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Authentic Huichol Beadwork Mask Handcrafted in Mexico, "Jicuri Glow"

byHiginio Hernandez Carrillo: icon star icon star icon star icon star icon star (18)
Sizzling on a jet black background, incandescent colors burn and glow. This mask... more

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Sizzling on a jet black background, incandescent colors burn and glow. This mask by Higinio Hernandez Carrillo is resplendent with Huichol symbols, the art a visual offering to a benevolent universe. Called jicuri, peyote buds form the centerpiece of Huichol ritualism. Six-sided bursts of light take the form of rrurabe, the guardian stars that accompany the shaman. Alert on the nose, Teruka, the scorpion is the guardian of the corn – staff of life – and must receive gifts before the harvest. Six deer chase each other around a peyote bud on the chin. Brother of the Huichol people, Kawuyomaire is a blue deer who travels the heavens as a guide and guardian. He can be heard by the shaman and his presence is perceptible through the peyote. The artisan creates the stunning images with tiny seed beads, offering a glimpse into the cosmology of his people.

Do not expose this piece to direct heat or light, as it could soften the wax adhesive and thus loosen the beads.

  • 0.34 kgs
  • 0.7 lbs
  • 31 cm H x 18 cm W x 8 cm D
  • 12.25" H x 7" W x 3.1" D

  • Glass beads, polystyrene foam
  • Keep out of the sun
  • Keep out of heat
  • Intended as wall decor
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Made in Mexico.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Mexicoicon info
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  • Premium Gift Wrap? No

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18

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05/03/2021

"Wow - Just WOW!"

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What incredible detail! This is so beautiful and the beadwork is PERFECT. Theres not a crooked bead anywhere - the quality and artisanship are phenomenal! I cant find a signature anywhere but he definitely should - it is my first of many to purchase! I have really enjoyed learning about the Huijol people and customs!

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Beadwork detail quality Huichol culture

Best Uses

  • scare away evil spirits, bring health & happiness to your home

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From Phillipsburg, NJ

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02/07/2021

"Cherished Heirloom"

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Such exquisite beadwork on this mask. I love the design and colors. Would like to see it being made.

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Verified Reviewer

11/27/2020

"A Treasure for sure"

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I ve collected many mask but this is truly a real treasure.

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Lee

From Winfield, Illinois

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10/15/2020

"Great Addition to my Mexican Mask Collectioni"

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Beautiful detail work on this Huichol mask. Very unusual and colorful. Looks great on my office wall!

Best Uses

  • Wall decor

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Verified Reviewer

10/01/2020

"beautiful"

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my second mask - absolutely lovely

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The Sun, Beadwork mask

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Verified Reviewer

04/15/2020

"So unique and finely crafted"

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Beautiful mask

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Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

Higinio is a very dedicated father who has six children that he supports financially.

Higinio Hernandez Carrillo has received 3 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $3000 and the most recent for $3500. Proceeds were used to invest in the purchase of larger quantities of beads, as well as in molds to make his masks.

Higinio has left a profound impact in his community and has successfully tripled the growth of his home workshop from his first six months at NOVICA

Higinio passes down traditional techniques to his family in order to preserve the authenticity of each of his Huichol beadwork designs.

Higinio's sales from NOVICA represent the majority of his income. Each purchase makes a profound impact on his family's livelihood.

Higinio's income from his Huichol beadwork art supports his six children and provides for their education.

This artist striving to supporting their own or their family's basic needs and improve their livelihood.

 
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