Handicrafts

Across the State

You can find handicrafts at the Casa del Artesano, located next to San Marcos Gardens, or at the Centro de Artes y Oficios (Héroe de Nacozari 606 Norte).

In the state of Aguascalientes you can find all kinds of handicrafts, including handmade open work, decorated tiles, leather goods, wood carvings, papier-mâché figures and sgraffito ceramics.

Mayólica is the name for ceramic decoration on earthenware.   Esgrafiado (sgraffito) is a relatively recent term for drawing lines, motifs and shapes on clay.

In Jesús María there are several renowned artisans who create wood and stone carvings.

Photo Gallery

Viva Aguascalientes