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Blue-throated motmot, handmade glass bird figurine

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The blue-throated motmot is the only member of the genus Aspatha, known as the Torogoz in El Salvador. A unique bird that can be found in the tropical and subtropical regions of El Salvador, Honduras, Mexico, and Guatemala. Its bright blue throat is perfectly represented in glass, making this small figurine a unique decoration for your home or office.

By purchasing this item you are both cherishing the exclusivity of handmade art made by glass artisans, and supporting biodiversity protection initiatives.

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 landscapes of the 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 El Salvador 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. Every purchase is kind to our planet!

Blue-throated Motmot characteristics:

  • Decorative piece handmade by glass art artisans

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

  • Technique: Molten glass

  • Packaging: Our products are lovingly packaged in a cardboard box and protected with sponge and bubble wrap. We include a label with information about the technique used, the craftsmanship and information about the artists.

  • Dimensions: Length 13 cm (5.1 inches) x Width 5 cm (2 inches) x Height 11cm (4.3 inches). 

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

  • Item Weight:  0.2 kg, 0.4 pounds

  • Packaged Weight: 0.3 kg, 0.5 pounds

  • Limited Edition

    Care: 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. To brighten, polish glass 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 your Blue-Throated Motmot

Give Margarita Llort’s Blue-Throated Motmot 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.

  • Choose different types of typography and lettering.
  • 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.
  • Please allow at least three business days for us to sketch the personalized message on the wooden base.
  • Select the Personalized Message option when adding the item to your cart, for $6.00 extra.