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Wood Alebrije Penguin Ornaments (Set of 5) from Mexico, "Sweet Penguins"

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 penguin. The ornaments are hand-painted in assorted colors.

  • 20 grams
  • 0.71 oz
  • Each: 5 cm H x 2 cm W x 3.5 cm D
  • Each: 2" H x 0.8" W x 1.4" 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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  • Free Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Premium Gift Wrap? Yes

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Linda

From San Diego, CA. United States

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12/30/2021

"Tree Buddies"

Delightfully fun ornaments added to my holiday decorations.

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Sweet Penguins, Wood Alebrije Penguin Ornaments (Set of 5) from Mexico

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Lydia

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01/06/2021

"super-cute, neatly detailed"

exactly as pictured: pleased to see that each is painted with great accuracy by the artist, even though they probably turned out a lot of them during the holiday season.

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Sweet Penguins, Wood Alebrije Penguin Ornaments (Set of 5) from Mexico

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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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New Mexico

From Albuquerque

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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!

Best Uses

  • 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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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.

Young Talent

Young Talent

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

 
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