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Handicrafts in San Bartolo Coyotepec

Alfarería Doña Rosa

All the polished, black, surprisingly light pottery, called barro negro, that you find around Oaxaca in hundreds of shapes and forms – candlesticks, jugs and vases, and decorative animal and bird figures – comes fro…
Museum in San Bartolo Coyotepec

Museo Estatal de Arte Popular de Oaxaca

Recently reborn with a bright pink facade, San Bartolo's excellent, modern, folk-art museum is on the south side of the main village plaza. It’s very nicely done and features a collection of fine barro negro (the po…