Slide toggle

Welcome to Zass

Zass is a powerfull WordPress / Woocommerce theme with a modern, pixel perfect design suitable for handmade artisans, craft businesses and portfolio websites.

This is a custom, collapsible widget area. Use it like any other sidebar and easily place any number of widgets here.

Have a Question?

Monday - Friday: 09:00 - 18:30 409 Mladost District, Sofia Bulgaria +359 2 123 456 +359 2 654 321 shop@zass.con

Mexican Gifts – Huichol Art

mexican-gifts-huichol-art-giftmemexico
  • mexican-gifts-huichol-art-giftmemexico
  • mexican-gifts-huichol-art-giftmemexico-2
  • mexican-gifts-huichol-art-giftmemexico-3

Short Description

Huichol art broadly groups the most traditional and most recent innovations in the folk art and handcrafts produced by the Huichol people, who live in the states of Jalisco, Durango, Zacatecas and Nayarit in Mexico.

Details

Huichol art broadly groups the most traditional and most recent innovations in the folk art and handcrafts produced by the Huichol people, who live in the states of Jalisco, Durango, Zacatecas and Nayarit in Mexico. The unifying factor of the work is the colorful decoration using symbols and designs which date back centuries. The most common and commercially successful products are “yarn paintings” and objects decorated with small commercially produced beads. Yarn paintings consist of commercial yarn pressed into boards coated with wax and resin and are derived from a ceremonial tablet called a neirika. The Huichol have a long history of beading, making the beads from clay, shells, corals, seeds and more and using them to make jewelry and to decorate bowls and other items. The “modern” beadwork usually consists of masks and wood sculptures covered in small, brightly colored commercial beads fastened with wax and resin.