SPECTACULAR hand beaded cat that is 18" high and covered with tiny glass beads set individually into a blend of beeswax and pine resin. Made by the Huichol Indians of the Sierra of the state of Nayarit ..this is a very special and unique piece in coloration and traditional Huichol designs .. Comes with info on the Huichol culture and symbolism.
Perfect gift for any cat lover!!!
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 .