Authentic Hand Painted and Carved Decorative Heart with Wings 100% Handmade in Oaxaca, Mexico.
Hand-carved and painted by the talented hands of artisans in Oaxaca, Mexico, these hand-painted, decorative hearts are the epitome of Mexican culture from their colorful and detailed images and the love they display. These lovely hearts are carved with wings, typical of Mexican Folk art, by the talented hands of artisans in Oaxaca, Mexico.
- Hand-carved wood.
- Hand Painted.
- Can be used as decoration for any space.
- Approximate Measurements:
2.5” tall x 3.5" wing to wing and 1.5" heart only X 0.25” Thick
- Due to their artisanal nature, each heart is one of a kind and cannot be replicated.
- Pair them with different-sized Milagros and hearts to cover an entire wall like the ones found across Mexico, available here!
- At Lolo - Mercadito we are committed to acknowledging the nature of each product. With each purchase, you are getting a unique and authentic piece that was handmade with love by artisans from Mexico. For their artisanal nature, there might be some flaws and variations in color, measurements, and design.
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HI! Thank you for visiting our Care Instructions Page. We know artisanal products may require some special attention to be able to preserve their beauty, and, because of their artisanal nature, they do not include a "care instruction label". This is why we created this page that will hopefully answer all your questions and share recommendations that artisans have shared with us concerning caring for your products. Do not hesitate to reach out to us if you have more questions, we would be glad to help however we can!
Embroidered clothing, face masks, and textiles:
Our recommendation for all artisanal clothing is to hand wash with cold water, turned inside out and lay flat to dry without wringing. If necessary, iron on low with a protective cloth on top of the garment.
If there is a need to machine wash, please do so on a garment bag on delicate settings and only air fluff on dryer machine.
Pro tip from artisans for Otomí embroidered products:
If, for some reason, there is some color run, boil some water on your stove top and, using tongs being careful not to burn yourself, submerge the piece entirely in it and move it around so that it looses the dye. We've tried it and it works!
Hand wash with warm water, hang to dry or lay flat, do not wring. Optional: iron with starch to achieve a whiter, firmer look. Store in a dry, dark room, preferably in a protective layer such as bag or old cloth.
Clean with a dry white cloth. Store in a dry place, avoiding humid spaces, sunlight, or extreme heat. Not dishwasher safe. DO NOT MICROWAVE!
Although resistant to everyday use, parota wood is not dishwasher/microwave safe. Clean with dam towel and, only if extremely necessary with mild cleaner and cold water, making sure it dries completely before storing.
Hand Painted Clay tabletops:
Although resistant to everyday use, clay products are not dishwasher/microwave safe. Clean with mild cleaner and cold to warm water and let air dry.
A molcajete is a traditional Mexican version of a mortar and pestle made from volcanic rock perfect for crushing and combining ingredients to make Mexican salsa. This prehispanic tool makes it excellent for kitchen elements such as pulverizing ingredients and grinding spices as necessary as possible, bringing out all flavors from ingredients, and control consistency of dishes. From its porous nature, it is almost impossible to clean thoroughly but, just like a cast iron, this will help transfer over ingredients to the next dish.
Before you use a new molcajete for the first time, it needs to be cured—i.e. scrubbed of excess debris and sediment from inside the mortar. Smooth out the inside by placing dry uncooked white rice inside the mortar and grinding it with the pestle. Press on the rice making circular motions as you move throughout the inside, including the sides, making your way up. Do this until the rice turns to a powder (rice will turn grey) and discard. Repeat this process until it no longer becomes discolored, approximately 3-4 times, then rinse with warm water. The molcajete is ready to use. Curing does take time and effort but you only have to cure it once and the result will be 100% worth it!
To clean, we suggest using only warm water and a kitchen brush dedicated only to this molcajete if you would like to prevent soap from entering the crevices of the stone and transferring over to your food. If, however, you feel uncomfortable not using soap, please use a mild one. Let air dry. MOLCAJETES ARE NOT DISHWASHER SAFE.
Like the small painted heart with wings I ordered. Precious decor.
All of the tin art are made by hand and are absolutely precious. We are so happy you love it as much as we do. Thank you so much for your support and kind words!
I’ve long been an admirer of Mexican folk carving. I found this small winged heart to be affordable, bright and charming. It makes a meaningful decorative accent sitting in front of several framed photos of loved ones. I love your selection of small carvings, I hope to get more in the future for myself and for gifts. Thank you!
This Mexican winged heart is perfect for all your home decor! It’s the perfect accent of color to any space and brings a small piece of Mexico to your home. Making it extra special. Hopefully we get more in the future! Thank you for your purchase and support!
Very small, but very nice.
We’re so sorry the measure weren’t appropriately shown on the website. We will try to add the size of it in the description in the future! Thank you so much for your feedback and kind words. Gracias!
This little heart is adorable! I have added some fishing wire so I can hang it from one of my windows. I really love it.
How perfect! This is another great way of placing this winged heart, thank you so much for your feedback and kind words Anne!
Neat, sweet, and petite! Lovely color and detail work.
We are so happy you loved your Mexican winged heart, this means so much to us! Thank you for your purchase and incredible review. We appreciate it!