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Mexican Folk Art

Zanzibar offers a wide and ever changing selection of Mexican folk art, including many pieces by published and widely collected and world famous Mexican artisans. 

From tinwork, paper mache, wood carvings, and terracotta (clay), our wide selection of artisans craft truly charming, eclectic pieces of Mexican Folk Art.  Everything from wooden masks (both decorative and danced authentic pieces {shown by appointment}) to tin mirrors and Talavera pottery.  The photos here are but a TINY sampling of our inventory.  Please visit our gallery for our ever-changing selection.

To learn more about our artisans, visit our Folk art Artisan page

For a better description of dias de los Muertos, visit our article on the Days of the Dead.

To View pictures of More Nichos, click here on Decorated Tin Nichos from Mexico

 

Freida Altar by Mexican artist Tomas Castillo of Izucar, Puebla        

            

     

      

        

....and lots and lots more in our gallery!

 

Tin Hearts

Zanzibar offers an ever-changing selection of hand crafted tin hearts, from simple to

complex, from Mexico, Peru, Germany as well as other countries. 

 

 

Visit our gallery for the best selection.  Those pictured here are but a small sampling of what we offer in Tin Hearts.

 

 

Nichos

Zanzibar offers a wide and ever changing selection of Mexican tin Nichos & mirrors - both as folkart (painted and filled) as well as empty (so you can put your own photo, painting, figure, saint or dia de los Muertos figures in them).    Visit our gallery for the best selection.  Those pictured here are but a small sampling of what we offer:  hand made nichos in many sizes and designs. 

To View pictures of decorated Nichos, click here on Handmade Mexican Tin Nicho Boxes

 

  

  

Coconut Masks from Guerrero Mexico

Zanzibar offers an ever-changing selection of hand crafted coconut masks made with coconuts, seed pods, clay and paint

Animals, Suns, Fruits, Mermaids, Skeletons & Tons of other fun shapes!