Artisans and Art

  • Symbolism in Huichol Art

    Huichol art, also known as Wixárika, is a form of indigenous art from Mexico that incorporates spiritual and religious symbolism. The Huichol people are one of the few pre-Columbian cultures that have preserved their traditions and beliefs for centuries. Each symbol in their art has a specific meaning and representations of their deities, stories, and myths.


    Huichol art is very distinctive and has gained international recognition. They use traditional techniques to create intricate beads and embroideries that represent their visions and spiritual beliefs. Each piece of Huichol art is unique and has a deep spiritual significance.