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Mexico 1492: A small sample of the variety of natural fibers used by Mexican artisans - tule, chuspata (bulrush), jonote, carrizo, palm. Fruit, tortilla and egg baskets, trays and vegetable boxes, the list of woven items in Mexican kitchens is endless.

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A small sample of the variety of natural fibers used by Mexican artisans - tule, chuspata (bulrush), jonote, willow, carrizo, palm, sotol. Fruit, tortilla and egg baskets, trays and vegetable boxes, the list of woven items in Mexican kitchens is endless.
  • Woven Round Bulrush Fiber Trays - Set of 3
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    Woven Round Bulrush Fiber Trays - Set of 3

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    A stunning set of 3 rounds trays made of dark chuspata fiber (bulrush) by skillful Michoacán artisans. The thick bulrush cords, woven around a meta...

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  • Mexico 1492: Charming, woven carrizo baskets from Michoacan, also known as chiquihuites, traditionally used for holding warm tortillas wrapped in a colorful cotton napkin. Set of 2.
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    Carrizo Fiber Chiquihuite Baskets - Set of 2

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    Charming, woven carrizo baskets from Michoacan, also known as chiquihuites, traditionally used for holding warm tortillas wrapped in a colorful cot...

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    $42.75
  • Sotol Fiber Tortillero / Bread Basket with Spikes - Medium
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    Sotol Fiber Tortillero / Bread Basket with Spikes - Medium

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    Hand-woven baskets with lid made of natural, sotol leaf fiber in Chihuahua, woven masterfully into a series of patterns using different sotol fiber...

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    $27.75
  • Sotol Fiber Tortillero / Bread Basket - Medium
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    Sotol Fiber Tortillero / Bread Basket - Medium

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    Hand-woven baskets with lid made of natural, sotol leaf fiber, woven masterfully into a series of patterns using different sotol fiber shades and l...

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    $27.75
  • White Palm Fiber Tortillero / Bread Basket - Large
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    White Palm Fiber Tortillero / Bread Basket - Large

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    Hand-woven baskets with lid made of simple, undied palm leaf fiber, created for serving tortillas and keeping them warm. Also great for bread, swee...

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    $29.75
  • Black & White Palm Fiber Tortillero / Bread Basket - Medium
    $29.75

    Black & White Palm Fiber Tortillero / Bread Basket - Medium

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    Hand-woven basket with lid made of natural white (undied) and black palm leaf fiber, created for serving tortillas and keeping them warm. Also grea...

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    $29.75
  • Colorful Palm Fiber Tortillero / Bread Basket
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    Colorful Palm Fiber Tortillero / Bread Basket

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    Colorful baskets with lid made of simple palm leaf fiber, created for serving tortillas and keeping them warm. Also great for bread, sweet bread, f...

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    $29.75
  • Palm Fiber Tortillero / Bread Basket - Set of 2
    $35.75

    Palm Fiber Tortillero / Bread Basket - Set of 2

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    Palm fiber tortillero basket set in different colors, with lids. Created for serving tortillas and keeping them warm, but also great for bread, swe...

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    $35.75
  • Mexico 1492: Thin wicker strings in many colors flow together and create this cheerful bread basket with a wooden base. Hand made by artisans from Estado de Mexico.
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    Colorful Wicker Bread & Tortilla Basket

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    Thin wicker strings in many colors flow together and create this cheerful bread basket with a wooden base. Hand made by artisans from Estado de Mex...

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    $14.25
  • Tule Fiber Bread or Tortilla Basket
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    Tule Fiber Bread or Tortilla Basket

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    There is no Mexican table without its key piece - a tortillero. Tortillas have been a staple of Mexican cuisine for many centuries, and hold a spec...

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  • Mexico 1492: Soft but sturdy, this handmade palm bag is your perfect farmers market companion.
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    Palm Fiber Market Bag

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    Soft but sturdy, this handmade palm bag is your perfect farmers market companion. Not only that it looks good even filled with onions, but it also ...

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  • Tule Fiber Box for Utensils
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    Tule Fiber Box for Utensils

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    Your utensils will ravel in their new box, handwoven using the tule fiber by the artisans from Michoacan.  The iron frame lining the box and the li...

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    $35.25
  • Mexico 1492 - Bulrush fiber, woven as a web on a round metalic frame. A placemat that is beautiful to look at and feels soothing under the fingertips.
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    Bulrush Placemat - Web Weave - Round

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    Bulrush fiber, woven as a web on a round metalic frame. A placemat that is beautiful to look at and feels soothing under the fingertips.  Esperanza...

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  • Mexico 1492 - Bulrush fiber, woven as a web on a square metalic frame. A placemat that is beautiful to look at and feels soothing under the fingertips.
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    Bulrush Placemat - Web Weave - Square

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    Bulrush fiber, woven as a web on a square metalic frame. A placemat that is beautiful to look at and feels soothing under the fingertips.  Esperanz...

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    $15.25
  • Palm Fiber Placemat - Round
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    Palm Fiber Placemat - Round

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    Humble palm leaf, dyed in any color of the rainbow, then woven in ling strings and sewn together, makes this classic Mexican table placemat - gorge...

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    $7.25
  • Maguey Fiber Market Bag
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    Maguey Fiber Market Bag

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    Sturdy and rough structure of this hand-woven bag is softened by the wild color combinations, that evoke Mexico in an instant. This bag is made ogm...

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  • Pink Palm Fiber Picnic Basket
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    Pink Palm Fiber Picnic Basket

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    Special find: large, bright pink picnic basket with lid and handles, with unique, masterfully woven motifs of bulls and matadors, butterflies and a...

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    $162.25
  • Tule Fiber Fish - Pack of 12
    $12.75
  • Cestería - Basketry - Artes de México
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    Cestería - Basketry - Artes de México

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    Basketry. Basketry is both functional and aesthetically pleasing in its forms, colors, textures and flexibility, but this is also due to our emotio...

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  • Elogio de la Cocina Mexicana - In Praise of Mexican Cooking: Intangible Cultural Heritage - Artes de México
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    Elogio de la Cocina Mexicana - In Praise of Mexican Cooking: Intangible Cultural Heritage - Artes de México

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    In Praise of Mexican Cooking: Intangible Cultural Heritage. Traditional Mexican cuisine was declared Intangible Cultural Heritage by the Unesco in ...

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  • Revelaciones del Arte Popular Mexicano - The Crafts of Mexico - Artes de México
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    Revelaciones del Arte Popular Mexicano - The Crafts of Mexico - Artes de México

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    The Crafts of Mexico. This book is the product of the Smithsonian Institute’s recognition of Artes de México’s fifteen-year publishing history and ...

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    $75.00
  • Mexico 1492 Gift Card
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    Mexico 1492 Gift Card

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    Shopping for someone else but not sure what to give them?Give them the gift of choice with a Mexico1492 gift card. Gift cards are delivered by emai...

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  • White Palm Fiber Tortillero / Bread Basket - Medium
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    $27.25

    White Palm Fiber Tortillero / Bread Basket - Medium

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    Hand-woven baskets with lid made of simple, undied palm leaf fiber, created for serving tortillas and keeping them warm. Also great for bread, swee...

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  • Palm Fiber Basket with Lid - Square
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    Palm Fiber Basket with Lid - Square

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    Hand-woven baskets with lid made of simple, undied palm leaf fiber. Medium sized. Stackable. Good for storage, but also for serving tortillas, brea...

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  • Colorful Palm Fiber Box with Lid
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    Colorful Palm Fiber Box with Lid

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    Palm leaf fiber box with cornhusk flowers on the lid. The colors of the lid and the flowers vary and include pink, purple, green, orange, yellow… P...

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  • Tule Fiber Tortilla Chips Basket - Round
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    Tule Fiber Tortilla Chips Basket - Round

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    Tortilla chips for salsa or guacamole need a proper vessel: what would be better than an original, Mexican tule fiber basket, made by the artisan w...

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  • Tule Fiber Tortilla Chips Basket - Rectangular
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    Tule Fiber Tortilla Chips Basket - Rectangular

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    Tortilla chips for salsa or guacamole need a proper vessel: what would be better than an original, Mexican tule fiber basket, made by the artisan w...

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    $12.25
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  • Palm Leaf Placemat - Petate - Set of 4
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  • Mexico 1492 - A stunning tray made of chuspata fiber (bulrush) by skillful Michoacán artisans. The thick bulrush cords, woven around a metalic frame, offer a comfortable, rich, full texture of this beautiful, natural piece of craft.
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    Woven Bulrush Fiber Tray - Square

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    A stunning tray made of chuspata fiber (bulrush) by skillful Michoacán artisans. The thick bulrush cords, woven around a metalic frame, offer a com...

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  • Mexico 1492 - stunning tray with handles made of chuspata fiber (bulrush) by skillful Michoacán artisans. The thick bulrush cords, woven around a metalic frame, offer a comfortable, rich, full texture of this beautiful, natural piece of craft.
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    Woven Bulrush Fiber Tray with Handles - Rectangular

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    A stunning tray with handles made of chuspata fiber (bulrush) by skillful Michoacán artisans. The thick bulrush cords, woven around a metalic frame...

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  • Mexico 1492: Delicate, soft basket made of palm fiber in Oaxaca. Great option for holding fruit, utensils, or small kitchen gadgets.
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    Palm Fiber Basket

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    Delicate, soft basket made of palm fiber in Oaxaca. Great option for holding fruit, utensils, or small kitchen gadgets.  H 20cm (7.9"), D 24cm (9.5")

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  • Mexico 1492 - Woven bulrush thread bread basket
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    Woven Bulrush Fiber Bread Basket

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    Bread basket made of bulrush fiber (chuspata) by skillful Michoacán artisans. The thick bulrush cords offer a comfortable, rich, full texture of th...

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  • Mexico 1492: Fruit or egg basket made of tule fiber by skillful Michoacán artisans. The thick tule cords offer a comfortable, rich, full texture of this beautiful, natural piece.
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    $18.75

    Woven Bulrush Fiber Fruit Basket

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    Fruit or egg basket made of chuspata fiber (bulrush) by skillful Michoacán artisans. The thick bulrush cords offer a comfortable, rich, full textur...

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  • Palm Fiber Beehive Basket
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    Palm Fiber Beehive Basket

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    Elegant, hand-woven basket made of simple, undied palm leaf fiber in an organic, beehive shape. Perfect for keeping fruit, veggies or kitchen utens...

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  • Mexico 1492 - set of 3 small, palm leaf baskets, ideal for keeping garlic, herbs, dry chili peppers, or serve individual portions of tortilla chips. Hand made.
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    Palm Leaf Rectangular Baskets - Small - Set of 3

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    Garlic, herbs and dry chili peppers need to be stored in a container that allows good air circulation. The trio of small palm leaf baskets is an id...

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  • Mexico 1492: Woven skillfully by Michoacán artisans, using the chuspata (bulrush) fiber and the metallic frame that provides firmness. Ideal for a breakfast in bed or serving hot cup of coffee on a sofa in the afternoon, it brings an aroma and the feel of tropical plantations to any home around the world. Available in Large and Medium size.
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    Bulrush Fiber Tray

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    Woven skillfully by Michoacán artisans, using the chuspata (bulrush) fiber and the metallic frame that provides firmness. Ideal for a breakfast in ...

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  • Black & White Palm Fiber Tortillero / Bread Basket - Spiral - Medium
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    $21.75

    Black & White Palm Fiber Tortillero / Bread Basket - Spiral - Medium

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    Hand-woven basket with lid made of natural white (undied) and black palm leaf fiber, created for serving tortillas and keeping them warm. Also grea...

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  • Palm Fiber Ornamental Sphere - Natural
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    Palm Fiber Ornamental Sphere - Natural

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    Large, round palm sphere, woven by the skillful hands of the artisans from Puebla. Looks spectacular on a Christmas tree and breathtaking in a pack...

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