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Beadwork mask, "Cornfield Protectors"

byHiginio Hernandez Carrillo: icon star icon star icon star icon star icon star (15)
Corn is a basic foodstuff for Mexico's Huichol people, and this handsome mask... more

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Corn is a basic foodstuff for Mexico's Huichol people, and this handsome mask depicts elements that are crucial for its propagation. By Higinio Hernández, the forehead is covered with a corn plant, or iko. Teruka, the scorpion, appears in blazing color on each cheek. He is the guardian of the corn and must receive gifts before the harvest. A coyote appears on the headdress.

  • 0.15 kgs
  • 0.3 lbs
  • 23.5 cm H x 12 cm W x 6 cm D
  • 9.25" H x 4.7" W x 2.4" D

  • Beadwork on papier mache
  • Keep out of the sun
  • Keep out of heat
  • 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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Reviews by Customers

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Total reviews

15

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

Purchased Item:

The Sun, Beadwork mask

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04/15/2020

"So unique and finely crafted"

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Beautiful mask

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Ree

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01/06/2020

"Beadwork mask, Duality of the Gods"

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Gorgeous workmanship in this one of a kind mask to be loved for generations

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mask

Best Uses

  • Wonderful gift

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Gift Occasion:
  • This was a gift for: Friend
  • Occasion: birthday

Verified Reviewer

12/19/2019

"Absolutely Fantastic"

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I just received this stunning mask - Wow, Wow. It was packed to perfection and arrived in pristine shape. It looks exactly like the picture and I couldnt be more pleased! From Old Mexico to New Mexico. It will hang in a prominent place for all to see. I would buy from this artist again!

Best Uses

  • Decorative Art

Purchased Item:

Messenger, Unique Mexican Hand Beaded Papier MacheHuichol Mask

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From Jupiter / Florida / USA

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12/17/2019

"A treasure"

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Beautiful and has much special meaning to me and my life.

Purchased Item:

Huichol Vision, Handcrafted Floral Cross from Mexico

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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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