Manuel Cruz: Jewel Spider Woodcarving

 Spectacular spider woodcarving by top Oaxaca artist Manuel Cruz and his wife Rubi. Manuel carved this amazing insect creating a stunning figure. All of the legs are removable for safe shipping. Rubi created a fantastic complex painted design in the traditional and spectacular Cruz style. Take a look at the absolutely perfect painting on the body of the spider, it has a jewel-like coloring and design resembling rubies, pearls, and gold. The sides of the araña have a painted spiderweb. Impressive!  You can read more about Manuel and Ruvi's work here The Art of Manuel Cruz.

Origin: Oaxaca
Dimensions: 6''Tall 13''Long 13''Wide