Handcrafted Beadwork 'Life, Fortune and Success' Huichol Mask(Mexico)

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Six-sided peyote blossoms pose on the crown, forehead and cheeks of a dazzling beadwork mask. Kawuyomaire the deer appears on each eyebrow as Higinio Hernandez handcrafts this vibrant mask, creating the images with tiny beads on a paper mache base.

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ITEM#: 15243178

This handmade creation is offered in partnership with NOVICA, in association with National Geographic.

Six-sided peyote blossoms pose on the crown, forehead and cheeks of a dazzling beadwork mask. Kawuyomaire the deer appears on each eyebrow as Higinio Hernandez handcrafts this vibrant mask, creating the images with tiny beads on a paper mache base.

Product Features:
  • Materials: Beads on paper mache
  • Colors: Blue, green, yellow, orange
  • Decorative
  • Hang on wall
  • Dimensions: 11.8 inches high x 5.5 inches wide x 3.5 inches deep
  • To prevent the chaquira beads from working loose, do not expose this piece to direct heat or light sources

Story Behind the Art:
'I was born in a Huichol indigenous community in the Mexican sierra,' Higinio Hernandez says. 'I have followed my family tradition of beaded artwork. I make my masks over paper-mache figures, and my wife and I place the beads one-by-one on an adhesive coating of beeswax. The designs are completely improvised and are inspired by our reflections and feelings at the moment that we're working.' Do not expose these pieces to direct heat or light, as it could soften the adhesive and loosen the beads.

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The handcrafted touch of artisan skill creates variations in color, size and design. If buying two of the same item, slight differences should be expected. Note: Color discrepancies may occur between this product and your computer screen.

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Color Blue
Worldstock Country Mexico
Dimensions 11.8 inches high x 5.5 inches wide x 3.5 inches deep
Materials Beadwork on paper mache
Model Number 154260

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