Origin of the alebrijes

04/01/2023 Por Tayaupa 0

There are figures of a very diverse fauna and fantastic beings of external influences, from monsters, pegasus or Martians to nahuales, expressions typical of the worldview of the original groups of Oaxaca.

All about the Oaxacan Alebrijes

02/01/2023 Por Tayaupa 0

What is an alebrije?.- An alebrije is a Mexican craft. It is a fantastic figure that combines physiognomic elements of various animals, whether real or imaginary.

Who are the Wixarikas?

09/11/2023 Por Tayaupa 0

The Huicholes are part of the Mexican people. They currently live in the north of Jalisco, part of Nayarit, Zacatecas and Durango, up in the mountains that cross these states; they live quite isolated. They still preserve very ancient customs, of which they are very proud. The Huicholes are...

Tonas, nahuales, alebrijes... a sacred link.

09/11/2023 Por Tayaupa 0

In Oaxaca the carving of nahuales is done, in the village they are also called "Tonas" which according to the Zapotec cosmovision are animals that mark our life when we are born, in the pre-Hispanic calendar there are twenty tonas: coyote, lizard, armadillo, turtle, snake, rabbit, deer, frog, dog, monkey,...

How to buy?

07/11/2023 Por Tayaupa Off

In Tayaupa & Artesanías de México we want to simplify the buying process for our customers and that's why we make it easy for you. From experience we know that buying a gift should be simple and clear, that's why we have taken care of most of the doubts simplifying the buying process....

Dazzling Glow in Huichol Art

15/08/2023 Por Tayaupa 0

Huichol art is not only a striking visual expression, but also a manifestation of the cultural, spiritual and communal identity of the Huichol people.