Stunning large jaguar hand beaded by the Huichol Indians. Tiny glass beads have been set individually into a blend of beeswax and pine resin in designs sacred to the Huichol Indians.
The Huichol Indians are a proud indigenous people found in the Sierra Madre regions of Nayarit and Jalisco. They have no written language and communicate with the spirit world through symbols and rituals. The yarn paintings reflect the Huichol culture and their sacred traditions and beliefs. The sale of their yarn paintings and beadwork enables them to maintain their way of life .