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Folk Art in Oaxaca

Folk Art from Tlaxcala

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Artesanías en Oaxaca

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TRADITIONAL SCORPION CRAFTS

The artisans of Durango have managed to express their traditions and customs, as well as the conception of beauty and the relationship with nature through their creations. In their crafts you can see both the mestizo character and the pre-Hispanic heritage.

Throughout the state you can find crafts made with leather, creating: bags, wallets, belts, cigar boxes, suitcases, boots and saddles.

Huichols in the area make hats, bags and backpacks, as well as bracelets, bead ornaments and some work in wood and clay.

The Tepehuanes make bows, arrows, hats, sashes, woolen blankets and woven baskets.

The Tarahumaras make clay pottery, bows and arrows with stone points, flutes and drums.

Handicrafts in Bermejillo

This town is located only 25 km from Mapimí and offers striking stones, gems and minerals.

Folk Art in Durango

Handicrafts in the city of Durango

In this city you can find various basketry objects, as well as ceramic pieces such as pots and pans.

However, this is where the traditional scorpion craft is made, which consists of encapsulating scorpions to make key chains, buckles, wall clocks, ashtrays and decorative paintings.

Handicrafts in Lerdo, Poanas and Mezquital

In these villages you will find a wide variety of basketry works (with ixtle, wicker stick, mesquite root, bejuco and lechuguilla), like: bags, mats, baskets, hats and some decorative objects.

There are a selection of clay products like jars and earthenware pots.

Handicrafts in Nombre de Dios

In this beautiful Magical Town you can find a variety of handicrafts that use willow and poplar wood as raw material, as well as bull horns and reeds.

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Handicrafts in Mapimí and Ojuela

In this region you can find more than 180 types of quartz and endemic stones, making it a true paradise for those who like to collect minerals. In addition, you will find a wide variety of handicrafts and products made with quartz and stones.

Ojuela produces ornamental objects and jewelry made with crystalline minerals, as well as axes of the type used by Native Americans.

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