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Wood Alebrije Heart w Milagros/Ribbons Mexican Folk Art Oaxaca Collectible Décor

$ 59.99

  • Colorful Alebrije "Heart" from Mexico.

  • Measurement
  • Height- 10 1/2" (Including ribbons)
  • Heart only- 2 1/2" tall x 3" wide x 1 1/4" thick

  • This colorful wood heart is spectacular! The colorful details are amazing.
  • The has been hand carved and meticulously hand painted by "Milargros de Sabina"
  • Sabina is a apprentice of Jacobo and Maria Angeles.

  • The heart comes from the workshop of Jacobo y Maria Angeles, one of the most important alebrije makers in Oaxaca, Mexico.

  • Jacobo and Maria Angeles alebrijes are found in fine museums, boutiques, galleries, collectors homes in Mexico, the United States and Europe.

  • Please note all the beautiful colors and detailed designs.
  • The heart is made of copal wood, there are ribbons going through the heart.
  • The ribbons have metal balls, palm spheres, and milargos add to the beauty to the heart.

  • Alebrijes (Spanish pronunciation: [aleˈβɾixes]) are brightly colored Oaxacan-Mexican folk art sculptures of fantastical creatures. The first alebrijes, along with use of the term, originated with Pedro Linares.
  • What are called "alebrijes" in Oaxaca is a marriage of native woodcarving traditions and influence from Pedro Linares' work in Mexico City

  • Traditionally, Alebrijes are carved and painted animal figurines that have become a form of symbolic art from Mexico. The word Alebrije means “imaginary” or “fantasy,” describing a style of animal carvings and other forms with exceptional paint schemes.

  • This heart can hang in any part of your home, office or give it as a gift from someone special.

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