Very few Historic Enconchado Retablos exist today, Mostly today in the Museums of Mexico. This technique was done 1600's and 1700's only and its origins may be Asian instead of European. Made with inlayed Mother of Pearl Sea Shells..
Jacob's Ladder Enconchado Retablo
Inlayed with Mother of Pearl and Gesso Relief
7" x 16"
Santo Nino De Atocha
Nicely carved with Sea Shells
7" x 13"
Nuestra Senora Guadalupe Gesso Relief Retablo
7" x 14"
Nuestra Senora de Dolores Enconchado Retablo
Watch Catherine make Retablos on TV
<<Large Retablo and Bulto Gallery San Pasqual Retablo>>