Vanilandia: algo de lo que paso en el mes de Mayo y comienzo de Junio...

Vanilandia: algo de lo que paso en el mes de Mayo y comienzo de Junio...

Huichol bead art. Gorgeous.

The “modern” beadwork usually consists of masks and wood sculptures covered in small, brightly colored commercial beads fastened with wax and resin.

beaded cross

Beaded cross - This is done quite differently from the other things I've pinned. I had to include it though because it's just so beautiful.

Huichol art - I love it! Wonder how long it takes to press all those itsy bitsy beads into place.

Huichol art - I love it! Wonder how long it takes to press all those itsy bitsy beads into place.

Huichol. Awesome!!!

This Huichol (Mexico) beaded mask explores the concept of duality by representing a jaguar and the skeleton of a jaguar.

Each of the heavily beaded pieces has been decorated by various artists from the Huichol, using traditional symbols and designs arranged within the patterns, making every skull a completely unique piece of art. The Huichols are decendants of the Aztecs and believe in the Sun God, ancestral spirits and four principal deities – Deer, Corn, Coyote and Eagle. The Sierra Madre Mountains are their home and the Huichol have a long history of creating beaded art, which is a big part of their…

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