Brightly colored papers and paint are applied to these handcrafted, ethnic Southwest, coppery-textured turtle Mimbres ornaments to produce a handsome product.
Using stunningly vibrant colors these turtle ornaments bring new life to the ancient ethnic Mimbres symbols that have for so long brought powerful meaning to the inhabitants of the Southwest. Hang this small tin ornament on a Christmas tree or use this special piece of art to decorate a wall.
The brightly colored, richly patterned papers used on these products are unique and originate from paper collections found all over the world. Like the products themselves, they are essentially one of a kind. Whereas the design of each product is as you see pictured the colors and patterns that embellish them will differ. This means that any piece from our collection will be uniquely yours.