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Gnu skull covered in traditional Huichol art
Gnu skull replica resin made with beeswax based glue and colorful beads (red & white, medium size).
The Gnu skull represents the pinnacle of the evolution of traditional art for the millenary Huichol technique. Carefully applying hot beeswax as a natural glue to apply each bead in its place for the following weeks, all of this according to the previously drafted pattern. Each piece produced is unique given the imperfections of the skulls and the pattern assigned.
About the artists: The Huichol indigenous population originated where the state of Jalisco currently is located. Their religious heritage surrounding symbols such as deer, corn, and peyote (Mexican plant) heavily influence their artistic handicrafts, which date back to the XIX century, when Spaniards first noticed the beauty