Noailles Village, a thriving metal sculpture industry in Haiti
Here is a picture of Noailles Village. This is a thriving city in Haitian art as it produces metal sculpture.
Noailles Village is the only place in Haiti where metal work occurs. The town is a colony of metal workers, who carve custom iron crosses.
The metal work small-scale industry started in 1956 when George Liataud starting making esthetically pleasing iron crosses to mark graves and tombs in Croix-des-Bouquet's cemeteries. Eventually he combined Voodoo and Christian symbols to appeal to the tourist market.
Today Noailles Village has a legacy of generations of metal work artists.« Previous · Next »