalenado
    pero en su cabeza pensando

    Que rechula me esboza
    es muy talentosa esta mocosa!!


    Cecilia Martinez
    ceciliamty@yahoo.com

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  23. I fell in love with your skulls last year when I saw them at the SAY SI’s festival. You and your student created some great pieces and this year I think they are even better. I have posted this link at my shop and I have told all my customers about what you do.
    See you soon.
    Renee Lindquist

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  24. I am a follower and I too love your work! I love Mexican folk art and dance, it is just so beautiful to me.
    Although my mom is from Mexico, I didn't learn about Day of the Dead until my early 20s from a college friend who made the little life scenes with the little skeletons. It is a fascinating tradition and have grown to love all the art associated with it. It is wonderful that you are keeping it alive with your work.

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  25. I have been your fan for quite a while :-)!!!!!
    Pick me! Pick Me! You know I'll be your bestest Friend! Your talent deserves to be shown everywhere!
    Lori Phillips
    Metal Clay Today Magazine

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  26. OHHH, what a great design! I love the influence of Mexican culture in your work and all that you do in metal clay and copper. These skulls are to die for (hehehe)...I've been stalking your etsy page waiting for a posting. welcome to Houston and Adorn Me! this year!

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  27. You have beautiful work!

    I posted the giveaway on my blog: http://lacquerobsession.blogspot.com/p/giveaways.html

    Email: jocy@lacquerobsession.com

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  28. BONUS - you are proudly displayed on my artist FB page: http://www.facebook.com/oxocre8
    Celia Clowe

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  29. love love LOVE your work! would love to win this necklace!

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  30. She is so sweet. Gorgeous work.

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  31. Well, you know I adore your work! I would absolutely shout about it, even if I didn't have something to win...but I hope I win! ;)

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  32. Shared on my facebook, here:
    http://www.facebook.com/somethingsublime
    Thanks, Lorena!

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  33. Hi Lorena,
    I have been following your blog for a while now, and always enjoy seeing what you are making. I have always been drawn to Mexican folk art, and love how that tradition colors your work. Is the skull in the necklace copper metal clay, or stamped sheet copper? :)
    I also posted the link to this post on my FB jewelry page (http://www.facebook.com/pages/Pippi-Jewelry/47131944632?ref=ts) and my personal FB profile.
    Best of luck everyone!
    ~Pippi
    Pippi Jewelry

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  34. It would be an honor to wear this great work of art!
    chichijunk at cs dot com

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  35. I'm following you now on GFC!
    chichijunk at cs dot com

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  36. I really like this necklace. I'm fascinated with Day of the Dead stuff, shrines, and milagros. I own a shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe that I bought in Mexico.

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  37. this is soo cool..would love to win this...displaying on my fb wall too :o)

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  38. This piece is so beautiful! I would love to win it, so please enter me! I love the day of the dead traditions. I find it such a loving tribute to those who have gone before us. And a wonderful way to celebrate LIFE! My cousins are 1/2 Mexican (and 1/2 Italian) and we always had pinatas at our Easter Celebrations. We never did the dia de los muertos though, so I've adopted that in my adulthood. :) Your work is beautiful and I'm glad I found it through another posting on FB! I especially love your Tree of Life!

    Hugs, Tamara Comerford (on facebook with that name) s comerford @ comcast (dot) net.

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  39. OK, I just posted your giveaway on my FB Page (Tamara Antonelli Comerford), so please enter me again. It feels greedy to do that -- but I just LOVE your pendant! :) s comerford @ comcast (dot) net.

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  40. I'd love to have the skeleton pendant. Love your work.

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  41. Lorena esta pieza esta genial!!! me encanta!! conozco de tu blog a traves de Normas' Clay blog!!! tu trabajo es hermoso y lleno de color!!! He comenzado a seguirte y te invito a que visites mi blog. Mari de Puerto Rico

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  42. THANK YOU to all for participating in my first giveaway.
    :D

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  43. what a lovely pendant...cool skull!

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  44. My attention to your blog got drawn by a FB friend's post. I love colorful jewelry and I happened to be in San Antonio only 2 months ago!. Wish I had known about your work earlier, I would have definitely asked you to show me more!. I'm going to post the link to my FB page for eveyone to see. Since I've started to design jewelry myself, I appreciate the work of others even more - especially when it sings to me.
    CleopatraKerckhof - you can find me on etsy.

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  45. Hi Lorena, I just love your art I have not seen anything I was not awe'd by.
    You have a wonderful whimical fun style that I appreciate.. I follow you on facebook. I found you just around the time I lost my father and my cousin.. So the celebration of the Dia de los Muertos takes on a special meaning this last month.. Your art makes me smile and gives me a good feeling...
    Thanks
    Jackie OB

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  46. Wow great work! I just found you on facebook!


    lisarenee60046@yahoo.com

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  47. love your work, wish i had known! good luck great way to do your work!! happiness is a lovely piece of art.. Dharma

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  48. OOOOOHHH! I LIKE it!
    smcq

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  49. The first time I saw your jewelry, I was amazed at how different you were from the rest of us! I thought, 'this woman thinks outside the box and brings a unique quality of color and intriguing combinations I have never seen before" She is memorable!!
    I blogged about you today and linked your page!
    Mary Tucker

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  50. Your work is very creative with a distinctive style. I would be honored to win your piece. I also am a new follower!

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  51. Oh Wow! I love this piece...I'm following and I'd love to win:)

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  52. I included your necklace in a mosaic I made and blogged about your giveaway here: http://mangomerle.blogspot.com/2010/11/happy-day-of-dead.html

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  53. I think this pendant is super funky!

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  54. I love all of your stuff Lorena! I'd love to win this necklace.

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  55. Beautiful stuff Lorena, I love all of your pieces! I'd love to win this one!

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  56. I love this, especially the little flower. I'm off to follow your blog happily!

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  57. Amiga
    I love your folk art! it is so vibrant, alive and happy just like you. We still want you to think about coming to western Colorado this fall! I love the tradition of Dia de Muertos - especially sugar skulls :o) but I can't find them out here :o(

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  58. Lorena I follow your blog because I admire you so much and love your work. I have posted a link on my fb account.

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  59. I hope it's not too late to comment, Lorena. I love your work, even better I love that I can see you through it. The flower is a great touch, but what's even better is that I see how you celebrate life in each piece. It's remarkable.

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  60. love your dia de muertos work! I'm a big fan os skulls/skeletons in general all year LOL! the other pieces w/the smiling skulls are quite adorable too:)

    nikkifixx@hotmail.com

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  61. Oh, and I definitely tweeted this out! http://twitter.com/shelleyrae/status/29601763519

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  62. A friend told me I should come check out your stuff and she was right I absolutely love it! Following and recommending!

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  63. I posted to my FB acct...I'm set to private but Lydia Lewis has access to my page so she can tell you it's there LOL
    nikkifixx@hotmail.com

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  64. amazing beautiful!

    i experienced my first dia de los muertos celebration this year. i joined the san anto cultural arts, P.E.A.C.E. initiative, Guadalupe cultural arts, Innercity Development in their procession through the westside... what an amazing experience!

    i think the tradition is beautiful - to celebrate life in such a vibrant way.

    kim
    @flutiemcd
    www.flutiemcd.com

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  65. i posted about this give away on my FB page:
    http://www.facebook.com/pages/flutiemcd/156689484355406

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  66. i tweeted about your giveaway:
    http://twitter.com/flutiemcd

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  67. Hi! I'm so excited that you are doing a giveaway! I'd love a chance to win a piece of your very festive jewelry! I love all your pieces, your skulls, milagros, tree of life, etc. Each piece not only celebrates your culture but also gives the rest of us an opportunity to explore and appreciate it's beauty. I really enjoy your copper stamped skulls because they are so colorful. Thanks for giving us a chance to win!
    -Shayna (ispywithmycraftyeyes@live.com)

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  68. Your work is fabuloso, my friend! Hola from Oaxaca--I leave tomorrow!

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  69. Hi Lorena! The necklace is beautiful!
    I really like the Dia de los Muertos celebration. Our family never had the tradition of going to the cemetery, mostly because everyone's buried somewhere else, but I adopted variations of it for my family. Usually there's an ofrenda with photos. And I sometimes do a virtual one in a post on my blog. This year I was out of town helping my parents with surgery and storm damage so I didn't get it done. I will probably get a virtual one done, but late.

    Some years ago I took the concept and did a memorial service at our local UU fellowship. People would talk about loved ones who had passed (even pets) and there would be candles lit. It was so popular and moving that it became a regular event and was scheduled on the Sunday closest to the Day of the Dead.

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  70. Gorgeous as always Lorena! You need to come to Tucson for the all souls procession someday! it's this Sunday- very cool, and Dia de
    I love watching your creations develop!
    ciao- Maureen

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  71. And I posted on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=557781622

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  72. beautiful work!! (as usual!!)

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  73. Hi Lorena,
    I absolutely love your art!! I didn't know much about Dia de los Muertos before I started following your blog and Facebook posts but it's been fun and interesting to get to know more about it. I think it's such a celebration of life to explore other cultural traditions and you're able to translate your love of that into your beautiful and colorful art for all of us to share. I've also posted this to my Facebook page

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