Ornaments Folk Art(69 items)
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Fun gifts for Year of the Mouse (Rat)
Claudio Ojedas ornaments are always amazing... Such artistic detail.. I have purchased many of Claudios ornaments to give to friends as gifts... I keep one for myself, of course. Looking forward to see what new ones he creates.
These are my Happy Hearts
I got these because they were useful all year round--on the Christmas Tree, for Valentines Day, for Easter, or whatever. In between times, I just hang them in various locations around the house and it makes me happy to see them sitting on the corner of the windowsill, hanging from a decorative cabinet handle, resting in a bin of colored straw like an Easter Egg, or whatever. They are colorful, beautiful, and a pleasure to have around the house. I thought I might put one on each gift for Christmas but I got greedy and kept them all for myself. :)
A new heirloom for our family
Upon opening the box I got misty eyed. The ornaments are so beautifully crafted. I try to replicate Mexican Folklore when I paint terra cotta pots. It is very hard and it looks like a 4 year old painted it. For that, I truly appreciate the artistic ability of the artists. I also love the personal notes that are included. I had a rough day and your ornaments brought joy to my heart.
Claudio Ojeda Traditional handcrafted Mexican alebrijes
"I think that every day is a struggle and, in that struggle, alebrijes are our guardians."
My mother, Teresita Gonzales, also a featured artist, and I began working with you in 2018.
It's been a real adventure, since we've been able to introduce our work to more people and my sales have increased. We have grown as artisans, preserving one of the... read more
Popular Ornaments Folk Art
Set of 6 Guatemalan Worry Doll Ornaments Crafted by Hand, "Worry Dolls Share the Love"
Traditional Guatemalan worry dolls share the love as festive ornaments by the Lopez Garcia Family. Each doll in the set of six is crafted by hand and wears a handwoven skirt and headdress. "The idea is to trust each doll with whatever troubles you. It is said that during the night, while we sleep, the dolls will whisper the solution to our troubles," says Ana from the Lopez Garcia Family. The set of six arrives in a hand-loomed cotton pouch.
Legend has it that the Maya Sun God gave princess Ixmucané the gift of solving people's problems. With time people started making dolls in Ixmucané's honor and they would tell her their woes, hoping she would solve them through the dolls.
Please expect slight variations in color and size as each doll is crafted by hand with available materials, making each one unique.
Festive Hand Painted Ceramic Cat Ornaments (Set of 6), "Festive Cats"$34.99
Jose Arriola in Guatemala creates this delightful assortment of six festive cat ornaments, each in a different color. The hand-painted ornaments are crafted of ceramic and ready to hang on the tree with red polyester ribbons. The ornament set arrives in a hand woven cotton storage bag.
Christmas Tree Talavera Ceramic Ornaments (Set of 4), "Talavera Christmas Trees"
Working in the folk art tradition of Talavera handicrafts, Mexican artisan Juana Ponce creates this stunning ornament set. Crafted in the shape of Christmas trees with stars on top, these four ornaments feature colorful floral designs that are painted by hand.
Five Painted Heart-Shaped Alebrije Mini Ornaments, "Alebrije Hearts"$47.99
Crafted by hand of Mexican copal wood, five loving hearts are hand-painted with intricate, colorful designs. Working in the time-honored tradition of Oaxaca's sculptures, Claudio Ojeda creates this set of petite ornaments, perfect for home decor or for hanging on the tree.