Mexican Tin Folk Art



Mexican artisans have created striking artwork with the humble material of tin since at least the 16th century.
There are several regions famous for  this quintessentially Mexican craft: Oaxaca, San Miguel and Tonala, Mexico.

 

Frida Kahlo Angel/Mermaid in Painted Tin

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Frida Kahlo Angel/Mermaid in Painted Tin


Frida Kahlo is a much beloved Mexican painter! Here she is represented as both an angel and mermaid, both iconic Mexican images.

 

18"T x 9 1/8"W x 1"D. $64.00

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Flying Blue Pig

Beautiful & fun at the same time.
Handmade by tin artisans in San Miguel, Mexico with a special painting technique where several different paint colors are loaded onto the brush at the same time. Produces a lovely soft effect.

5.75"T x 5.75"W x 1"D. $24.00

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Flying Blue Pig

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Frida Tin Nicho

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Frida Tin Nicho

Lovely painted tin nicho showcases an image of the iconic Mexican painter, Frida Kahlo.

12"T x 7.75"W x 1.5"D. $64.00

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Guadalupe Bottlecap Heart

All Guadalupe, all the time. Mounted on a lovely carved wood "sacred heart", many different images of Guadalupe to watch over you. Handcrafted in San Miguel De Allende, Mexico. Guadalupe images set into tin bottlecaps add a folksy charm.

10"T x 8"W x 2.5"D. $118.00

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Guadalupe Bottlecap Heart

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