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  1. 1. Oaxacan wood carving Image Sources: www.oaxacafinecarvings.com www.zenyfuentesoaxacanwoodcarving.com o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o
  2. 2. Oaxacan Wood Carvings are a magnificent expression of Mexican Folk Art. The talented carvers of Oaxaca create,  entirely by hand , wonderful sculptures made  from copal wood. their ingenious shapes with  amazing patterns and colors have captivated collectors world wide. o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o
  3. 3. o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o Dry and mountainous, Oaxaca (pronounced Wa-HAH-ka) is one of Mexico’s poorest states, yet its folk art tradition is among the richest.
  4. 4. Oaxaca ARTISTIC HEART OF MEXICO o o o o o o o o o
  5. 5. Unsurpassed for originality and wizardry, oaxacan wood carvings have become prized folk art. o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o Full of movement and humor, the figures spring from the imaginations and superstitions of the carvers. o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o
  6. 7. This iguana is carved from a single piece of wood
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