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Blue Hummingbird Alebrije Hanging Sculpture from Mexico, "Blue Hummingbird"

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A playful hummingbird soars skyward in an alebrije sculpture designed to hang... more

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A playful hummingbird soars skyward in an alebrije sculpture designed to hang from the ceiling. Zeny and Reyna transform found pieces of copal wood into a delightful alebrije. 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 Caló gypsy word for "something difficult, tangled, confusing or fantastic."

Includes a thread for hanging.

Because each alebrije is individually created work of folk art, shapes will vary slightly. Small parts are separated for shipping to protect from breakage.

  • 6 grams
  • 0.21 oz
  • 7 cm H x 9.5 cm W x 16 cm D
  • 2.8" H x 3.7" W x 6.25" D

  • Copal wood
  • Some assembly required
  • Signed by the artist
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Warning: Choking Hazard. Small parts -- not for children under 3 years.
  • Made in Mexico.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Mexicoicon info
Gift Info
  • Free Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Premium Gift Wrap? Yes

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226

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09/28/2017

"A one of a kind gift for a cherished friend."

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Unique piece of artwork that was perfect for a dear friend who collects hummingbirds and needed a special addition to them. I am amazed at how wonderfully made this is made and the true appearance of being a bird in flight.

Tags By Rori S.

Decorative hanging piece. Gorgeous colorful speaks for itself.

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Gift Occasion:
  • This was a gift for: Girlfriend
  • Occasion: 'just because'

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05/29/2019

"Bright with excellent detail"

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The hummingbird is beautiful. The color on the alebrije is a very close match to the pictures on the website, and the detail on the figure is incredibly intricate. When I ordered, I was really worried about this getting broken in shipping, but it was shipped flat with lots of bubble wrap and was very well packed. The assembly itself is very, very simple. I love it. Its going to make a great gift.

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Gift Occasion:
  • This was a gift for: Friend
  • Occasion: birthday
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06/20/2016

"Thank you for this treasure"

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Thank you Zeny and Reyna. When I bought this, it was the last one. I didn't write a review then....I did see that more were available. I had this for a while - saving to give my husband as a gift. The bird hangs from the ceiling and catches the light so beautifully. I have been an admirer of Zeny's work since he first began. I had a video of his work that I showed my art students. Zeny and Reyna are gifted artists. I have given many of Zeny's and Reyna's creations as gifts to friends and family.

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05/02/2021

"Beautiful Bird 2"

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Both hummingbirds I purchased are wonderful. Some brief instructions would have been helpful (to select which wings went into which hole in what order), but I checked the photo and acted accordingly and it looks great.

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02/14/2021

"Incredible"

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I bought this as a gift and I was overjoyed at the quality! Beautiful!

Best Uses

  • Hanging inside the home

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11/06/2020

"A Sweet and Pretty Gift for any of craftsmanship"

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Its beautiful, feather-light and easy to assemble. I have it hanging in my bedroom window by a fishing line.

Tags By Linda

sweet pretty easy lightweight

Best Uses

  • I like to blow on it gently and watch it turn

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05/10/2021

"Unique"

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This prickly character is so clever. I bought one for a gift...then had to have one for myself. Thank you to the fun artist!

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05/06/2021

"Splendid!"

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This snail is so lovely in person. The colors are rich and alive!

Best Uses

  • Enjoyment

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05/03/2021

"Whimsical and Handsome"

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Well done! This is a stunning piece of art. I love the painted patterns and spiraling tail. Love it, love it! It is awesome!

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05/03/2021

"Fantastic!"

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This delicate piece arrived lovingly packed and in perfect condition. The art is extraordinary. I love it. Thank you

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05/02/2021

"Beautiful Bird"

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Both hummingbirds I purchased are wonderful. Some brief instructions would have been helpful (to select which wings went into which hole in what order), but I checked the photo and acted accordingly and it looks great.

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04/30/2021

"Love this hummingbird!"

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I received my hummingbird and it is just gorgeous! I plan to hang it in my office window so I can look at it all day! It makes me happy!

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Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

This artist uses traditional techniques handed down through the generations and/or creates culturally significant items, helping keep these traditions alive.

Zeny and Reyna has received 2 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $1200 and the most recent for $2500.

This artist supports children under the age of 18.

 
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