Folk Art Spotlight - Huichol Bead Art

Huichol bead work is among Mexico's most precious folk arts.

Tradicionales alebrijes de San Martín Tilcajete | Excélsior

FOTOGALERÍA: Tradicionales alebrijes de San Martín Tilcajete

Ancient Spirits Mexico | by Teyacapan

Ancient Spirits Mexico | by Teyacapan

Oaxacan Animals | Oaxacan Wood Carvings Gallery Luis Pablo Scorpion | Oaxacan animals

This is a Oaxacan wood carving of a scorpion. Oaxacan wood carvings are very popular because of their bright colors. Many people create them because they are idols of the animals and because bright colors are very popular in art in Oaxaca.

Alebrijes, Mexican folk art. http://gotomexico.co.uk/

Mexican folk art - 'Alebrijes' are brightly colored Mexican folk art sculptures of fantastical creatures.

Oaxacan art is mainly wood carvings covered in brightly colored paint. They create these because it is a very good source of income because many tourist want these sculptures.   http://www.mexican-folk-art-guide.com/Oaxacan-wood-carvings.html#.VF0wQPTF_Kh

Oaxacan wood carvings, known in Spanish as monos de madera or alebrijes de Oaxaca have been around for a little more than 60 years. Manuel Jimenez a peasant from San Antonio Arrazola is the creator of this tradition.

Unique crocodile from Jacobo Angeles. This one-piece-of-wood carving has been cut with a rough, corrugated, ripple-like skin. Highly creative idea, with elaborate Zapotec motifs covering the hide.

Mata Ortiz, Juan Quezada, Casas Grandes Pottery and Oaxacan Wood Carvings - Alebrijes, Oaxacan Animals.

Find best value and selection for your OAXACAN wood carving RABBIT by JACOBO MARIA ANGELES OAXACA Alebrije search on eBay. World's leading marketplace.

Find best value and selection for your OAXACAN wood carving RABBIT by JACOBO MARIA ANGELES OAXACA Alebrije search on eBay. World's leading marketplace.

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