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Teresita Gonzalez

Traditional handcrafted Mexican alebrijes in Mexico

"...the doctor diagnosed me with cancerous sarcoma... but I'd look at my son and I knew my work in life wasn't finished. I began painting as a form of therapy."

Latest Update"My journey in Mexican handicrafts began when I started working with copal wood as a way of therapy to relieve my cancer. I struggled with my inner demons and it was a very difficult... read more

18 items by Teresita Gonzalez

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Karen

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02/01/2024

"Beautiful quality"

These are beautifully made wooden hearts, wonderful for gifts

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Hearts Take Wing, Wooden Winged Hearts Holiday Ornaments (Set of 4)

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Lucinda Rachel

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11/17/2023

"Love this Dillo!"

I am pleased to add this happy Armadillo to my collection. The colors are vibrant and it is well made. I would purchase from this artist again.

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Festive Armadillo, Hand-Painted Wood Armadillo Alebrije Figurine from Mexico

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Shelley

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09/07/2023

"I feel well protected."

The dragon is fierce and friendly and happy and extremely colourful. Thanks for the fine work.

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Jeannine

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04/03/2023

"Second Purchase!"

This is the second Long-Eared Rabbit I purchased from Teresita Gonzalez. The craftsmanship is outstanding, so well made and the colors are vibrant and bright! So cheery, thank you very much again for sharing your talent!

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Long-Eared Rabbit, Hand-Painted Wood Alebrije Rabbit Sculpture from Mexico

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Jeannine

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04/03/2023

"Adorable!"

This wood Big-Eared Rabbit is just adorable! So well made and painted with such care, I love it!! It brings such a smile to the face! I actually bought a second one and they look wonderful together! Thank you Teresita Gonzalez for sharing your talent!

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Big-Eared Rabbit, Hand-Painted Wood Alebrije Rabbit Sculpture from Mexico

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Robin

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10/23/2022

"Personality personified"

This is such a unique piece! A hyena to love! It looks like it is getting ready to jump into action! Lovely colors, well thought out and painted. I am happy I got this.

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