Incredible Huichol Hand Beaded Mexican Folk Art Jaguar Head By Mayola Villa Lopez pp2713
Welcome to peyote people, my name is kevin and together with my wife beatriz we run a small gallery in puerto vallarta, mexico that works directly with the huichol indians that live in san andres cohamiata, jalisco. This is a fabulous hand beaded bull skull that measures 21" from tip to tip, 21" from the tip of the horn to the end of its nose, 20" from the top to the end of the nose and is 8" wide from eye to eye. Mayola villa lopez is the grandaughter of jacinto lopez ramirez, an older huichol shaman considered to be the grandfather of the commercial bead art. Honorio lives in agua zarca the families ranch about 2 hours from san andres cohamiata the ancient ceremonial center deep in the sierra madre mountains of western mexico. This item is made of czech glass beads and love, history, culture, spirit, bees wax.
The style is boho and southwestern.