Turtle Huichol Statue – Mexican Folk Art / Wixarika – Handcrafted Resin & Bead Sculpture for Home DecorArt Huichol Wixarika
Materials: Beads, Resin
Width: 3.93 inches
Height: 3.93 inches
Embrace the beauty and craftsmanship of Mexican folk art with this stunning Turtle Huichol statue. Lovingly handmade by indigenous Mexican artisans, this Wixarika decorative figure showcases their rich cultural heritage and exceptional skill.
🐢 Turtle Figurine
🎨 Wixarika Huichol Art
📏 Measures: 7” wide, 7” long, 2.5” tall
- Technique: Crystal micro beads on resin sculpture
- Unique, one-of-a-kind piece
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🎁 Special gift wrapping available upon request
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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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