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Jun 25, 2016

Paper mache butterflies for the soul

My niece died suddenly almost two years ago. This was a devastating loss to all of us, but most of all to her mother. Butterflies are a reminder to my

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Feb 03, 2016

Quality Products

After my dad passed away I inherited a couple of art pieces from Mexico as I decided to check on the artist that had signed the pieces so I got in contact

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Aug 03, 2015

Excellent Amate Drawings

I collect contemporary religious art and have been looking for amate paper drawings and paintings on sacred themes. Most of those I found looked like mass-produced

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Jul 01, 2014

Prettier in Person

I ordered four papier mache butterflies. I have them resting on a stone wall. They are even more beautiful and substantial than depicted in pictures.

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Nov 14, 2013

Mario Moreno Contreras

Mario Moreno Contreras, son of internationally known artist Saulo Moreno was born in Tlalpujahua, Michoacan on September 15, 1989.

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Nov 11, 2013

Paper Roses

These artisanal paper roses are handcrafted with crepe paper by Eduardo Dieguez Jasso in La Paz, Baja California Sur. The paper roses come in 12 different colors..

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Nov 10, 2013

Paper Dahlias

These artisanal paper dahlias are handmade by Eduardo Dieguez Jasso in La Paz, Baja California Sur. Available in 12 different colors a bunch of paper dahlias will decorate and bright up any space...

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Apr 25, 2013

Gorgeous Flowers

I ordered the paper flowers dahlias which came exactly as shown and exceeded my expectations! Dyana was wonderful and so responsive. I was amazed at

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Jan 27, 2013

San Jose del Cabo Information

San Jose del Cabo Information includes basic facts about town such as population, time zone, typical food, traditional beverages, folk art and special holidays.

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Jan 26, 2013

Pirates in San Jose Del Cabo

The so called Pirates in San Jose del Cabo were English and Dutch privateers that spent their time between Cabo San Lucas bay and San Jose's Estuary seeking for Spanish galleons to loot them.

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Jan 24, 2013

Henry the Navigator History

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Jan 21, 2013

San Jose del Cabo Historic Places

San Jose del Cabo Historic Places and buildings are located in the town´s Historic District.San Jose was founded as a jesuitical mission in 1730. By the beginning of the XIX century the church was established in its actual location and so the town grew around it...

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Jan 21, 2013

San Jose del Cabo Mijares Square

San Jose del Cabo Mijares Square located in the heart of the town´s Historic District is a gathering point for locals and tourists and hostess to cultural activities all year around...

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Jan 21, 2013

San Jose del Cabo City Hall.

San Jose del Cabo City Hall is located at the end of Blvd. Mijares and Doblado St. The constriction of the building began in 1888 and it was finally inaugurated in october 1927. The Watch tower was finished in 1930...

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Jan 21, 2013

San Jose del Cabo Church

San Jose del Cabo Church is located in the town´s Historic District. San Jose´s Church has been in that location since 1840. In 1918 its roof was destroyed by a hurricane and so it was remodeled to its actual look...

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