Huichol: Ebony Hippo

Impressive ebony hippo handmade in Jalisco, Mexico by the Huichol people. 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. This gorgeous hippo has a wonderful decorated design of peyote flowers, maze plants, and candles, in addition to a  great black, gray, and silver coloring.  


Origin: Jalisco
Dimensions: 6.5''Tall 10''Long 3.5''Wide