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« on: August 25, 2004 10:52:18 PM »

I am thinking of having a halloween/day of the dead party. and am looking for this inexpensive looking mexican metal crafts: like these:
http://www.mantofev.com/metalembellishments5.html (metal hearts and tin skeleton ornaments)
i've searched all over the web, and can't find any place that sells these....any ideas??
plus, i love this kinda stuff, and would love to have more in my life.
Thanks in advance!!!
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« Reply #1 on: August 26, 2004 12:47:51 AM »

Sorry, I only know of a place locally that sells stuff like that...  Sorta.  Most of it is quite expensive or on a much larger scale.  It's in Memphis, Tn., and I don't know if they have a website or not.  It's called La Costa Imports.  Their smaller scale items are similar and not too expensive.  If they don't have a website themselves, if you search their name you might come up woth something else helpful.  Hope I helped.


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« Reply #2 on: August 26, 2004 05:36:06 AM »

How about really spectacular Hatian art? I found this place in Florida and she's got a website, but I can't seem to connect to it.
www.whimseys.com

I bought a huge round metal wall hanging of 2 roosters painted in bright colors. It was made from the top of a 50 gallon metal barrel. There was great stuff in that store. And, before 9/11, it wasn't a problem carrying that sucker with it's sharp pointy edges, through the terminal.
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« Reply #3 on: August 30, 2004 11:53:53 AM »

I am thinking of having a halloween/day of the dead party. and am looking for this inexpensive looking mexican metal crafts: like these:
http://www.mantofev.com/metalembellishments5.html (metal hearts and tin skeleton ornaments)
i've searched all over the web, and can't find any place that sells these....any ideas??
plus, i love this kinda stuff, and would love to have more in my life.
Thanks in advance!!!

I go to Mexico frequently on business and was considering importing some mexican crafts and putting up a website for the items . Tough to find that stuff here in the USA and its everywhere in Mexico . I will keep my eyes open for what your talking about but really probably won't see much of  that stuff until 2 weeks before the day of the dead . Then it will be everywhere .
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