Huichol Handcrafted Bright Beaded Skull Figurine
Huichol Visions, Huichol Handcrafted Bright Beaded Skull Figurine
Higinio Hernandez CarrilloHiginio Hernandez Carrillo crafts a beautiful skull figurine in dazzling colors. Images from Huichol cosmology cover it, each tiny seed bead placed one by one on a coat of beeswax. Moving from the...
Black and Grey Beaded Skull Figurine with Huichol Symbols
Our Children, Black and Grey Beaded Skull Figurine with Huichol Symbols
Higinio Hernandez CarrilloThe diamond-shaped talismans are known as the "eyes of God" come together to form a rrurabe, one of the guardian stars that accompany the shaman. Children's faces peek out around it....
Deer and the Scorpion
Huichol Beaded Deer & Scorpion Skull Figurine
Deer and the Scorpion, Huichol Beaded Deer & Scorpion Skull Figurine
Higinio Hernandez CarrilloTeruka, the scorpion is the guardian of the corn – staff of life – and must receive gifts before the harvest. The bright orange creature scuttles across the back of this handsome beadwork figurine. On...
Huichol Beaded Monochrome Peyote Skull Figurine
Monochrome Jicuri, Huichol Beaded Monochrome Peyote Skull Figurine
Higinio Hernandez CarrilloResembling a flower with six petals, peyote buds, or jicuri grace this monochrome skull figurine. The centerpiece of Huichol ritualism, jicuri is revered for its curative properties and its ability to...
Spiritual Deer Dance
Huichol Beadwork Day of the Dead Skull
Spiritual Deer Dance, Huichol Beadwork Day of the Dead Skull
Higinio Hernandez CarrilloHiginio Hernández prepares for Day of the Dead celebrations with this spectacular Huichol skull. Werika, the double-headed eagle spreads her bright yellow wings on the forehead, while jicurí blossoms...
Huichol Beaded Scorpion & Peyote Skull in Bright Colors
Radiant Jicuri, Huichol Beaded Scorpion & Peyote Skull in Bright Colors
Higinio Hernandez CarrilloGlowing in incandescent color, jicuri — the six sided buds of the peyote cactus — cover an intricately beaded skull. It is revered for its curative properties and its ability to enlighten the one who...
Huichol Beaded Starburst Skull Figurine
Huichol Starburst, Huichol Beaded Starburst Skull Figurine
Higinio Hernandez CarrilloPale in the darkness, stars send a message from the heavens. In Huichol belief, it is the stars that watch over the sun at night while he is asleep, and rrurabe, are guardian stars that accompany the...
Huichol Beaded Monochrome Deer Skull Figurine
Monochrome Deer, Huichol Beaded Monochrome Deer Skull Figurine
Higinio Hernandez CarrilloPoised on the back of a skull, a deer holds a peyote bud between his antlers. Kawuyomaire is a blue deer who travels the heavens as a guide and guardian. He can be heard by the shaman, and his...
Beaded Dark Blue Skull Figurine with Huichol Icons
Midnight Visions, Beaded Dark Blue Skull Figurine with Huichol Icons
Higinio Hernandez CarrilloYellow deer frolic on each side of a skull figurine from Mexico. They hold an important place in Huichol thought, as Kawuyomaire, the blue deer, is considered their brother, guardian and guide. On the...
Blue Night Visions
Huichol Beadwork Blue Starburst Skull Figurine
Blue Night Visions, Huichol Beadwork Blue Starburst Skull Figurine
Higinio Hernandez CarrilloCool in the deep blue darkness, stars send a message from the heavens. In Huichol belief, it is the stars that watch over the sun at night while he is asleep, and rrurabe, are guardian stars that...
Huichol Beaded Dark Blue Skull with Huichol Icons
Eagle Mother, Huichol Beaded Dark Blue Skull with Huichol Icons
Higinio Hernandez CarrilloIn cool tones of dark blue, seafoam green and peach, this beautiful skull conveys images of Huichol cosmology. On the crown, the six-sided bud represents peyote, an essential element of Huichol...
Huichol Beaded Blue-Black-Grey Lizard Skull Figurine
Huichol Lizard, Huichol Beaded Blue-Black-Grey Lizard Skull Figurine
Higinio Hernandez CarrilloGuardian of the fire, the atakuí, or lizard, poses on the forehead of this intriguing skull figurine. Petite deer encircle a cluster of snowflake patterns, and stars appear amid them. Brother of the...
Huichol Beaded Deer & Peyote Brown & Peach Skull
Brother Deer, Huichol Beaded Deer & Peyote Brown & Peach Skull
Higinio Hernandez CarrilloThe faces of three deer appear on the temple and forehead of this intriguing skull. Surrounding them are stylized stars and six-sided peyote buds. By Higinio Hernandez Carrillo, the motifs express...
Huichol Sun Skull
Glass Beaded Huichol Sun Skull Sculpture from Mexico
Huichol Sun Skull, Glass Beaded Huichol Sun Skull Sculpture from Mexico
Human ConnectionsHoping to preserve the beauty of traditional Huichol motifs, Mexican artisan Leonarda handcrafts this calavera sculpture from ceramic with multicolored petite glass beads, presented by Human...
Artist: Human Connections
Huichol Sculpture(14 items)
Welcome to the Huichol Sculpture Collection at NOVICA.
Higinio Hernandez Carrillo Huichol art
"I hope that you enjoy my works as much as I enjoy making them. I hope that through them you will get a better understanding of the magic and meaning of the Huichol culture."
"My family comes from the beautiful Huichol tradition in the north of Jalisco. You could say that art runs through my veins. I grew up knowing about beads and the beautiful combinations that I saw in the hands of family members.
"My mother left my... read more