Mexican Handcrafts

Mexican Handcrafts

The handcrafts of the region are leather sandals, iron gates, windows and ironwork chandeliers, bone rings are made of coconut shells encrusted with gold, silver and pearl shell, hammocks and dresses embroidered with Mexican motifs, they have the influence of Hawaiian muumuu and African caftan.

Equipal Dresses embroidered with Mexican motifs Wooden deer figure covered with beads Talavera Pot

There are also handicrafts of the Huichols, one of the most important indigenous groups in Mexico and that inhabit only in the state of Jalisco and Nayarit, their craft is well known worldwide, and some of their highlights are the yarn paintings also called “Nierikas”, jewelry, masks and wooden figures adorned with beads.

In Puerto Vallarta as a tourist destination there are crafts from practically all regions of the country from mud, obsidian and onyx figures, rustic furniture and colonial style, blown glass figures and all kinds of wood and paper mache figures.

Yarn paintings "Nierikas" Talavera (clay handcrafts) Catrinas (death characters) Huichol art

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