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Wood alebrije figurine, 'Exquisite Turtle' - Handcrafted Copal Wood Alebrije Turtle Figurine

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Handcrafted Copal Wood Alebrije Turtle Figurine, "Exquisite Turtle"

byJesus and Roxana Hernandez: icon star icon star icon star icon star icon star (45)
Exquisitely decorated with the detailed motifs that distinguish alebrije... more

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Exquisitely decorated with the detailed motifs that distinguish alebrije artwork, this turtle is painted blue-violet with colorful accents on its shell. Mexican artisans Jesus and Roxana Hernandez handcraft the cheerful figurine from copal wood.

  • 40 grams
  • 1.41 oz
  • 4 cm H x 10 cm W x 13 cm D
  • 1.6" H x 3.9" W x 5" D

  • Copal wood
  • Signed by the artist
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Made in Mexico.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Mexicoicon info
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  • Premium Gift Wrap? Yes

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Mike

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04/01/2021

"Awesome Turtle"

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Beautiful colors - Highly detailed - A Work of Art - Very Satisfied !!!

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Judy

From OH

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04/06/2018

"Exquisite indeed! Amazing details!"

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Thank you Jesus and Roxana, This turtle is the perfect gift for a friend of mine. I bought this for her to remember three different conversations. I know she will love it and her family will cherish it for many years to come. I was so excited to find one made by Jesus! and at such a low price. I bought it right away. I had some pieces by Jesus and Roxana before their works were available here at Novica....So thank you Novica for bringing more artisans works to Novica for customers to buy. I check often to see what is new....and never hesitate to buy a piece from Oaxaca when I know that one was made just for me (or just for one of my friends/family members....They are wonderful gifts for friends and family).

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Patricia

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09/17/2021

"Remembering Mexico"

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Beautifully painted tiny ornaments to decorate my indoor tree at Christmas.

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Judy

From OH

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09/02/2021

"Very sweet wise little owls"

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I have purchased many sets of ornaments made by Jesus and Roxana. I give them to children at church. They love getting such beautiful, unique ornaments each year. Hoping they will buy artisan made treasures for themselves one day.

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Patricia

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09/02/2021

"These Puppies are Adorable!"

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I bought these puppies for my husband he loves them! The detail is beautiful. Highly recommend! Thank you

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Gift Occasion:
  • This was a gift for: Husband
  • Occasion: Just Because

Su

From Pittsburgh, Pa.

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08/09/2021

"Owl"

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Very colorful little fellow! Love the design and how it looks in my house.

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Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

Roxana has flourished by continuing to use traditional techniques in her alebrije art and continues to pass down her craft to her grandchildren, as her elders had passed down to her.

Roxana has been awarded 2nd place in the 2018 State Wood Carvings Contest as well as the 2015 Grand Master Award for the best Artisan Heritage piece of Mexico.

They financially support all four of their children through school so that they may have better opportunities in their future careers.

Roxana has been able to build her workshop over the years and now gives work to other artisans in her community.

Jesus and Roxana are both incredibly dedicated parents and financially support their four children together.

This artist shows a lot of talent or potential and is in their late teens or twenties.

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