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

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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 (5): 4.5 cm H x 2 cm W x 5.5 cm D
  • Each (5): 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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25

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01/09/2020

"Cherished Christmas ornaments"

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

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05/11/2020

"great ornaments"

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I really love these. They are so cute. Im really impressed by the careful painting.

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

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01/31/2020

"Great gift!"

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Wonderfully whimsical ..a great Christmas present for a family with a new puppy under the Christmas tree!

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

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12/10/2019

"soooo cute"

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Very awesome little pooches! Great stocking stuffers!

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

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11/30/2019

"painted wood mini dog ornaments"

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wow ! very pleased - will make a nice gift for my dog owner friend.

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  • hanging ornament

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

Verified Reviewer

11/29/2019

"so cute"

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Very well made. I cant wait to give these as gifts for Christmas to all my dog loving friends.

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

From Aurora IL

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10/31/2019

"Simply Beautiful"

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The artistry and beauty of this winged heart is beyond compare. I lived in Mexico and this piece of art brings back wonderful memories!

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Wings of the Heart, Copal Wood Heart Shaped Ornament from Mexico

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From Montana, USA

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08/08/2019

"So Cute!"

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Painted in bright colors with intricate detailing.

Best Uses

  • Christmas gift
  • Gift,

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Sweet Chickens, Wood Alebrije Chicken Ornaments (Set of 5) from Mexico

Verified Reviewer

07/16/2019

"I love this owl"

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I love this owl. Its beautiful.

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Dream Owl, Mexican Hand Decorated Copal Wood Owl Alebrije Sculpture

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07/09/2019

"Great Fun Little Chicks!"

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Wonderful craftmanship and colors.

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Sweet Chickens, Wood Alebrije Chicken Ornaments (Set of 5) from Mexico

From Ferndale, Micihgian

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06/08/2019

"A small but practical keepsake"

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I am delighted with the quality of this little owl.

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Dream Owl, Mexican Hand Decorated Copal Wood Owl Alebrije Sculpture

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05/21/2019

"A small jewel"

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Beautiful work!

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Dream Vision, Hand-Carved Copal Wood Owl Alebrije Sculpture from Mexico

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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