Lakeside Guide to Lake Chapala, Ajijic, Mexico

El Árbol Mágico

At a Glance

Oaxacan textiles & black pottery, embroidered shirts, amate paper art & colorful wooden animal alebrijes are stuffed into this shop of Mexican folk art on Colón Street in Ajijic.

Street View

Address

Colón #8-A

Ajijic

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Mon10:00am -6:00pm
Tue10:00am -6:00pm
Wed10:00am -6:00pm
Thu10:00am -6:00pm
Fri10:00am -6:00pm
Sat10:00am -6:00pm
Sun10:00am -6:00pm

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Photos of El Árbol Mágico

Inside El Árbol Mágico at Colón #8-A in Ajijic.

Carpets from Teotitlán del Valle, Oaxaca; tiled mirrors, wooden alebrijes.

Carpets, pillowcases and bags.

Embroidered pillowcases.

Incredibly detailed embroidery work.

Fine Art Photography of Lake Chapala

Dance of the Little Old Men

Dance of the Little Old Men

A boy in Pátzcuaro, Michoacán, performs La Danza de los Viejitos, the Dance of the Little Old Men, a traditional dance from Michoacan.

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Carpets, tablecloths, wall decorations, alebrijes.

Little animals made from barro negro.

Vases, crosses and other wall decorations made from barro negro (black pottery). Oaxaca is well-known for its unique style of ceramics made from black clay.

Wooden alebrijes: wood that's carved into animals and painted with bright colors. Alebrijes originated in the 1930s in Mexico City and today are also a popular folk art in Oaxaca.

Cat alebrijes.

Día de los Angelitos

Day of the Little Angels: Remembering Children on the Day of the Dead

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A fish alebrije.

A bird alebrije.

Cool tile and metal mirrors.

Cool tile and metal mirrors.

Shirts and pants for women and men.

Curtains, carpets, and pillowcases.

Amate paper art. Amate is a form of art that's been around since before the Spanish invasion 500 years ago.

Dolls.

Woven bags.

Embroidered manta dresses.

Fine Art Photography of Lake Chapala

Dance of the Niño Dormido

Dance of the Sleeping Child

A father & daughter perform an ancient dance from Mexico’s southernmost state, Chiapas.

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Detail of embroidery work on some pillowcases.

Catrinas.

Shawls, carpets, catrinas.

Woven carpets.

Outside El Árbol Mágico at Colón #8-A in Ajijic.

Guelaguetza

Oaxaca’s Guelaguetza Dances Come to Chapala

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