Oaxacan Woodcarvings Jacobo Angeles Armadillo  Oaxacan Wood Carvings are a magnificent expression of Mexican Folk Art. The talented carvers of Oaxaca create,  entirely by hand, wonderful sculptures made  from copal wood and their ingenious shapes with  amazing patterns and colors have captivated collectors world wide. Alebrijes, can also refer to papier mache creatures. Check out the Linares family to learn more.

Oaxacan Woodcarvings Jacobo Angeles Armadillo Oaxacan Wood Carvings are a magnificent expression of Mexican Folk Art. The talented carvers of Oaxaca create, entirely by hand, wonderful sculptures made from copal wood and their ingenious shapes with am

Alebrije

This is called an Alebrije. They are brightly colored Oaxacan-Mexican folk art sculptures. They originated with Pedro Linares.

cazadordementes: “EL MÉXICO DE LOS MEXICANOS “• Alucinacion de Copal: Reyna nos dice: “Un alebrije es un ser con vida, porque viene de la naturaleza, por eso no hay que lastimar la pieza, hay que pasarle buena vibra” mientras decora serenamente la...

cazadordementes: “EL MÉXICO DE LOS MEXICANOS “• Alucinacion de Copal: Reyna nos dice: “Un alebrije es un ser con vida, porque viene de la naturaleza, por eso no hay que lastimar la pieza, hay que pasarle buena vibra” mientras decora serenamente la...

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Huichol Bead Lizard Vase by Dave Re via "The Huichol Indians decorate vases using tree sap and a large number of small, brightly colored beads.

Artista Jacobo Angeles. Oaxaca, México: this cat must be HUGE because those are molinillos (Mexican hand-carved hot cocoa frothers often 14 inches long) hanging around it!!

Oaxaca, México: this cat must be HUGE because those are molinillos (Mexican hand-carved hot cocoa frothers often 14 inches long) hanging around it!

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