Maquilishuat Tree, Handmade Collective Glass Art Figure
Maquilishuat Tree, Handmade Collective Glass Art Figure
Maquilishuat Tree, Handmade Collective Glass Art Figure

Maquilishuat Tree, Handmade Collective Glass Art Figure

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Maquilishuat Tree, Handmade Collective Glass Art Figure

In 1939, the maquilishuat was declared El Salvador’s national tree. Measuring up to 20 meters in height, it blooms during the dry season between the months of February and April, with remarkable bright pink flowers, which it sheds every year.

This piece by Margarita Llort celebrates the maquilishuat tree, and is sure to find a place in any space or office. Handmade by Salvadoran artisans specialized in glass art, the piece speaks for itself through its bright colors and striking textures. 

El Salvador’s flora and fauna are the focus of Margarita Llort’s VitroNATURA collection, highlighting through intense colors and mystifying textures the features of El Salvador´s vivid wildlife. Margarita Llort’s pieces elegantly capture the often forgotten natural landscape of the unexpectedly diverse Central American country. 

Help protect El Salvador´s biodiversity. When you purchase a piece from the VitroNATURA collection 25% of the proceeds go to SalvaNATURA Fundacion Ecologica, a not-for-profit organization devoted to preserving El Salvador´s natural habitat and animal diversity. Additionally, Vitrales by Margarita Llort recycles and upcycles whenever possible, implementing a “Zero Waste” approach to production. All of the left-over glass from large projects is creatively used in new items. Rest assured that every purchase is kind to our planet. 


  • Decorative piece made by hand by artisans specialized in glass art.

  • Materials: Stained glass on a forged iron mounting with a rusted finishing, supported on a wooden base made from certified cured pine. 

  • Technique: Glass casting

  • Packaging: Item is placed in a cardboard box, protected with foam and bubble wrap. The piece comes with a tag detailing information about the artwork, the artists, and the technique used. 

  • Dimensions: Length 8.2 cm (3.2 inches) x Width 5 cm (2 inches) x Height 14 cm (6.3 inches). 

  • Packaged Dimensions: Length 15 cm (5.9 inches) x Width 10 cm (3.9 inches) x Height 16 cm (6.3 inches). 

  • Item Weight:  0.5 kg, 1.1 pounds

  • Packaged Weight: 0,7 kg, 1.2 pounds

  • Limited Edition

  • Care: When removing from box do not lift piece by the glass, always lift by the wooden base or iron features. The piece should not be lifted by the glass. 

For cleaning, use a non-scratch cloth with a bit of window-cleaning solution. Wipe carefully and tap dry. For tougher stains use warm water, a bit of gentle soap, and two spoonfuls of vinegar. Wipe carefully and tap dry. The glass can be polished for brightness with a non-scratch cloth. Remember, friction can cause scratches and damage the piece, avoid using force or contact with rough materials. When opening box do not lift piece by the glass, always lift by the wooden base or iron features. 

Customize Margarita Llort’s “Maquilishuat Tree”

Give Margarita Llort’s Maquilishuat Tree as a gift to commemorate a special moment or milestone. Add a personalized message sketched on a glass plaque attached to the base of the piece. 

  • Allow us at least three business days to sketch the personalized message on the wooden base.

  • Prior to shipping, we will send you a PDF image of your order for your confirmation and approval.

  • We can sketch your logo onto the piece. Send us your logo or other image to Please send a black and white image, in JPEG or vector format, with a minimum resolution of 300 dpi.

  • Select the Personalized Message option when adding the item to your cart, for $6 extra for the medium size, and $10.00 extra for the large size.