Mata Ortiz Pottery Miriham Gallegos Fish Design Cuadricula Squares Disc Shaped Seedpot
The cuadricula pattern has become popular in the village, but Miriham is the absolute master of this style. We also really like her Mimbres animal patterns, but she says that these tiny precise squares are by far the hardest to accomplish with a paint brush made of long strands of human hair, as is traditional with Mata Ortiz pottery.
Mata Ortiz Pottery Javier Martinez Museum Quality Large Day Of The Dead Cemetery Scene Sgraffito Pot Day Version
Large version of Javier Martinez's signature Day of the Dead cemetery scene that pays respect to the first generation potters who have passed away. And what better way to pay respect to those who have passed away than a gorgeous high quality Day of the Dead piece that also honors an important Mexican cultural tradition!
Oaxacan Wood Carving Julia Fuentes Lovely Brown Horned Owl
The painting on this owl is amazingly detailed and done to absolute museum quality! The design pattern is intricate and expertly painted with clean lines.
Oaxacan Wood Carving Magaly Fuentes And Jose Calvo Finely Painted Large Coiled Tail Iguana Lizard
I love these coiled tail iguana lizards - truly Museum Quality! The painting technique on this iguana is stunning, and the colors used are smart and simply gorgeous!
Tonala Burnished Pottery Great Masters Of Mexican Folk Art Birds And Flowers Design Cazuela Bowl by Fernando Jimon
Fernando Jimon Melchor represents more than five generations of traditional ceramics from Tonala, Mexico. His work is noted for a modern flair that still adheres to the traditions of his famous family.
Friends of Oaxacan Folk Art
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