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Pablo and Lucy Mendez

Pablo and Lucy Mendez

Traditional handcrafted Mexican alebrije figures in Mexico

"What we enjoy the most is how real and mythical animal shapes can emerge from a simple branch. They can be so colorful and original that they appear to have had a life on another planet."

Latest Update "We are a young married couple who inherited the knowledge of carving and painting copal wood alebrijes. We have gradually perfected our technique, which we have passed down to our... read more

27 items by Pablo and Lucy Mendez

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Susan

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05/23/2022

"Turquoise Alebrije Cat"

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I absolutely love this little cat figurine. It s just like the picture, very well made and painted beautifully. Many thanks to the artisans who share their talents with us.

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From Denver, Colorado, USA

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05/10/2022

"Precioso"

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I will Go back to my grandson for a special occasions when he wins something, it is just a darling beautiful piece

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Gift Occasion:
  • This was a gift for: Grandson
  • Occasion: Winning first place

Cynthia

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05/09/2022

"Cheirish heirloom"

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Love this little guy. The detailing is tremendous. It is in my living room curio cabinet up front and center.

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Fiery Cat, Wood Alebrije Cat Figurine in Orange from Mexico

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Ellen

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05/05/2022

"so happy to add this colorful kitty to my cat collection."

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Has a good heavy feel to it; detailed carvings and paint. It is bright and cheerful. Arrived unbelievably well-packaged!! Love it

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Fiery Cat, Wood Alebrije Cat Figurine in Orange from Mexico

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Anna

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03/21/2022

"I bought this one for me"

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After buying a Golden Cricket for my sister, it was so elegant I had to have one for myself. Part of my Alebrije collection .

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Lisa

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03/18/2022

"Mother-in-law loves cats"

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This was a surprise gift for my mother-in-law. She loves it.

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Fiery Cat, Wood Alebrije Cat Figurine in Orange from Mexico

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Gift Occasion:
  • This was a gift for: Mother-in-law
  • Occasion: Just because
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