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Hand-Painted Wood Alebrije Butterfly Sculpture from Mexico, "Holy Butterfly"

Finding inspiration in the world around them, Pablo and Lucy Mendez of Mexico... more

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Finding inspiration in the world around them, Pablo and Lucy Mendez of Mexico celebrate the beauty of a butterfly. They handcraft the creature from copal wood in the style of alebrije sculptures, including several pieces that assemble together. A vibrant hand-painted design finishes this original work of folk art. Small parts are separated for shipping to protect from breakage.

  • 20 grams
  • 0.71 oz
  • 9 cm H x 11.5 cm W x 14 cm D
  • 3.5" H x 4.5" W x 5.5" D

  • Copal wood
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Signed by the artist
  • Some assembly required
  • Warning: Choking Hazard. Small parts -- not for children under 3 years.
  • Made in Mexico.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Mexicoicon info
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Gregg

From Modesto, California USA

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07/11/2022

"Amazing detail and vibrant colors"

This was a gift for a family member that adores butterflies, and she was thrilled. Beautiful coloring, easy to assemble, and stunning to look at.Thank you for making such wonderful art pieces!

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  • This was a gift for: Daughter
  • Occasion: 'just because'

Lisa

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04/16/2019

"Stunning Butterfly Alebrije"

I purchased this item in memory of my Mom who loved butterflies. The details are stunning. I will definitely shop from this site again.

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MightyKimmy

From Brisbane, California

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05/11/2017

"This is fun to display"

I am very satisfy with the product, a little bit inconvenience to assemble, please request artist to include picture of the product in the package so customer could assemble without guessing.Thank you very much, packaging is perfect

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Dave

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04/05/2024

"A great addition to my collection."

A beautiful sculpture. The colors, stance, just everything about I am very happy with. I highly recommend.

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Ellen

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01/16/2024

"Absolutely perfect addition to my lighted branch tree"

I bought a lighted bare branch tree from a major retailer this Christmas. This beautiful ornament hangs perfectly and can be seen all the way around. It is such a colorful addition to this new tree. I hope to buy more next holiday season.

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Catherine

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12/19/2023

"Great Cricket!"

So well crafted and very cute. Great addition to my cricket collection. The painting is excellent and very detailed .

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Pablo’s profits from the alebrij sculptures he creates for NOVICA allow him to create and financially support a healthy life for his wife and two children.

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This artist positively impacts their community through job creation and provides jobs for 2 or more people.

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Lucy's income allows her to provide a necessary basic education to their children in their home.

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Lucy financially supports their two children.

 
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