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Alebriges made by hand with Love! This is a small Puebla where the history of Alebriges started. The art is handed down thru generation to generation. These artist do not use a pattern, or photos, or mold to work from to complete this art! You...More
It´s one of the little towns that make "Alebrijes" the mexican fantastic colorful beasts, if you have the chancem adventure into town for the smaller stores/workshops, they are more authentic, single hand made and cheaper, most tour buses will take you to the bigger and...More
Alebrijes rhe name of these "litle monsters, devils and animals" painted with Arrazola's peculiar style.. from small family owned shops to one big exporter you will find even hand bags, snickers and all kind of artifacts decorated at "Alebrije style"... do mot forget to ask...More
We arrived a little early so not many shops were open. We met a wonderful woman named Isabell who ended up showing us around the shops that were open and introducing us to some of the local artists. We had a wonderful day and ended...More
Although the wood folk carvings, or "Alebrijes," are sold in Oaxaca, a taxi or bike ride to Arrazola is worth the effort. Visit the workshop of Manuel Jiménez, one of the originators of the Alebrije. The shop is now run by his son, Isaías and...More
Many years ago I went to San Antonio Arrazola when Manuel Jimenez Ramirez was alive. Meeting at his home, we purchased a coyote that has been very much enjoyed through the years. It was signed Manuel Jimenez, Angelico Jimenez, and Isaias Jimenez. Then, it was...More
I was keen to get out of Oaxaca to less what the less developed towns were like and this provided that. It was about 25 minutes by taxi (who then took us on to Zaachile and back to Oaxaca - we simply found someone in...More