Very few Historic Enconchado Retablos exist today, Mostly today in the Museums of Mexico. This techinique 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..
Santo Nino Enconchado Retablo
Inlayed with Mother of Pearl and Hand Carved Drapes
9.5" x 15"
Immaculate Conception Enconchado Retablo
16" x 24.5"
First Place at the Fort 2012!
Guadalupe Enconchado Retablo
Inlayed with Mother of Pearl
7.5" x 15.5"
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