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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!
These paper flags are found throughout Mexico on special occasions draped over the streets to announce the upcoming, existing or past fiestas. Papel picado means "picked paper" because it is traditionally chiseled while stacked in large pile...then each paper flag is individually strung on string to make a banner. Very colorful, very festive and very Mexican! They are made of delicate tissue paper.
state of origin: Puebladimensions: Each flag is 9" long by 7" wide; 1 string of 10 flags in each package (each string is about 8.5' long)