Mexican Party Gifts

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Mexican Party Gifts
Mexican art is a key part of the country's cultural heritage. (italy landscape painting image by Leticia Wilson from Fotolia.com)

Mexico has a bright and vibrant cultural heritage known for its art, music and traditions. When it comes to holidays and celebrations, Mexicans know how to do it right. If you're invited to a Mexican-themed party, or just wish to give a gift to someone interested in Mexican culture and art, you'll have countless choices.

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Fiesta Bowls

Fiesta bowls are decorative stylish Mexican party gifts that come in handy long after the party is over. The prices vary greatly depending on the type of bowl. You can find hand painted Mexican pottery or buy Mexican style fiesta bowls at your local department store. Most bowls are painted with vibrant colours such as orange and red. Mexican art work is displayed on the sides and inside of the bowl. You find authentic bowls in Mexico or at certain Mexican shops in America. However, there are also a lot of imitators that you can find online.

Mexican Party Gifts
Go to Mexico if you want to find the most authentic fiesta bowls. (Mexican bowls image by Jim Mills from Fotolia.com)

Sombreros

Sombreros come in many shapes and sizes. These Mexican party gifts are a lot of fun. You can find expensive traditional cowboy style sombreros with details like beads and other embellishments, but you can also find simple straw-hat like sombreros as well. The prices vary greatly depending on the type. You can also find solid colours or hats made with colourful ribbons wove into the material. Buy a pile of assorted hats or look for one distinctive sombrero. Your friend or family member can wear this hat for fun or display it on the wall.

Mexican Party Gifts
Choose a vibrant coloured sombrero for your friend. (sombrero rosso image by Giuseppe Porzani from Fotolia.com)

Hand-Painted Maracas

Hand painted maracas are musical instruments that display the rich traditions of Mexican culture. These instruments are shaken to make noise during a party of other major event. Maracas are filled with seeds, rice or other objects to make noise when shaken. Look for cedar coloured wooden maracas with hand painted Mexican art. The art may display birds, flowers, fruit or other symbols of Mexican culture. Some hand painted maracas are wooden with simple designs, but you can also find more elaborate maracas with vibrant colours and vivid art work. Most maracas are about 4 inches wide and 10 inches long, but you can find different sizes as well.

Mexican Party Gifts
Buy two or more maracas for your friend. (maracas image by Dwight Davis from Fotolia.com)

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