The Betus Clay is the most popular pottery branch in Santa Cruz de las Hurtas, Tonalá. Created in the colonial period and related to an illustrious personage of Tonalá: Don Candelario Medrano...

It is the oldest and most prehistoric tradition of pottery, which were derived from other techniques in clay. The pieces made ​​with this technique have a shiny and smooth aspect. Also known as "...

Cinnamon Clay is called for the similarity of the color to cinnamon. Also known like clay of odor, its origin is the container to preserve fresh the water, because of its porosity they allow the...

The adoption of this technique was done in the first years of the Spanish domination in Mexico. This contribution is characterized by the domain of polish based on led; the technique was taken to...

In Zacoalco de Torres, Jalisco is where more tan 300 families are devoted to the manufacture of “Equipales”, perhaps we may say that there are arround 50 or more shops.

The classic “Equipal...

One of the most antique traditions is the Flag Clay, original from Tonalá. The materials used are: the white clay, the black clay, spring water, molds, red sand, green paint prepared with sand and...

At the middle 50s, emerges a new kind of ceramic: of high temperature, which had a great influence in the handcrafts sphere of Tonalá and Jalisco. An important fact that enabled an advance in the...

With vegetation’s fiber, is created the art of basketwork, which include works made out of reed, willow, soyate, otate, tule, wicker and bejuco, these baskets have great use in domestic activities...

The Petatillo (small rug) Clay is one of the most beautiful clays made in the country and is the product of the artistic creation of Jalisco’s artisans. Its traditional elaboration, the paintings...

The hand craftsmen of Jalisco, skillful in the manage and carving of quarry, produce founts, arcades, chimneys, bases for tables, floor tile and endless religious sculptures.

In the Altos...

The mules of Santa Ana Acatlán are outstanding among the toys, elaborated from tule or palm, decorated with crates at the sides, filled with candy pills, typical from the region.

The piñata...