Ceramic Crafts N-Z

From low-fire, to high-fire ceramics, our artists make an assortment of pieces, ranging from practical items to decorative creations. Variety of both red clay and white clay pieces.

Ceramic Light Switch and Plug-In Plates

Uses both White Clay and Red Clay in his collection.

 

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Please Keep In Mind That:

  ♥ All of our items are handmade, and so the sizes in the descriptions are approximations.

   Availability of colors and designs will depend on the artist and the materials at hand.

   Stands used to prop items up in the photos are additional pieces, not included with the

      item. They can be purchased separately.

   There is an 11.5% sales tax to add to the total of the order; the tax applies to the        shipping and handling too.

   Shipping and Handling will depend on the item(s) selected. 

   To place an order, please e-mail, call or text us at (787) 725 - 5596 to verify

     availability of items and receive a shipping and handling estimate.

   We only mail to P.R. and the U.S.A.

   Photos do not represent the size of the item (please read the dimensions provided).

   Camera flash might alter colors.

  

Nilda Borrero (Vega Baja, P.R.)

About the Artist: 

She participates in many fairs.

Pepín y Lyllam  (San Juan, P.R.)

About the Artist: 

José (Pepín) Espinosa and Lyllam Hoyos, husband and wife. They both studied architecture. They participate in many artisan fairs. 

Ceramic Mugs and Decorative Items

They incorporate the Taíno Symbols in their designs.

 

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Reynaldo Real (Bayamón, P.R.)

About the Artist: 

He participates in many fairs.

Ceramic Figurines of Three Wise Men, Nativities, Vejigantes, and other Cultural Themes 

Uses both White Clay and Red Clay in his collection.

 

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Wise Men art is very popular in P.R. all year-round, not just during the Chrismas Season.  

A : Small Ceramic Three Wise Men (Three Kings) 

$14.00 each

2"L x 1"W x 2"H

He prepares the Three Wise Men in a variety of ways to represent the Puerto Rican cultural background.

There are more combinations of gifts available (gifts are what each figurine is holding). He chooses a gift that relates to the culture of the King holding it.

          1 - Taí­no Indian Wise Men : The Taíno Indians were the original inhabitants of Puerto Rico.

          2 - Spanish Wise Men : The Spanish colonized Puerto Rico in 1493.

          3 - African Wise Men : The Africans were brought as slaves by the Spanish.

          4 - Jíbaro Wise Men : Jíbaros are the Puerto Rican countryfolk, who mostly work the land and wear straw hats.

          5 - Mixed Wise Men : A set incorporating all 3 races that comprise the modern Puerto Rican: African, Taíno, and Spanish.

B : Medium Ceramic Three Wise Men (Three Kings) 

$20.00 each

3.25"L x 1.25"W x 3.25"H

He prepares the Three Wise Men in a variety of ways to represent the Puerto Rican cultural background.

There are more combinations of gifts available (gifts are what each figurine is holding). He chooses a gift that relates to the culture of the King holding it.

          1 - Taíno Indian Wise Men : The Taí­no Indians were the original inhabitants of Puerto Rico.

          2 - Spanish Wise Men : The Spanish colonized Puerto Rico in 1493.

          3 - African Wise Men : The Africans were brought as slaves by the Spanish.

          4 - Jíbaro Wise Men : Jí­baros are the Puerto Rican countryfolk, who mostly work the land and wear straw hats.

          5 - Mixed Wise Men : A set incorporating all 3 races that comprise the modern Puerto Rican: African, Taí­no, and Spanish.

This Item CANNOT BE MAILED.

This Item CANNOT BE MAILED.

This Item CANNOT BE MAILED.

C : Large Ceramic Three Wise Men (Three Kings)   WE DO NOT MAIL THIS ITEM

$60.00 each

5.5"L x 3"W x 6.75"H

He prepares the Three Wise Men in a variety of ways to represent the Puerto Rican cultural background.

There are more combinations of gifts available (gifts are what each figurine is holding). He chooses a gift that relates to the culture of the King holding it.

These figurines are EXTREMELY fragile. We have mailed them in the past and they kept breaking. The neck is very thin; that is mostly where they broke off. It is for this reason that we do not mail this specific item. 

          1 - Taíno Indian Wise Men : The Taí­no Indians were the original inhabitants of Puerto Rico.

          2 - Spanish Wise Men : The Spanish colonized Puerto Rico in 1493.

          3 - African Wise Men : The Africans were brought as slaves by the Spanish.

          4 - Jíbaro Wise Men : Jíbaros are the Puerto Rican countryfolk, who mostly work the land and                                                  wear straw hats.

          5 - Mixed Wise Men : A set incorporating all 3 races that comprise the modern Puerto Rican:                                                  African, Taíno, and Spanish.

D : Small Ceramic Nativities 

$14.00 each

1.75"L x 1.25"W x 2"H

He prepares the Nativities in a variety of ways to represent the Puerto Rican cultural background.

There are more combinations of gifts available (gifts are what Baby Jesus is holding). He chooses a gift that relates to the culture depicted.

          1 - Taí­no Indian Nativity : The Taíno Indians were the original inhabitants of Puerto Rico.

          2 - Spanish Nativity : The Spanish colonized Puerto Rico in 1493.

          3 - African Nativity : The Africans were brought as slaves by the Spanish.

          4 - Jí­baro Nativity : Jíbaros are the Puerto Rican countryfolk, who mostly work the land and wear straw hats.

          5 - Mixed Nativity : A set incorporating all 3 races that comprise the modern Puerto Rican: African, Taíno, and Spanish.

E : Medium Ceramic Nativities 

$20.00 each

2"L x 1.75"W x 3.25"H

He prepares the Nativities in a variety of ways to represent the Puerto Rican cultural background.

There are more combinations of gifts available (gifts are what Baby Jesus is holding). He chooses a gift that relates to the culture depicted.

          1 - Taíno Indian Nativity : The Taí­no Indians were the original inhabitants of Puerto Rico.

          2 - Spanish Nativity : The Spanish colonized Puerto Rico in 1493. (NOT SHOWN)

          3 - African Nativity : The Africans were brought as slaves by the Spanish.

          4 - Jí­baro Nativity : Jí­baros are the Puerto Rican countryfolk, who mostly work the land and wear straw hats. (NOT SHOWN)

          5 - Mixed Nativity : A set incorporating all 3 races that comprise the modern Puerto Rican: African, Taí­no, and Spanish. (NOT SHOWN)

F : Large Ceramic NativitiesWE DO NOT MAIL THIS ITEM

$50.00 each

4"L x 3.5"W x 6.75"H

He prepares the Nativites in a variety of ways to represent the Puerto Rican cultural background.

There are more combinations of gifts available (gifts are what Baby Jesus is holding). He chooses a gift that relates to the culture depicted.

These figurines are EXTREMELY fragile. We have mailed them in the past and they kept breaking. The neck is very thin; that is mostly where they broke off. It is for this reason that we do not mail this specific item. 

          1 - Taí­no Indian Nativity : The Taíno Indians were the original inhabitants of Puerto Rico. (NOT SHOWN)

          2 - Spanish Nativity : The Spanish colonized Puerto Rico in 1493.

          3 - African Nativity : The Africans were brought as slaves by the Spanish.

          4 - Jí­baro Nativity : Jí­baros are the Puerto Rican countryfolk, who mostly work the land and wear straw hats.

          5 - Mixed Nativity : A set incorporating all 3 races that comprise the modern Puerto Rican: African, Taí­no, and Spanish. (NOT SHOWN)

This Item CANNOT BE MAILED.

G & H : Red Clay Taí­no Indians 

By using the red clay, he closely ressembles the copper-colored skin tone of the Taíno Indians of Puerto Rico. They are described as being short, with straight-black hair, and walking mostly in the nude.

There are more combinations of gifts available (gifts are what the Wise Men are holding). He chooses a gift that relates to the culture depicted.

          G1 - Taíno Indian Wise Men, $20.00, 3"L x 1.25"W x 3.25"H

          G2 - Taíno Indian Nativity, $20.00,  2"L x 1.75"W x 3.25"H

          H1 - Taíno Indian Wise Men, $14.00, 2"L x 1"W x 2"H

          H2 - Taí­no Indian Nativity, $14.00, 1.75"L x 1.25"W x 2"H

          

K :  Coquí­ Frog on Green Leaf

$14.00 each

4"L x 4"H

Item can hang from the wall (it has a string), or it can be placed on a flat surface.

L :  Sea Turtle

$12.00 each

3.5"L x 5.5"H

Item can hang from the wall (it has a string), or it can be placed on a flat surface.

M :  Large Coquí­ Frog

$18.00 each

4"L x 4.75"H

Item can hang from the wall (it has a string), or it can be placed on a flat surface.

Frog is available in other shades of brown.

N : Small Coquí Frog

$18.00 each

2.25"L x 2.5"H

Frog is available in other shades of brown.

O : Yagrumo Leaf Incense Holders

$10.00 each

3.75"D

Yagrumo Leaf available in reddish-brown, brown, and cream.

P : Small Incense Stick Holders

$6.00 each.

1.5"L x 1.5"H

The Coquí Frog (animal) comes in different shades of brown.

          1 - Coquí­ Frog (animal) and Taíno Coquí

          2 - Coquí Frog (animal) and Vertical P.R. Flag

          3 - Coquí Frog (animal) and El Morro Fort 

          4 - Coquí­ Frog (animal) and Horizontal P.R. Flag

          5 - Coquí Frog (animal) and Jayuya Sun

          6 - Coquí­ Frog (animal) and Utuado Sun (NOT SHOWN)

          

Q : Long Incense Stick Holders

$10.00 each.

1.5"L x 8.75"H

More colors are available.

          1 - Coquí­ Frog (animal) with 2 small Coquí­ Frogs

          2 - Coquí­ Frog (animal) and Taí­no Coquí

          3 - Cemí­ and Jayuya Sun

          4 - Cemí­ and Caguana

          

          

R : Red Clay Taí­no Indian Faces

$20.00 each.

4.25"L x 4.5"H

Hangs from wall. 

Artistic representation of the Taíno Indians of P.R. 

More colors are available.

          1 - Smoking Tabacco

          2 - Feathers as Earrings

          3 - Feather on Chin

         

          

          

S : Red Clay Taíno Cacique (Chief) Faces

$30.00 each.

Hangs from wall. 

Artistic representation of the Taí­no Caciques of P.R. 

More colors are available.

          1 - With Tall Feather Headdress, 4.5"L x 7.25"H

          2 - With Short Feather Headdress, 4.25"L x 5.5"H

        

         

          

          

T : Three-Horned Loíza Vejigantes

$20.00 each.

4.75"L x 7"H

Hangs from wall. 

More colors are available.

The Horns are made from a flexible plastic cord, so they do not break.

          1 - With Taí­no Symbols on the Outfit

          2 - Without Taí­no Symbols

        

         

          

          

U : Five-Horned Loíza Vejigantes

$20.00 each.

4.75"L x 7"H

Hangs from wall. 

More colors are available.

The Horns are made from a flexible plastic cord, so they do not break.

          1 - With Taíno Symbols on the Outfit

          2 - Without Taíno Symbols

        

         

          

          

V : Three-Horned Ponce Vejigantes

$20.00 each.

4.5"L x 6.25"H

Hangs from wall. 

More colors are available.

The Horns are made from ceramic.

          1 - With Taíno Symbols on the Outfit

          2 - Without Taíno Symbols

        

         

          

          

W : Five-Horned Ponce Vejigantes

$20.00 each.

4.5"L x 6.25"H

Hangs from wall. 

More colors are available.

The Horns are made from ceramic.

          1 - With Taíno Symbols on the Outfit

          2 - Without Taíno Symbols

        

         

          

          

Y : Taí­no Petroglyphs

$12.00 each.

Hangs from wall. 

More colors are available.

          1 - Coquí­ Frog 1/2 Taí­no, 1/2 Animal, 2.75"D

          2 - Utuado Sun, 4"D

          3 - Jayuya Sun, 3.5"L x 4"H

        

         

          

          

Rafael Vázquez (Vega Baja, P.R.)

About the Artist: 

He participates in many fairs.

Ceramic Mugs 

He incorporates the Taíno Symbols in his designs.

He uses Red Clay.

 

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Roxanna Jordán (Loíza, P.R.)

Ceramic Sculptures

She makes ceramic pieces following the Raku technique, in which the pieces are burned directly into a flame, burried in the ground.

 

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About the Artist: 

She participates in many fairs.

Teresa Viera (San Juan, P.R.)

About the Artist: 

She participates in many fairs.

Ceramic Sculptures

These are one-of-a-kind ceramic figurines. Her collection includes Nativities, Three Wise Men, Angels, Don Quijote, Modern Chairs, and more designs.

These are VERY DELICATE ITEMS, so unfortunately, we CANNOT MAIL THEM

 

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Vilma Juliá (San Sebastián, P.R.)

About the Artist: 

She participates in many fairs.

Ceramic Plaques

Her vast collection of red clay plaques feature a beautiful display of designs that capture the Puerto Rican scenery and traditions. 

She stamps the back of the plaques with her signature. 

 

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CVJ-A : Three Kings  

All have a hook on the back.

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CVJ-A1-1 : Square Three Kings, White Clay

$12.00 each

"L x "H

CVJ-A2-1 : Square Three Kings, Red Clay 

$10.00 each

"L x "H

CVJ-A3-1 : Three Kings with P.R. Flag

$12.00 each

"L x "H

CVJ-A4-1 : Three Kings with Protest Flag

$12.00 each

"L x "H

CVJ-A5-1 : Three Kings at La Fortaleza

$24.00 each

"L x "H

CVJ-A6-1 : Three Kings with 3-D Star

$38.00 each

"L x "H

CVJ-B : Nativity Scenes  

All have a hook on the back.

CVJ-B1-1 : Nativity, White Clay

$12.00 each

"L x "H

CVJ-B2-1 : Nativity, Red Clay 

$10.00 each

"L x "H

CVJ-B3-1 : Small Nativity with Thatched Roof 

$36.00 each

"L x "H

CVJ-B4-1 : Large Nativity with Thatched Roof 

$50.00 each

"L x "H

CVJ-B6-1 : The Epiphany Scene

$96.00 each

"L x "H

CVJ-C : Plaques with Messages

All have a hook on the back.

CVJ-C1-1 : Bienvenido ("Welcome" in Spanish)

$26.00 each

"L x "H

CVJ-C2-1 : Welcome

$26.00 each

"L x "H

CVJ-C3-1 : Dios Bendiga Este Hogar

("God Bless This Home" in Spanish)

$22.00 each

"L x "H

Available in more colors!

CVJ-C4-1 : Dios Bendiga Nuestro Hogar

("God Bless Our Home" in Spanish)

$22.00 each

"L x "H

Available in more colors!

CVJ-C5-1 : San Juan Street with Flamboyán Tree, Two Digits

$34.00 each

"L x "H

CVJ-C5-2 : San Juan Street with Flamboyán Tree, Three Digits

$40.00 each

"L x "H

CVJ-C6-1 : San Juan Door and City

$80.00 each

"L x "H

CVJ-D : Old San Juan Scenes

All have a hook on the back.

CVJ-B5-1 : Nativity with 3-D Star

$38.00 each

"L x "H

CVJ-D1-1 : San Juan Street, White Clay

$18.00 each

"L x "H

Available in more colors!

CVJ-D2-1 : San Juan Street, Red Clay

$18.00 each

"L x "H

Available in more colors!

CVJ-D3-1 : San Juan Street with Flamboyán Tree

$30.00 each

"L x "H

Flamboyán Tree is available in more colors!

CVJ-D4-1 : Calle de La Resistencia ("Street of Resistance")

$30.00 each

"L x "H

CVJ-D5-1 : Puerto Rican Flag Door

$24.00 each

"L x "H

CVJ-D6-1 : Protest Flag Door

$24.00 each

"L x "H

CVJ-D7-1 : The Cathedral of Old San Juan

$16.00 each

"L x "H

CVJ-D8-1 : Fort with Flamboyán Tree

$24.00 each

"L x "H

Flamboyán Tree available in more colors!

CVJ-D9-1 : Fort and Sailboat, Straight Border

$26.00 each

"L x "H

Flamboyán Tree available in more colors!

CVJ-D10-1 : Fort and Sailboat, Wavy Border

$26.00 each

"L x "H

Flamboyán Tree available in more colors!

CVJ-D11-1 : Fort and La Perla, Small

$20.00 each

"L x "H

CVJ-D12-1 : Fort and La Perla, Large

$36.00 each

"L x "H

CVJ-D13-1 : Piragua ("Snow Cone Cart")

$36.00 each

"L x "H

CVJ-D14-1 : Capilla de Cristo ("Chapel"), Small

$18.00 each

"L x "H

Flamboyán Tree and Wall available in more colors!

CVJ-D15-1 : Capilla de Cristo ("Chapel"), Large

$40.00 each

"L x "H

Flamboyán Tree and Wall available in more colors!

CVJ-D16-1 : Paseo La Princesa ("Princess Walkway")

$50.00 each

"L x "H

CVJ-D17-1 : Fort and Flying Kites

$32.00 each

"L x "H

CVJ-D18-1 : Puerta de San Juan ("Door of San Juan")

$70.00 each

"L x "H

CVJ-D19-1 : Umbrella Street with Flag

$64.00 each

"L x "H

CVJ-D20-1 : Umbrella Street with Blue Cobblestones

$56.00 each

"L x "H

CVJ-D21-1 : Caleta de Las Monjas ("Nun Street"

$80.00 each

"L x "H

CVJ-D22-1 : Hotel El Convento ("The Convent Hotel")

$24.00 each

"L x "H

CVJ-E : Cultural Imagery

All have a hook on the back.

CVJ-E1-1 : Pícalo Gallo! (Rooster Fight)

$24.00 each

"L x "H

CVJ-E2-1 : Fort, Instruments, and Rooster

$24.00 each

"L x "H

CVJ-E3-1 : Vejigante Mask with Conga Drum

$18.00 each

"L x "H

CVJ-E4-1 : Flag, Musical Instruments, and Taíno Symbols

$18.00 each

"L x "H

CVJ-E5-1 : Flag Island Collage

$40.00 each

"L x "H

CVJ-E6-1 : Dancing Jíbaras

$22.00 each

"L x "H

Jíbara is the cultural word for a woman from the countryside.

CVJ-E7-1 : Draped Flag Collage

$40.00 each

"L x "H

CVJ-E8-1 : Vejigante, Rectangular 

$16.00 each

"L x "H

Vejigantes are carnival characters. The person wears a mask and a flowy costume and scares people during the parade. 

Available in more colors!

CVJ-E9-1 : Vejigante, Round

$10.00 each

"L x "H

Vejigantes are carnival characters. The person wears a mask and a flowy costume and scares people during the parade. 

Available in more colors!

CVJ-F : All Around Puerto Rico

All have a hook on the back.

CVJ-F1-1 : Coquí Frog with Flowers

$12.00 each

"L x "H

Flowers available in more colors!

CVJ-F2-1 : Coquí Frog Hanging From Branch

$12.00 each

"L x "H

CVJ-F3-1 : Rincón Lighthouse

$12.00 each

"L x "H

CVJ-F4-1 : Cabo Rojo Lighthouse

$36.00 each

"L x "H

CVJ-F5-1 : Large Lighthouse

$40.00 each

"L x "H

CVJ-F6-1 : Porta Coeli Church

$40.00 each

"L x "H

CVJ-F11-1 : Flamboyán Tree with Fence

$26.00 each

"L x "H

Tree available in more colors!

CVJ-F7-1 : Salto Collazo Waterfall

$40.00 each

"L x "H

CVJ-F8-1 : El Yunque Rainforest

$60.00 each

"L x "H

CVJ-E10-1 : Don Quijote and Windmill

$40.00 each

"L x "H

CVJ-F10-1 : Jíbaro Roasting a Pig

$60.00 each

"L x "H

Jíbaros is a cultural word for the Puerto Rican countryfolk.

CVJ-F9-1 : La Parguera Coastal Town

$36.00 each

"L x "H