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Painted Wood Alebrije Dog Ornaments (Set of 5) from Mexico, "Sweet Puppies"

Designed by Mexican duo Jesus and Roxana Hernandez, this set of five ornaments... more

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Designed by Mexican duo Jesus and Roxana Hernandez, this set of five ornaments carries on the rich tradition of alebrije sculptures. Each ornament is carved by hand of copal wood to depict a sweet puppy. The ornaments are hand-painted with assorted colors.

  • 0.20 kgs
  • 0.4 lbs
  • Each: 4.5 cm H x 2 cm W x 5.5 cm D
  • Each: 1.8" H x 0.8" W x 2.2" D

  • Copal wood
  • 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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L Christian

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09/27/2020

"These were a big hit!"

All of my family loved these little Christmas gifts.

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Vicky

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01/09/2020

"Cherished Christmas ornaments"

Wonderful keepsake ornaments. We collect Mexican wood carvings. The sa.e attention given to larger carvings is found in these miniatures. Love them!

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Francesca

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10/18/2021

"Not only for the Xmas Tree"

I hung these charming creatures on a houseplant.

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Patricia

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09/02/2021

"These Puppies are Adorable!"

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

Timothy

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07/01/2021

"Outstanding and Handsome"

These little guys couldnt be any cuter. I love the different colors and their diminutive size. The detailing is excellent as well. Many thanks to Jesus and Roxana and of course Novica. I absolutely recommend them!

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S

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02/20/2021

"Sweet puppies"

These are such sweet, well carved little dogs, and I love the choice of colors.

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Carol

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07/28/2022

"A beautiful addition to my hummingbird collection"

It is hanging over the table so that I can see it every day! Beautiful!

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07/08/2022

"Beautiful Ornaments!"

These are exquisitely painted and so delicate! My daughter has a whole Christmas tree of Chicken ornaments, and these are so colorful and lovely!

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  • Tree ornaments, or just small accents!

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Gift Occasion:
  • This was a gift for: Daughter
  • Occasion: Christmas

Mike

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07/06/2022

"Brightens the room"

Jesus & Roxanna right now are My favorite alebrije artisans = Job Super WELL DONE = Works of ART !!!

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Monkey in Chaos, Wood Monkey Alebrije Figure Hiding His Eyes From Oaxaca

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Mike

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07/06/2022

"Brightens the room"

Super Great trio of monkeys - Beautifully painted & Detailed = VERY VERY Satisfied !!!

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Surprised Monkey, Copal Wood Alebrije Carving of Multicolored Monkey

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Mike

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07/06/2022

"Brightens the room"

Probably 1of thee best of my collection = so colorful - bright amazing colors - so detailed and a Very good size = Well worth the $$$

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Brenda

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06/22/2022

"Simply beautiful!"

Gorgeous colors, and beautifully intricate design, a little work of art. Thank you!

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Preserving Traditions

Preserving Traditions

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.

Enabling Education

Enabling Education

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

Job Creator

Job Creator

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

Caring for Children

Caring for Children

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

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

 
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