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Prowling 'Mayetse' Jaguar - Tierra Huichol
$ 1,610.00 MXN
Jaguars (Mayetse) are the messengers of the Huichol god of fire (Tatewari)--the patron of all shamans, spirit guides and ambassadors to the gods, called Marakame.The Marakame are considered para-normal in their powers and are an integral link between the Huichol and their deities.Mayetze Jaguars are guardians of the sacred initiation vows of the Marakame, with the sole power to devour the spirits of those who fail. This famously fleet big cat gets the traditional Huichol treatment as part of this special collection of authentic handmade statues. Every piece is created by a skilled Wixarika artisan in the Sierra Madre mountain range and finished with traditional floral detailing, used in a variety of Huichol shamanic rituals to represent a connection with nature. Every piece in the Tierra Huichol store is unique, and your item may differ slightly from the item pictured. Materials: Epoxy, Beeswax & Glass Beads (Chaquira) Size Dimensions: 17cm x 12cm x 7cm Click...
Jaguars (Mayetse) are the messengers of the Huichol god of fire (Tatewari)--the patron of all shamans, spirit guides and ambassadors to the gods,...
French Bulldog - Tierra Huichol
$ 1,430.00 MXN
Dogs have been at the side of humanity for millennia, and this ceramic sculpture is a testament to their legacy of service. This piece shows off vibrant traditional Huichol images such as the peyote flower, viewed as sacred for its entheogenic properties, and fire, a gift directly from Tatewali to light the development of Huichol civilization. Every statue in the Tierra Huichol store is entirely unique, and so your item may differ slightly from the item pictured. Materials: Ceramic, Beeswax & Glass Beads (Chaquira) Size Dimensions: 15cm x 17cm x 11cm
Dogs have been at the side of humanity for millennia, and this ceramic sculpture is a testament to their legacy...
Galloping Horse - Tierra Huichol
$ 2,230.00 MXN
As the main method of long-distance transport for the indigenous Wixáritari people, the horse is greatly respected in their traditions. Horses were used to facilitate the trade of goods and medicine as well as in battle as these indigenous peoples fought to defend their homeland from invasion. These paper maché sculptures are decorated with colorful beads showcasing traditional shaman-inspired imagery. Each piece in the Tierra Huichol store is totally unique and may differ slightly from the item pictured. Materials: Paper Maché, Beeswax & Glass Beads (Chaquira) Size Dimensions: 33cm x 12cm x 26cm
As the main method of long-distance transport for the indigenous Wixáritari people, the horse is greatly respected in their traditions....
Jaguar Head - Tierra Huichol
$ 1,920.00 MXN
This piece made of ceramic represents a jaguar head which is covered with beeswax where the glass beads (chaquira) that together create forms of the symbols of the Huichol culture. The messages hidden in the art of each piece are the result of the inspiration that the Wixárikas make to the spiritual world. Your message is transmitted through a series of symbols. Materials: Ceramic, Beeswax & Glass Beads (Chaquira) Size Dimensions: 19cm x 15cm x 13cm
This piece made of ceramic represents a jaguar head which is covered with beeswax where the glass beads (chaquira) that...
Huichol German Shepard - Tierra Huichol
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The German Shepard is one of the many breeds of dog created by humans for a specific practical purpose, and their role in shaping our society is celebrated by this colorful hand-carved sculpture. Included in the imagery of the piece are the healing wands used by Huichol medicine men to ward off sickness as well as the sacred peyote flower that drove shamanic visions and storytelling. Each piece in the Tierra Huichol shop is one of a kind, and your product may differ slightly in design. Materials: Ceramic, Beeswax & Glass Beads (Chaquira) Size Dimensions: 16cm x 13cm x 21cm
The German Shepard is one of the many breeds of dog created by humans for a specific practical purpose, and...
Roaring Jaguar - Tierra Huichol
$ 1,920.00 MXN
As the only commonly encountered big cat in the regions inhabited by pre-Hispanic peoples, The jaguar (Mayetse 🐆) has a rich legacy in Wixáritari culture. Its fierce nature gives it its’ characteristic spirit in Huichol culture, as warriors would draw inspiration from the jaguar during intense battles to defend their native lands. Mayetse 🐆 are the messengers of the Huichol god of fire (Tatewari 🔥)--the patron of all shamans, spirit guides and ambassadors to the gods, called Marakame. The Marakame are considered para-normal in their powers and are an integral link between the Huichol and their deities. Mayetze 🐆 are guardians of the sacred initiation vows of the Marakame, with the sole power to devour the spirits of those who fail. Each piece in the Tierra Huichol store is totally unique and may differ slightly from the item pictured. Materials: Paper Maché, Beeswax & Glass Beads (Chaquira) Size Dimensions: 13cm x 29cm x 14cm Click on the name of...
As the only commonly encountered big cat in the regions inhabited by pre-Hispanic peoples, The jaguar (Mayetse 🐆) has a rich legacy...
Baby Elephant - Tierra Huichol
$ 1,050.00 MXN
The elephant represents wisdom and power, combining the largest size of any land-based species with great intelligence as well as a life span that can reach 80 years. This handcrafted ceramic has been carefully crafted with individual glass beads and showcase traditional Huichol iconography such as Father Sun, ruler of the heavens. Every piece in the Tierra Huichol store is unique, and your product will differ slightly from the item pictured. Materials: Ceramic, Beeswax & Glass Beads (Chaquira) Size Dimensions: 18cm x 18cm x 15cm
The elephant represents wisdom and power, combining the largest size of any land-based species with great intelligence as well as...
Huichol Gecko - Tierra Huichol
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Vibrantly colored Huichol pieces are made by painstakingly placing small decorative beads onto a ceramic figure using beeswax. This piece depicts the gecko, viewed for hundreds of years by the Wixáritari people as the protector of the peyote-producing lands of Central Mexico. Through peyote, Huichol shamans pass visions and traditions through the ages using sacred symbols. Each piece in the Tierra Huichol store is totally unique and may differ slightly from the item pictured. Materials: Ceramic, Beeswax & Glass Beads (Chaquira) Size Dimensions: 34cm x 21cm x 7cm
Vibrantly colored Huichol pieces are made by painstakingly placing small decorative beads onto a ceramic figure using beeswax. This piece...
Crouching Jaguar
$ 4,120.00 MXN
As the only commonly encountered big cat in the regions inhabited by pre-Hispanic peoples, The jaguar has a rich legacy in Huichol culture. Its fierce nature gives it its’ characteristic spirit in Wixáritari culture, as warriors would draw inspiration from the jaguar during intense battles to defend their native lands. Each piece in the Tierra Huichol store is totally unique and may differ slightly from the item pictured. Materials: Epoxy, Beeswax & Glass Beads (Chaquira) Size Dimensions: 46cm x 13cm x 16cm Click on the name of the style to go over each one
As the only commonly encountered big cat in the regions inhabited by pre-Hispanic peoples, The jaguar has a rich legacy...
Moose
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In several cultures native to North America, the uapití is considered a spiritual force. In traditional medicine, their antlers and their "velvet" cover are used as a remedy for some diseases.The deer is an indispensable element. Therefore, the deer party, maxakwaixa, is a slightly simpler ceremony than the bull party, mawarixa. In the first one, the sacrifice of a beef is not required, but in the second one, the presence of meat from a previously hunted deer is necessary. Dimensions of the piece: 24cm x 26 cm x 12 cm 
In several cultures native to North America, the uapití is considered a spiritual force. In traditional medicine, their antlers and...
Cat
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The house cat has a long history with humanity, collaborating with mankind thousands of years ago and serving as an important ally ever since. This piece features traditional shamanic imagery including the all-seeing “God’s Eye” that provides protection for the wearer along with floral patterns that reflect the healing plants used by medicine men in Huichol practices. Each piece in the Tierra Huichol shop is unique, and your item will differ slightly in design. Materials: Ceramic, Beeswax & Glass Beads (Chaquira) Size Dimensions: 43 cm x 21 cm x 11 cm
The house cat has a long history with humanity, collaborating with mankind thousands of years ago and serving as an...
Cachalot
$ 3,150.00 MXN
The largest serrated predator and owns the largest and heaviest brain of all living beings. It is found in all the world's oceans except for the northern Arctic Ocean. To tell the truth, the most common is to find it in warm and tropical climate waters than in the areas near the poles. The Huichol community surprised by its large size also decides to decorate pieces with symbols and colors of their culture, thinking that they are beings that have lived for centuries and are an important part of the eco-system. The dimension of the piece: 33 cm x 16 cm x 17 cm.   Click on the name of the style to go over each one
The largest serrated predator and owns the largest and heaviest brain of all living beings. It is found in all...
3D Cow / Vaca - Tierra Huichol
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The adornment of a cow with intricate beadwork is a practice that has endured in Huichol culture for centuries. This handcrafted piece takes a look at life through the cultural perspective of this Mesoamerican people, showcasing healing flowers used by medicine men to promote good health as well as the wolf head that often delivered messages from the gods in shamanic rituals. Every piece in the Tierra Huichol store is totally unique, and your item may differ slightly from the item pictured. Size: 39 cm x 19 cm x 32 cm Materials: Paper mache, beeswax and glass beads ( chaquira )
The adornment of a cow with intricate beadwork is a practice that has endured in Huichol culture for centuries. This...
Resting Deer - Tierra Huichol
$ 4,590.00 MXN
Regal in appearance and possessed with the legendary fleetness of foot, the deer is viewed with the highest regard in Wixárika (Huichol) culture. Legend has it that it was a blue deer spirit, Kauyumari, that took the wixaritari pilgrims to the sacred land of Wirikuta, where they first found the peyote. This guardian spirit is rendered in a hand-carved paper mache sculpture adorned with intricate bead detailing including the Father Sun, ruler of the heavens and bringer of light to our world. Each piece from the Tierra Huichol shop is totally unique, and your item may differ slightly in color or design from the product pictured. Materials: Paper Maché, Beeswax & Glass Beads (Chaquira) Size Dimensions: 26cm x 13cm x 32cm Receive a certificate signed by the Wixarika Artist.  
Regal in appearance and possessed with the legendary fleetness of foot, the deer is viewed with the highest regard in...
Elephant Head (Mounted) - Tierra Huichol
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The elephant represents wisdom and power, combining the largest size of any land-based species with great intelligence as well as a life span that can reach 80 years. This handcrafted paper mache carving has been carefully crafted with individual glass beads and showcase traditional Huichol iconography such as Father Sun, ruler of the heavens. Every piece in the Tierra Huichol store is unique, and your product will differ slightly from the item pictured.   Materials: Epoxy, Beeswax & Glass Beads (Chaquira) Size Dimensions: 19cm x 20cm x 10cm
The elephant represents wisdom and power, combining the largest size of any land-based species with great intelligence as well as...
London Bulldog
$ 1,750.00 MXN
Dogs have been at the side of humanity for millennia, and this ceramic sculpture is a testament to their legacy of service. This piece shows off vibrant traditional Huichol images such as the peyote flower, viewed as sacred for its entheogenic properties, and fire, a gift directly from Tatewali to light the development of Huichol civilization. Every statue in the Tierra Huichol store is entirely unique, and so your item may differ slightly from the item pictured.   Materials: Paper Maché, Beeswax & Glass Beads (Chaquira) Size: 23 cm x 16 cm x 12 cm
Dogs have been at the side of humanity for millennia, and this ceramic sculpture is a testament to their legacy...
Eagle Devouring Serpent
$ 4,590.00 MXN
In pre-Hispanic mythology, it was said that the Aztecs received a message from the God of the Sun and War, Huitzilopochtli (blue hummingbird) to leave Aztlan, the place where they lived until then because it was necessary to find new land. In that place, they would find riches and they would gain power over other peoples. Huitzilopochtli sentenced that that promised land would be where an eagle was found on top of a cactus, devouring a snake. The Huichol goddess, Mother Eagle, Mother of the Sky and Queen of the Heavens, is embodied by the eagle, or Wealika. Wixarika Artisans beaded and decorate a handmade paper mache sculpture to symbolize that historic moment. Materials: Paper Maché, Beeswax & Glass Beads (Chaquira) Size: 20cm x 40cm x 36cm  Click on the name of style to go over each one
In pre-Hispanic mythology, it was said that the Aztecs received a message from the God of the Sun and War,...
Big Dachshund - Tierra Huichol
$ 4,590.00 MXN
This adorable sculpture is handmade in Mexico using techniques perfected over centuries of practice. Every bead is individually attached to a hand made paper mache sculpture and features an array of traditional imagery including the sacred deer, held up in Huichol culture as among the most divine of all Earth’s creatures. Every piece in the Tierra Huichol store is unique, and your product will differ slightly from the item pictured. Materials: Paper Maché, Beeswax & Glass Beads (Chaquira) Size 32 cm x 18 cm 20 cm Click on the name of the style to go over each one
This adorable sculpture is handmade in Mexico using techniques perfected over centuries of practice. Every bead is individually attached to...
Ceramic Skull
$ 1,510.00 MXN
The skull maintains a deep significance in Huichol and other Mesoamerican cultures, giving cause to reflect on the nature of mortality and respectful celebration of a life well-lived. This Ceramic skull has been painstakingly bedecked with glass beads to create rich visuals such as the scorpion, regarded in Huichol lore as a protector from misfortune and equally revered and dreaded for its deadly nature. Each piece in the Tierra Huichol store is totally unique, and your product may differ slightly from the item pictured. Materials: Ceramic, Beeswax & Glass Beads (Chaquira) Size Dimensions: 20cm x 14cm x 14cm Click on the name of designs to go over each one
The skull maintains a deep significance in Huichol and other Mesoamerican cultures, giving cause to reflect on the nature of...
Sitting Cheetah
$ 4,120.00 MXN
Add a new dimension to the decor of your space with this ceramic statue that depicts this magnificent jungle cat in a pensive seated pose. This piece shows off highly intricate glass bead renderings of Huichol imagery such as the healing wand used by medicine men to ward off sickness as well as the meandering Path of Life that draws a connection between earthbound creatures and the divine. Each sculpture in the Tierra Huichol store is unique, and your product may differ slightly from the item pictured. Materials: Ceramic, Beeswax & Glass Beads (Chaquira) Size Dimensions: 23cm x 12cm x 39cm
Add a new dimension to the decor of your space with this ceramic statue that depicts this magnificent jungle cat...