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Mexican Crafts, Mexican Handicrafts, Mexican Folk Art

If you are looking for Mexican crafts and handicrafts such as pre-Columbian replicas, this is the right place for you.

Mexican crafts
Left to right: Debbie, Asst. Manager; Bill Sullivan, Proprietor

If you are in Royal Oak, Michigan, please drop by to say "howdy" to Debbie or Bill.  You might even find something of interest for your gift shopping!

Just enter by way of the alley between Center St. and Washington Ave., and between Fifth St. and Sixth St.  For more information on restaurants and other attractions in our town please visit the Royal Oak Chamber of Commerce.

Since 1986, Dos Manos, LLC has been proud to provide an opportunity for artisans to export their Mexican handcrafts, still an important source of income in many rural areas of Latin America, while helping to preserve the cultural traditions of each country.

Included are crafts from present-day Mexico, Central and South America.  Visit the links on the left to see our complete listings of Latin American, especially Mexican handicrafts.
 

Mexican handicrafts


Dos Manos News for Mexican Craft Lovers

Come see our new and improved Shopping Experience

Pre-Columbian Replicas

Reproductions, inspired by the Maya, Aztec, and Olmec civilizations of Mesoamerica, line our shelves.  All include a description card. Click Here to view our current selection.

Maya Calendar Photo Maya Calendar

"Haab" was the Maya solar calendar of 18 months of 20 days each, and 5 days at year end. Our Maya Calendar is handcrafted in finely detailed stucco at a family workshop in Mexico. It includes a hanging hook and a description card.

6" Diameter, $45

 

Aztec Calendar Aztec Calendar

This beautiful Mexican handicraft is a replica of the Aztec calendar stone. Also known as Stone of the Sun, it is a large monolithic sculpture that was excavated in the Mexico City's main square, on December 17, 1790.

Despite being known as a "calendar stone," modern archaeologists such as those at the National Anthropology Museum in Mexico City, believe it is more likely to have been used primarily as a ceremonial basin or ritual altar for sacrifices, than as an astrological or astronomical reference.

A striking piece of ancient Mexico for any display!






 

Mexican Folk Art

Our Mexican folk art recalls traditional handcrafts

  • Molas, the colorful and intricately hand-stitched appliques by the Kuna Indians of Panama.
  • Hand-crafted toys and instruments from Mexico and Ecuador.
  • Pine needle baskets from the Tarahumara Indians of Mexico.

Indigenous Mexican Crafts

We strive to purchase South American and Mexican crafts from local artisans whenever possible,  such as:

  • Zapotec black potteryfrom Oaxaca, Mexico
  • Hand carved combarlite stone animals from Chile
  • Tagua nut (or palm ivory) carved animals from Ecuador
  • Mexican Amate bark paintings

Online ordering is now available! We're available to answer your questions byfax, phone (toll free), mail, or e-mail.

Museum shops and wholesale buyers, please contact us for more information.

Featured Products

Online Ordering Now Available!



Oaxaca Doll Bracelet

Price:$3.50
 


Day of the Dead Mexican Handcrafts

 
 

OUR MISSION STATEMENT

To offer Fair Trade crafts representing the indigenous cultures of Mexico and Latin America