These carvings or Alebrijes, made from the wood of the copal tree, are hand carved and brightly painted by Oaxacan artisans. You can find Oaxacan wood carvings at several shops in Huatulco, Oaxaca, at numerous shops in Oaxaca, Oaxaca, as well as all over Mexico. One of the shops in Huatulco is:
Plumbago no. 1603
La Crucecita, Bahías de Huatulco
Oaxaca, Mexico CP 70989
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Many of these carvings are produced in the town of Tilcajete, Oaxaca