Jaguar/Mayetze

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Large Jaguar Warrior Skull - Tierra Huichol
$ 6,140.00 MXN
The ferocious spirit of Mexico’s big cat inspires the Jaguar Warrior, a member of the lower classes who found a higher calling in the defense of their homeland as the elite of the military. The skull represents the mortality a warrior faces each time he steps onto the field of combat as well as a commitment to protect their people with the ultimate intensity. 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: 27cm x 22cm x 24cm
The ferocious spirit of Mexico’s big cat inspires the Jaguar Warrior, a member of the lower classes who found a...
Crouching Jaguar - Tierra Huichol
$ 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 A certificate signed by the Artist 
As the only commonly encountered big cat in the regions inhabited by pre-Hispanic peoples, The jaguar has a rich legacy...
Baby Puma - Tierra Huichol
$ 2,510.00 MXN
The puma is highly regarded in Huichol beliefs, regarded as the emissary of Tatewali, the God of Fire. Shamans view the puma as the enforcers of the divine will, ensuring each individual trusted with the task fulfills his duties or risk being consumed as punishment. This hand-carved statue depicts flowers, which are used in a variety of ceremonies as a symbol of growth and renewal. Every piece in the Tierra Huichol store is completely unique, and your item may differ slightly from the item pictured. Materials: Epoxy, Beeswax & Glass Beads (Chaquira) Size Dimensions: 20cm x 14cm x 23cm
The puma is highly regarded in Huichol beliefs, regarded as the emissary of Tatewali, the God of Fire. Shamans view...
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
As the only commonly encountered big cat in the regions inhabited by pre-Hispanic peoples, The jaguar (Mayetse 🐆) has a rich legacy...
Jaguar Warrior Skull - Tierra Huichol
$ 1,920.00 MXN
The military of Huichol nations would frequently draw upon inspiration from spirit animals when defending their homeland from invasion, and this ceramic sculpture pays tribute to these elite warrior spirits. This jaguar helmet design combines the valor of combat with an acknowledgement of mortality using hundreds of intricately placed glass beads. Each piece in the Tierra Huichol shop is unique, and your item may differ slightly in design. Materials: Epoxy, Beeswax & Glass Beads (Chaquira) Size Dimensions: 16cm x 14cm x 17cm
The military of Huichol nations would frequently draw upon inspiration from spirit animals when defending their homeland from invasion, and...
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...
Jaguar Warrior Head - Tierra Huichol
$ 1,750.00 MXN
In Huichol culture, the jaguar symbolizes the dark nature of combat--and the Aztec jaguar warrior, known as ocēlōpilli in the indigenous language of náhualt, was an exalted member of the military elite. These fierce combatants rose from humble origins, selected from the working class to defend their homeland from invasion at the front line of battle. 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: 18cm x 13cm x 19cm
In Huichol culture, the jaguar symbolizes the dark nature of combat--and the Aztec jaguar warrior, known as ocēlōpilli in the indigenous...
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
Jaguars (Mayetse) are the messengers of the Huichol god of fire (Tatewari)--the patron of all shamans, spirit guides and ambassadors to the gods,...