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Giraffe : Huichol Art

Original price was: MX $ 570.00.Current price is: MX $ 513.57.

Giraffe - Huichol miniatures can represent a wide range of subjects, from animals and plants to geometric figures and cultural symbols.

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Miniature figure intervened with Huichol Art

The Huichol art figures are covered with beads that are placed one by one to form drawings full of magic and symbolism. The result is works of great color and quality. 

 

Huichol bead art miniatures are traditional artistic creations of the Huichol culture, also known as Wixárika, which inhabits the mountainous region of central-northwestern Mexico. These miniatures are decorative objects handmade using a unique technique that involves the meticulous application of chaquiras (small brightly colored beads) on a base of beeswax or wood.

Huichol miniatures can depict a wide range of subjects, from animals and plants to geometric figures and cultural symbols. Some of the most common motifs include snakes, deer, eagles, flowers and the eye of God, an important symbol in Huichol spirituality.

The creation of these miniatures is a laborious and highly detailed art form. Huichol artists spend many hours meticulously placing each bead in place to create vibrant and colorful patterns and designs.

Huichol bead art miniatures are not only beautiful works of art, but also important cultural expressions that reflect the rich tradition and worldview of the Huichol community. These pieces are valued for their aesthetic beauty as well as for their cultural and spiritual significance.

Remember that Huichol Art is a highly valued form of cultural expression, so it is important to acquire these pieces from respectful sources and support the indigenous artists who create them.

For special colors, please contact a consultant and request a quote.

Additional information

Weight 0.12 kg
Dimensions 7 × 3 × 13 cm

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