Steven L. Smith, Bellingham, WA Home Inspector (King of the House)


Oaxaca -- Artisans

The state of Oaxaca, which is almost as far down in Mexico as you can go -- getting near Central America -- is known for having some of the best artisans in the whole country. That includes weavers, carvers, potters, silversmiths, jewelers.

Below was a street scene of some handcrafted baskets that were in the park at the ocean resort area of Huatulco. My wife has bought a number of items down there and they are all excellent quality. There is something of interest for just about everyone in this part of Mexico.




Steven L. Smith

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Comment balloon 6 commentsSteven L. Smith • January 30 2011 10:46PM


Steven... ok, fells up, how much of this beautiful stuff did you bring home with you?

Posted by Andrea Swiedler, Realtor, Southern Litchfield County CT (Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New England Properties) almost 8 years ago


My wife and I got a fair amount of art, but Nutsy is gone.

Posted by Steven L. Smith, Bellingham WA Home Inspector (King of the House Home Inspection, Inc.) almost 8 years ago

Good morning Steve. I really like the colors. So vibrant...

Posted by TeamCHI - Complete Home Inspections, Inc., Home Inspectons - Nashville, TN area - 615.661.029 (Complete Home Inspections, Inc.) almost 8 years ago

It's good to see that they have a Lost and Found department in the parks down there.

Has Nutsy considered going to one?  Probably not...

You should contact him and tell him to do so.  It will save an expensive and time-consuming bus trip...

Posted by Jay Markanich, Home Inspector - servicing all Northern Virginia (Jay Markanich Real Estate Inspections, LLC) almost 8 years ago


I like all the colors you have gotten with all these pics. Truly beautiful.

Posted by Donald Hester, NCW Home Inspections, LLC (NCW Home Inspections, LLC) almost 8 years ago

Steven my favorite color is green.... but anyone of those baskets would have done me fine! (that is Texas speak)

Posted by Sussie Sutton, UTR TEXAS Realtors - Rep for buyers and sellers. (UTR Texas Realtors) almost 8 years ago