Huichol: Armadillo Sculpture

 Gorgeous wooden armadillo with a beautiful Huichol beaded decoration in turquoise, blue, and copper.   

The Wixárika or Huichol people are the masters of beaded art in Mexico and arguably the world. 

Beads are painstakingly placed one by one over the wax areas that have been prepared for beading.  Watch this video to see how the beads are placed: Huichol Beading

Origin: Huichol
Dimensions: 4.5''Tall 12.5''Long 4''Wide