Mexican Alebrije(125 items)
Welcome to the Mexican Alebrije Collection at NOVICA.
Featured Reviews on Mexican Alebrije
Another Beautiful Dragon for my collection!
Love this little blue dragon and it goes so well with the red dragon from the same artisans. Amazingly beautiful detail and care in creating (and packaging) this beautiful cherish dragon. It will be a treasured part of my dragon collection. Thank you!
This is beautifully made. It is a piece of art that has a center spot in my living room. The colors and design are wonderful! One of my favorites now!! Thank you so much!!
Beautiful artwork, will treasure forever
I love this hummingbird, and will cherish it always. The talent and care that went into creating this beautiful piece was so unbelievable, it was packaged beautifully with care and the hummingbird has such amazing detail. Thank you - it is amazing! Love it!
Zeny and Reyna Handcrafted alebrije sculptures
"When she told us this we felt a great sense of satisfaction, we had no idea how much we could help someone – a child – through our art."
Popular Mexican Alebrije
Mexican Alebrije Cat Sculpture, "Blue Cat Greeting"$57.99
Wearing bright red lipstick, a whimsical blue cat lifts her tail in greeting. Zeny and Reyna transform found pieces of copal wood into a delightful These fanciful sculptures are a traditional folk art in Oaxaca, once based on twenty totems but today representing all kinds of animals. They take their name from a Calo gypsy word for "something difficult, tangled, confusing or fantastic."
Because each alebrije is individually created work of folk art, shapes will vary slightly. Small parts are separated for shipping to protect from breakage.
Copal Wood Alebrije Cat Sculpture in Teal from Mexico, "Excited Cat in Teal"$25.99
A playful, excited cat makes a vibrant and fun addition to any home, handcrafted from copal wood and maguey plant fibers in the style of traditional Mexican couple Zeny and Reyna proudly paint this sculpture by hand, drawing inspiration from their cultural roots to cover the cat in bright floral motifs against a teal body. Small parts are separated for shipping to protect from breakage.
Hand-Painted Alebrije Wood Peacock Sculpture from Mexico, "Colorful Peacock"$23.99
Displaying its colorful feathers, an adorable little peacock is hand-carved of copal wood, fanning its vibrant tail feathers. Mexican duo Zeny and Reyna work in the time-honored tradition of sculptures, decorating the peacock with intricate designs that are painted by hand. Each individual tail feather is removable.
Handmade Floral Wood Bird Sculpture, "Happy Hummingbird"$134.99
"The hummingbird symbolizes happiness and good luck in this alebrije," say Zeny and Reyna of this original sculpture. Blossoming on a copal tree trunk, a ravishing pink bloom welcomes a diligent hummingbird in a hand-painted sculpture.
Small parts are separated for shipping to protect from breakage.