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Ceramics from yesteryear
The Virgen de Guadalupe, milagros, sacred hearts and images are all artistic motifs used in Mexican folk art in every state in Mexico.
The Christmas decorations of Mexico vary by region but are always colorful and festive whether made of tin, paper, wood, textiles or clay.
"Milagro"means "miracle" in Spanish. Milagros are religious charms that are prevalent throughout Mexico and are used to request or thank God for a miracle.
Consider giving a gift of high quality, Mexican handmade goods! Every piece is authentic and personally selected on our buying trips to Mexico.
Lots of unique, colorful paper products and decorations are made by Mexican artisans with skill and creativity.
Look here for placemats, napkins, table runners, tablecloths, huipiles and other textiles handmade in Mexico!
If you like the carved, rustic, wooden heads of La Union, take a look at these super cute little animals (animalitos) by the Santiago family. These little guys are carved out of a couple pieces of copal wood. Their legs are nailed to their bodies with tiny nails. Their ears, tails and horns are not removable. Whimsical facial expressions and colors make them a darling gift. They are very collectible and getting harder to find.
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state of origin: Oaxaca dimensions: approx 4" tall