Alebrijes

Alebrijes

Alebrijes are brightly colored Mexican folk art sculptures of fantastical creatures originated in Mexico City in the 20th century, in 1936. The creation of the first alebrijes, as well as the name itself, is attributed to Pedro Linares, who was an artisan from México City.Alebrijes are completely hand-carved and hand-made.

 

Shop our Alebrije Collection filled with brightly colored Mexican folk art sculptures of fantastical creatures! Unique Mexican handcrafts at Artesania MX.

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Giant Handpainted Ant Alebrije
This detailed handmade mexican crafted alebrije in the shape of an imaginary and colorful ant wil..
$22.00 USD
Hand-painted Crossed armed Frog Alebrije
Artisans created this handpainted alebrije frog with very imaginative colors and spots on this ha..
$19.00 USD
Handpainted 'Glow-in-the-Dark' Jaguar Alebrije
This is one of our largest alebrije and the most beautiful one of them all....the jaguar! The rea..
$109.00 USD
Handpainted Elephant Alebrije
Rams have always been know to be linked with numerous gods over history. They simbolize power, dr..
$54.99 USD $48.99 USD
Handpainted Grasshopper Chapulin Alebrije
Did you know that grasshoppers are known to be a delicacy in the Southern region of Mexico? These..
$18.00 USD
Handpainted Miniature Bobbing Head Snail Alebrije
Miniature handmade alebrje snail made out of wood and handpainted by hand, this folk artsy snail ..
$11.00 USD
Handpainted Miniature Bobbing-Head Rabbit Alebrije
This detailed alebrije in the shape of an imaginary and colorful rabbit will leave you impacted b..
$9.00 USD
Handpainted Standing Horse Alebrije
Alebrijes are known to be artistic representation of imaginative creatures, mainly animals. ..
$55.00 USD
Pair of Handpainted Bobbing Turtles Alebrijes
This bobbing turtle is one of our best selling alebrijes! His head is attached with a small threa..
$14.00 USD