The material of an alebrije is made from hand-carved aromatic wood, dehydrated to reinforce its durability, and applied with several coats of paints typically a varying vibrant colors, with designs reflecting the flora and fauna of the regions among where the artisans that paint them reside, and with symbolism that is reflective of their cultural heritage.
Artisans: Javier Jiménez & María Soledad
Material: Torchwood and natural paints
Origin: San Martín Tilcajete, Oaxaca
Estimated Production Time and Delivery: 2 weeks