Day of the Dead Sculpture(92 items)
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Featured Reviews on Day of the Dead Sculpture
Outstanding example of great Mexican folk art
I have purchased several pieces by the Gamez Family and have been consistently impressed by the craftsmanship and creativity of their work. I look forward to seeing more of their wonderful creations on Novica.
Added to my collection
The skulls satiny black is a lovely accent to the collection of Mexican articles on display in the red hutch in my kitchen. I am very pleased to have acquired this sculpture.
Looks bright and colorful - great on Mexican wood and tile table. Just what I wanted, as Im a fan of (sugar) skulls/Day of the Dead. Its on the small side, but certainly adequate. I enjoy this item and am pleased with the item and purchase experience.
Angel Ceron Artisan Association Ceramic replicas and figurines
"Now that I'm retired, I can dedicate my time to my great passion – representing my pre-Hispanic cultural heritage."
"I've been working hand-in-hand with NOVICA since 2003. It was my nephew, Eduardo Escamilla, who suggested I work with NOVICA, and I found the project to be spectacular. As you may know, I'm an engineer by profession but I feel an overwhelming passion for our... read more
Popular Day of the Dead Sculpture
Day of the Dead Mariachi with Guitar Wood Statuette, "Mariachi de los Muertos"
Guatemalan artisans Juan and Carolina handcraft this pinewood statuette of a mariachi skeleton in the style of the "Day of the Dead." The mariachi is dressed in a traditional black outfit with white stitching and plays his orange guitar. The mariachi's arms are hinged at the elbow so that he can "play" the guitar.
Handcrafted Multicolor Ceramic Skull Sculpture from Mexico, "Story of Death"
Inspired by Aztec religion, this ceramic skull sculpture is decorated with images of Mictlantecuhtli, the Aztec god of death. Artisans from the Angel Cerón Artisan Association handcraft the sculpture and give it an antiqued finish.
Handcrafted Mayan Ceramic Skull Sculpture from Mexico, "Balam Jaguar"
One of the most important symbols of the Maya culture was the jaguar, or . The Maya people worshipped the jaguar and believed that kings and nobles were descendants of this powerful animal. Inspired by the political and religious significance of the jaguar to the Maya people, Mexican artisan Angel Ceron paints an image of a jaguar onto this skull sculpture that he handcrafts out of clay.
Rustic Style Pinewood Hand Crafted Nativity Scene (Set of 9), "Holy Skeletal Night"$102.99
Jose Canil Ramos combines Guatemala's Day of the Dead customs with Christian traditions for the design of this extraordinary nativity scene. "I thought it would be fun to make it with innocent skeletons," explains Canil. He carves each pinewood figurine by hand, allowing each piece to bake to achieve an aged, rustic appearance. This nativity scene includes the Holy Family, the Three Kings, and angel, and mule and an ox, for a total of nine pieces.
Joseph's hand and staff, as well as the angel's wings are removed for shipping.