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Product ID: 14650

Handcrafted Huichol Papier Mache Mask with Beadwork, "Scorpions and Deer"

byHiginio Hernandez Carrillo: icon star icon star icon star icon star icon star (13)
Snowflakes, stars, and flowers interact with deer and scorpions in this... more

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Snowflakes, stars, and flowers interact with deer and scorpions in this beautiful mask by Higinio Hernandez. Facial features have been originally outlined and magnificently complemented with an incredible array of brilliant designs. The magnificent mélange of pattern and color suggest the coming of spring in all its glory and the renewal of life. The process of crafting this piece requires the utmost patience and skill from the artist, as each tiny bead is individually attached to the carefully hewn base using a needle.

  • 0.28 kgs
  • 0.6 lbs
  • 23 cm H x 14 cm W x 9 cm D
  • 9" H x 5.5" W x 3.5" D

  • Glass beads 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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Total reviews

13

Verified Reviewer

10/05/2019

"Breathtaking!"

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It exceeded my expectations. The beadwork is incredible. The eyes are cut out yet they are so deep that they look black when hanging on the wall. Deep into the darkness peering, long I stood there. Wondering...

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Scorpions and Deer, Handcrafted Huichol Papier Mache Mask with Beadwork

Verified Reviewer

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

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  • Wonderful gift

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

Purchased Item:

Duality of the Gods, Authentic Huichol Hand Beaded Eagle Mask

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

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Purchased Item:

Messenger, Unique Mexican Hand Beaded Papier MacheHuichol Mask

From Jupiter / Florida / USA

Verified Reviewer

12/17/2019

"A treasure"

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

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Purchased Item:

Huichol Vision, Handcrafted Floral Cross from Mexico

Verified Reviewer

10/24/2019

"Wonderful accent piece on my wall"

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Very colorful and meticulously crafted.

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colorful

Best Uses

  • Wall art

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Jicuri Dance, Huichol Peyote Mask with beadwork

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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