Alebrije Workshop by Discover Mexico

  New experience In Cozumel Island – Alebrije Workshop by Discover Mexico! Alebrijes originated in Mexico City in 1936 from Pedro Linares, a Mexican artist. He was known for making piñatas, masks, and papier-mâché figures. In 1936, he became very ill with a high fever that caused hallucinations in which he saw wild, vibrantly-colored animals [...]

February 27th, 2017|Bloggers|0 Comments

Alebrijes

Alebrijes are a world known handcraft from Mexico (the word “Alebrije” has no proper translation to English) and they have a long and peculiar history in Mexico, while the most known origin of them refers to a handcrafter who was sick in Mexico city who suffered from hallucinations, and having these strange mixed animal images [...]

October 22nd, 2016|Mexican handcrafts|0 Comments