Jaguar Huichol Statue – Mexican Folk Art / Wixarika – Handcrafted Resin & Bead Panther Sculpture for Home DecorArt Huichol Wixarika
Materials: bees wax, papel maché, beds
Width: 3.5 inches
Height: 3.5 inches
Bring the mystique of the jaguar into your home with this striking Jaguar Huichol statue. A beautiful example of Wixarika Mexican folk art, this decorative figure is handmade by indigenous Mexican artisans, honoring their cultural heritage and exceptional craftsmanship.
🐆 Jaguar Figurine
🎨 Wixarika Huichol Art
📏 Dimensions: 5.5” wide, 6” long, 4.5″ height
- Materials: Chaquiras (beads) and Campeche wax
- Manufacturing process: Beads are applied to the sculpture using evenly dispersed Campeche wax as an adhesive
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Wixárika Huichol bead art is a traditional art form practiced by the Wixárika people of western Mexico. It involves applying small glass or plastic beads to a surface, such as a wooden or gourd object, using beeswax or resin as an adhesive. The designs are highly symbolic, reflecting the cosmology and spiritual beliefs of the Wixárika people, with common motifs including the sun, moon, stars, and sacred animals.
The art form is time-consuming and labor-intensive, and has gained international recognition. However, the commercialization of Wixárika bead art has led to issues of cultural appropriation and exploitation. It’s crucial to support and acknowledge the Wixárika people who originated this beautiful art form.
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