Huichol: Emerald Wall Stingray

This emerald beaded stingray is magnificent. The beads are placed one by one on Campeche wax to decorate the wooden figure.  It can be hanged or placed horizontally. The complex design has several traditional Huichol symbols. A central Star symbolizes the protection of love;  deer  which are thought to be God's messengers; eagles which represent land's energy and the flowers signify the healing process. 

Origin: Huichol
17''Tall 16''Long  2''Wide