Naturally Inspired

In our halls you will find the most exquisite pieces of Puerto Rican crafts. Our selection comes from throughout the island. Anywhere from coast to coast, high mountains, valleys, country side, and cities, you will find endless adventures in the depths of Puerto Rico. These crafts capture the beauty of our cultural island and its colorful imagination.

Wooden Crafts

A : Wooden Plaques of Typical Scenes 

Stands at a slightly inclined angled (see Side View photo).

Each size available in various designs (see Design Variety).

          A1 - $6.00, 2"L x 2"H

          A2 - $8.00, 2.5"L x 2.5"H

          A3 - $10.00, 2.5"L x 4"H

          A4 - $18.00, 4"L x 4"H

           A5 - $18.00, 3"L x 5"H

           A6 - $22.00, 3"L x 6"H 

B : Wooden Plaques of Typical Scenes

Stands Upright

The dimensions will be given as: 1) size of vertical rectangle with the design; 2) size of rectangular base.

          B1 - $12.00, 1) 2.5"L x 4"H; 2) 3"L x 0.75"H

          B2 - $14.00, 1) 2"L x 5.75"H; 2) 2.5"L x 0.75"H

          B3 - $22.00, 1) 3"L x 6"H; 2) 4"L x 0.75"H

          B4 - $32.00, 1) 4"L x 6"H; 2) 4.75"L x 0.75"H

          B5 - $44.00, 1) 4"L x 7"H; 2) 5"L x 0.75"H 

Wooden Plaques, Keyholders, Magnets, Mini Boxes, and Much More

Laser-Cut Cedar Wood

Hand-Painted

All of the following sizes are available in a variety of designs (see "Design Variety" further below). 

Some designs come in more color options.

 

        

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.

  

Carlos Teissonniere (Ponce, P.R.)

About the Artisan: 

He participates in many artisan fairs.

Wooden Carvings of Birds and Roosters

Hand-Carved and Hand-Painted

Cockfighting is still a legal activity here in Puerto Rico, although many are fighting for its banning.

 

        

A : Small Roosters 

$8.00 each

Rooster body 2.25"H approx. (excluding base)

Bases available in different sizes and shapes.

Roosters available in various colors.

          

B : Coquí Frog on Leaf 

$10.00 each

Leaf 2"1/8 L approx. (excluding base)

Bases available in different sizes and shapes.

          

C : Coquí Frog without Leaf 

$10.00 each

Coquí body 1.5"L approx. (excluding base)

Bases available in different sizes and shapes.

          

D : Pigs 

$10.00 each

Pig body 1"5/8L approx.

Bases available in different sizes and shapes.

Pigs available in various colors.

          

E : Turtles 

$8.00 each

Turtle body 1"5/8L approx. 

Bases available in different sizes and shapes.

          

F : Owls

$10.00 each

Owl body 1"6/8H approx. (excluding base)

Bases available in different sizes and shapes.

          

G : Puerto Rican Parrot

$10.00 each

Parrot body 1"5/8H approx. (excluding base)

Bases available in different sizes and shapes.

          

H : San Pedrito (Puerto Rican Tody)

$10.00 each

Bird body 2.25"L approx. 

Bases available in different sizes and shapes.

          

I : Reinita ()

$10.00 each

Bird body 2"L approx. 

Bases available in different sizes and shapes.

          

J : Pájaro Bobo ()

$10.00 each

Bird body 3"L approx. 

Bases available in different sizes and shapes.

          

K : Chango ()

$10.00 each

Bird body 2"5/8L approx. 

Bases available in different sizes and shapes.

          

L : Zumbador (Hummingbird)

$10.00 each

Bird body 3.5"L approx. 

Bases available in different sizes and shapes.

          

M : Flamboyán Tree and Rooster

$10.00 each

3.75"H including base and tree

Bases either square or round.

Rooster in different colors.

The Flamboyán is made out of copper wire, so the branches are flexible.

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          M2 - Red Flamboyán Tree

          

N : Fighting Caged Roosters

Roosters available in different colors.

N1 - $12.00 each, Small, 2"x 2"W x 3"H

N2 - $22.00 each, Medium, 3"L x 3"W x 4.5"H

N3 - $30.00 each, Large, 4"D, 5.5"H

          

O : Single Caged Roosters

Roosters available in different colors.

O1 - $14.00 each, Small, 2"x 2"W x 3.75"H

O2 - $16.00 each, Medium, 3"L x 3"W x 4.5"H

O3 - $24.00 each, Large, 4"D, 5"H

          

P : Hen and Chicks

$24.00 each

4"D, 4.5"H 

          

Edwin Solis (San Juan, P.R.)

About the Artisan: 

He participates in many artisan fairs.

Wooden Façades of Old San Juan Doors

Hand-Cut and Hand-Painted

The Old San Juan architecture is influenced by the architecture in southern Spain.

 

        

A : Small Doors

$20.00 each

Available in different colors and various styles.

Some have street names and/or house numbers.

Hangs from hook.

       A1 - Wooden plaque with Slanted Corners

               3.5"L x 5.5"H

       A2 - Wooden plaque with Square Corners

               3"L x 5.5"H

          

B : Medium Doors

$28.00 each

Available in different colors and various styles.

Some have street names and/or house numbers.

Hangs from hook.

       B1 - Wooden plaque with Slanted Corners

               "L x "H

       B2 - Wooden plaque with Square Corners

               4"L x 6"H

          

C : Small Doors on Ceramic Plaques

$24.00 each

Available in different colors and various styles.

Some have street names and/or house numbers.

Hangs from hook.

       C - Wooden plaque with Slanted Corners

               5"L x 5.25"H

       

          

Eduardo Abade (San Juan, P.R.)

About the Artisan: 

He participates in many artisan fairs.

Burned Bird Designs on Wood

Hand-Burned and Hand-Painted

She usually writes the name of the bird on the lower corner.

These are birds found on the island.

 

        

A : Assorted Birds

$30.00 each

More designs available.

There are different sizes, but they are approximately 5"L x 8"H.

Hangs from hook.

Observe that the bird is on a thick, light-colored block of wood, which is then attached to a thin dark wood panel (see Side View photo).

      

          

Rooster

Puerto Rican Honeycreeper (Reinita)

Puerto Rican Tody (San Pedrito)

Puerto Rican Parrot

Gray Kingbird (Pitirre)

Falcon

Puerto Rican Lizard Cuckoo (Pájaro Bobo)

Owl

Hummingbird

Wooden Crafts

All Food Safe. 

Made from local wood.

 

        

A : Tostoneras (Plantain Mashers)

$20.00 each

4"L x 6"H approx.

     A1 - light brown wood

     A2 - reddish brown wood

      

          

B : Pilón (Mortar and Pestle)

$30.00 each

Made from Almendro Wood.

          

C : Picador (Closed Cutting Board)

$24.00 each

Made from local wood.

          

C : Picador (Open Cutting Board)

$34.00 each

Made from local wood.

          

Enid Vissepó (San Juan, P.R.)

About the Artisan: 

She participates in many artisan fairs.

Israel Rosario (Ceiba, P.R.)

About the Artisan: 

He participates in many artisan fairs.

Wooden Carvings of Birds

Hand-Carved and Hand-Painted

These are birds found on the island.

Birds available on different branch sizes.

 

        

A : Mini Birds

$24.00 each

1.5"- 2.5"H approx. (including base)

1.75" - 2.25"L approx.

Puerto Rican Parrot

Puerto Rican Lizard Cuckoo 

(Pájaro Bobo)

Gray Kingbird (Pitirre)

Hummingbird

Puerto Rican Honeycreeper

(Reinita)

Puerto Rican Stripe-Headed

Tanager (Reina Mora)

Snowy Egret (Garza)

Troupial (Turpial)

B : Small Birds

$20.00 each

"- "H approx. (including base)

3.5" - 4"L approx. Bird Body Length

Puerto Rican Blue-Hooded Euphonia (Jilguero)

Canary (Canario)

Helmeted Guineafowl (Guinea)

Owl (Múcaro)

Puerto Rican Honeycreeper

(Reinita)

Puerto Rican Stripe-Headed

Tanager (Reina Mora)

Troupial (Turpial)

Gray Kingbird (Pitirre)

Puerto Rican Tody

(San Pedrito)

Carpenter

(Carpintero)

C : Ducks

$36.00 each

5"L x 5.5"H approx. (including base)

E : Rooster

$36.00 each

4.5"L x 6"H approx. (including base) 

D : Double Birds

$40.00 each

6" - 9"H approx. (including base) 

More bird combinations available.

Gray Kingbird (Pitirre)

Helmeted Guineafowl (Guinea)

Puerto Rican Stripe-Headed

Tanager (Reina Mora)

Snowy Egret (Garza)

 (Veterano)

Puerto Rican Honeycreeper (Reinita)

Puerto Rican Tody

(San Pedrito)

Gray Kingbird and Carpenter

(Pitirre y Carpintero)

Canary (Canario)

Puerto Rican Blue-Hooded Euphonia (Jilguero)

Juan Ramos (Aguadilla, P.R.)

Models of Wooden Motor Boats 

Spruce Wood

In Spanish, these small motor boats are called 'yolas'. 

They are very popular at Crash Boat Beach in Aguadilla.

There is an assortment of colors available, as well as the pattern with the Puerto Rican flag.

                    A - $108.00, 18"L

                    B - $75.00, 13.5"L

                    C - $54.00, 9.5"L ’ NO LONGER AVAILABLE

jB - $75.00, 13.5"L

About the Artisan: 

He is an older man, who makes these boats as a hobby.

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Juan A. "Tony" Ayala Ríos (Dorado, P.R.)

About the Artisan: 

He participates in many artisan fairs.

Wooden Tostoneras, Repisas and Crosses

He uses different woods: Cedar, Mahogany, Teak, Maga, Majó.

 

        

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As, Bs, & Cs : Tostoneras (Plantain Mashers)

$20.00 each

5"L x 1"W x 9"H approx. 

Caoba (Mahogany)

Hangs from string. Signed by artist.

Stainless Steel hinges.

 

                 A1 - octagonal shape

                 A2 - octagonal with Puerto Rico

                 B1 - triangular shape

                 B2 - triangular with Puerto Rico

                 C1 - round

                 C2 - round with Puerto Rico

                

               

Design Variety: 

These are the design options for most of Leda Diaz's laser-cut items. Most of these designs are available in all of the previous items, with slight modifications. 

Some designs come in more color options.

Exception: the cardholders featured in "Wooden Desk Accessories of Typical Scenes" have a different set of design options; so these designs cannot be ordered for the cardholders.

          1A - Snow Cone Cart, 2 OSJ Buildings, Fort, Sailboat        2A - Sailboats, Fort, 2 OSJ Buildings               3A - 1 Wide OSJ Building, Fort, Sailboats

          1B - Fort, Snow Cone Cart, 3 OSJ Buildings                        2B - Fort, 3 OSJ Buildings, Sun                        3B - Fort, 1 OSJ Building, Flamboyán Tree, Snow Cone Cart

           1C - Nativity                                                                          2C - 2 OSJ Buildings, Fort, Moon                     3C - Sailboats, Fort, Flag Kite

           1D - Three Wise Men, Fort                                                  2D - Fort, 3 OSJ Buildings #1                           3D - Long Flag, Fort, Sailboats

           1E - Three Wise Men                                                            2E - Fort, 3 OSJ Buildings #2                           3E - Long Flag, Thin Building, Fort

                                                                                                                                                                                     3F - Long Flag, Wide Building, Fort, Sailboats

 

           

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D : Small Stands (Repisas Pequeñas)

$20.00 each

5"L  approx. 

Caoba (Mahogany)

Hangs from keyhole slot in back.

 

                 D1 - Curved in Dark Brown tint

                 D2 - Flat-Edged in Dark Brown tint

                 D3 - Curved in Medium Brown tint

                 D4 - Flat-Edged in Medium Brown tint

                 

                

               

E : Medium Stands (Repisas Medianas)

$40.00 each

"L  approx. 

Caoba (Mahogany)

Hangs from double keyhole slots on the back.

 

                 E1 - Curved in Dark Brown tint

                 E2 - Flat-Edged in Dark Brown tint

                 E3 - Curved in Medium Brown tint

                 E4 - Flat-Edged in Medium Brown tint

                 

                

               

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About the Artisan: 

She participates in many artisan fairs.

Leda Díaz (Aguas Buenas, P.R.)

F : Large Stands (Repisas Grandes)

$60.00 each

"L  approx. 

Caoba (Mahogany)

Hangs from double keyhole slots on the back.

 

                 F1 - Curved in Dark Brown tint

                 F2 - Flat-Edged in Dark Brown tint

                 F3 - Curved in Medium Brown tint

                 F4 - Flat-Edged in Medium Brown tint

                 

                

               

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G : Wall Crosses

Caoba (Mahogany)

Hangs from hook on the back. 

                 G1 - $20, 5.5"L x 8.5"H approx.

                 G2 - $25, 8"L x 10.75"H approx.

                 

                 

                

               

H : Table Crosses

They stand upright. 

Different woods available: Maga (Thespesia grandiflora), Majó (Talipariti elatum), and Caoba (Mahogany).

       H1 - $12 each, 4.75"H approx, including base

       H2 - $12 each, 4.75"H approx, including base

       H3 - $12 each, 4.75"H approx, including base

       H4 - $15 each, 6.5"H approx, including base

       H5 - $35, 7.25"L x 12.25"H approx, including base

       H6 - $90, 4.75"L x 9.75"H approx, including base

                 

                

               

C : Wooden Keyholders of Typical Scenes 

Hangs from Wall

The dimensions are only of the wooden design; does not include the metal hooks.  

           C5 - $18.00, 4"L x 4"H

           C6 - $18.00, 3"L x 5"H

           C7 - $18.00, 6"L x 3"H

           C8 - $28.00, 10"L x 3.5"H

           

C : Wooden Keyholders of Typical Scenes 

Hangs from Wall

The dimensions are only of the wooden design; does not include the metal hooks.  

           C1 - $12.00, 3"L x 3"H

           C2 - $12.00, 2.5"L x 4"H

           C3 - $14.00, 5.75"L x 2"H

           C4 - $14.00, 5.75"L x 2"H

           

D : Pencil Holders

$18.00 each

2.25"L x 1.75"W x 5"H 

More designs available.

E : Card Holders

$10.00 each

3.75"L x 1.25"W x 1.5"H 

More designs available.

F : Decorative Tables

More designs available

           F1 - $10 each, 3"L x 1.25"W x 3"H

           F2 - $4 each, 1.5"L x 1"W x 1.5"H

G : Hanging Plaques on String

More designs available

           G1 - $18 each, 3"L  x 6"H

           G2 - $24 each, 4"L  x 8"H

H : Hanging Plaques with Hook

More designs available

           H1 - $22, 3"L  x 7"5/8H

           H2 - $32, 4"L  x 7.5"H

           H3 - $36, 3.5"L x 9.5"H

           H4 - $48, 3.5"L x 13.5"H

I : Hanging Plaques with Triple Designs

More designs available

           I1 - $22, 3.25"L  x 7.25"H

           I2 - $48, 3"L  x 12.25"H

           I3 - $52, 2.5"L x 15.25"H 

           I4 - $64, 3"L x 18.5"H

           I5 - $76, 4.5"L x 15"H 

J : Framed Hanging Plaques 

More designs available

Hang from hook.

           J1 - $45, 6"3/8L  x 6"3/8H

           J2 - $48, 5.5"L  x 8"3/8H

           J3 - $52, 8.5"L x 8.5"H 

           J4 - $92, 6.5"L x 20"H

           J5 - $184, 10"5/8L x 24.75"H 

K : Bienvenidos (Welcome)

More designs available

K1 and K2 hang from string.

K3 and K4 hang from hook.

           K1 - $24, "L  x "H

           K2 - $24, "L  x "H

           K3 - $16, "L x "H 

           K4 - $16, "L x "H

           

L : Decorative Chairs

More designs available

           L1 - $28, 3"L  x 3.75"W x 9.5"H

           L2 - $48, 3.5"L x 4.25"W x 11.75"H

           L3 - $52, 5"L x 5.5"W x 13.25"H 

           L4 - $56, 4.5"L x 5.25"W x 14.25"H

           

Orlando José Pelegrina (San Juan, P.R.)

About the Artisan: 

He participates in many artisan fairs.

Burned Images on Wood

Hand-Drawn and Hand-Painted

Different representations of the Three Wise Men and Scenes of Old San Juan.

 

        

A : Single Wood Design

$110.00 each

11"L x 13"H frame 

More Wise Men designs available.

Reyes Magos de Loíza (Coco, Frituras y Jueyes)

The Wise Men of Loíza (Coconut, Fritters, and Crabs)

Reyes Magos con Juguetes Típicos (Velero, Caballito de Palo y Carrito)

Wise Men with Typical Toys (Sailboat, Horse on Stick, and Toy Truck)

Reyes Magos Caficultores

Coffee Grower Wise Men

Reyes Magos con el Gallo Bandera

Wise Men with Flag Rooster

Bandera Puerta en Calle San José

Flag Door on San José St.

Pilón, Bandera e Instrumentos Típicos

Mortar, Flag, and Typical Instruments

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B : Horizontal Triple Wood Design

$190.00 each

16"L x 13"H frame 

More Wise Men designs available.

C : Vertical Triple Wood Design

$190.00 each

9"L x 28"H frame 

More Wise Men designs available.

Reyes Magos con Frutas

Wise Men with Fruits

Reyes Magos con Juguetes

Wise Men with Toys

Reyes Magos - 3 Razas

Wise Men - 3 Races

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Roberto Maldonado (San Juan, P.R.)

About the Artisan: 

He participates in many artisan fairs.

Caballos de Pica

His collection of Caballos de Pica includes pieces that are made by him, and pieces that are "antiques" - caballos de pica made by other artisans, and have been used in real pica tracks.

The item can be separated into 3 pieces: the horse, the stick, and the base.

Caballos de Pica are wooden horses that are used on betting tracks.

 

        

Tomás Collazo (Loíza, P.R.)

About the Artisan: 

He is an older artisan, who used to participate in many artisan fairs, but now just carves in a smaller capacity.

Hand-Made Carvings 

Carved all by hand, featuring several folkoric and typical representations of our culture.

Hand-painted.

The dimensions include the wooden base.

 

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A : Hand-made by Roberto Maldonado

$129.00 each

14"L x 8.5"H approx (including base and stick) 

More Colors and Numbers are available.

B : "Antique" (1950s) Pica Horses

$.00 each

"L x "H frame 

More Colors and Numbers are available.

Since they are older, the paint is chipped and cracked.

Since they were used on real pica tracks, they have weights attached to them.

Vejigantes are Carnival Characters. They have devilish masks and wear colorful outfits. 

B :  Large Vejigantes 

$24.00 each

6"H

They have a removable mask to reveal a smiling face. 

Many color combinations available.

Available with the flag or a musical instrument.

         B1 - Playing the Maracas

         B2 - Playing the Pandero (a hand-held drum)

         B3 - Playing the Güiro instrument

         B4 - Playing the Drum

         B5 - Dressed as the Puerto Rican Flag

         

    

A :  Small Vejigantes 

$10.00 each

3.5"H

They have a removable mask to reveal a smiling face. 

Many color combinations available.

Available with the flag or a musical instrument.

         A1 - Playing the Drum with the Flag

         A2 - Dressed as the P.R. Flag

         A3 - Playing the Pandero (a hand-held drum)

         A4 - Playing the Güiro instrument

         A5 - Playing the Maracas

         A6 - Playing the Drum 

         A7 - Holding up the P.R. Flag

    

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C :  Small Taí­no Carvings 

$10.00 each

2.25"H - 2.5"H approx

He uses the natural color of the wood

as the skin tone.

         C1 - Taíno Woman holding Baby

         C2 - Taíno Man with Stick

      

        

    

D :  Large Taí­no Carvings 

$24.00 each

D1 & D3 7"H; D2 - 4.75"H

He uses the natural color of the wood

as the skin tone.

         D1 - Taíno Man

         D2 - Taíno Woman making Yuca

         D3 - Taíno Woman holding Baby 

        

        

    

E :  Small Pig Roasters 

$20.00 each

4"L x 1"W x 2.75"H approx

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         E1 - Jí­baro Roasting the Pig

         E2 - Loiceño Roasting the Pig

         

        

    

F :  Large Pig Roasters

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         F1 - Jíbaro Roasting the Pig, $40.00, 7.5"L x 1.5"W x 5.5"H. Has a jug of rum by his side.

         F2 - Loiceño Roasting the Pig, $40.00, 7.5"L x 1.5"W x 5.5"H. Has a jug of rum by his side.

         F3 - Loiceño with Roasted Pig, Machete, and a plate of Pork Rinds, $40.00, 4.5"L x 2.5"W x 6"H

         F4 - Loiceño Chasing the Pig, $40.00, 6.5"L x 1.5"W x 6"H

      

        

    

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The tradition of roasting a pig, especially during the Christmas season, is a long-standing one.

Jí­baros are the countryside farmers, who wear straw hats.

Loiceños are people from the town of Loíza, where a popular form of music, La Plena, developed. When singing plena songs, the men wear white cotton hats. 

G : Small Jíbaro on Horseback

$20.00 each

1.5"L x 2.5"W x 3.25"H approx.

         

        

    

H : Small Cultural Carvings 

$10.00 each

2.5"H approx 

The Brooms swivel around! There is a knob on the back.

         H1 - Jíbara with Long Hair and Broom. 

         H2 - Jíbara with Turban and Broom

         H3 - Jíbara with Turban holding up the Flag 

         H4 - Jíbaro playing the Güiro (an instrument)

         H5 - Jíbaro with cap playing the Güiro (an instrument)

         H6 - Jíbaro playing the Maracas

        

    

I : Carritos de Piragua

These Snowcone Carts were once very popular all throughout Puerto Rico.

           I1 - Mini Cart, $10 each

           I2 - Small Cart with Vendor, $20 each, 

           I3 - Medium Cart with Vendor, $40 each,