Life Fortune and SuccessBeadwork mask
"I hope that you enjoy my works as much as I enjoy making them. I hope that through them you will get a better understanding of the magic and meaning of the Huichol culture."
The artistry of the Cosio Carrillo family has been featured in periodicals ranging from Business Week to The New York Times.
"Hello! I'm Higinio Hernández Carillo, and I was born in the Jalisco mountains. I have followed my family tradition of making beaded artwork, but I like using bright colors in my designs. My works are different from the traditional beadwork from my homeland, and I use contrasting colors on spherical and oval-shaped figures.
"I make my masks over papier-mâché figures and my wife and I place the beads one-by-one on an adhesive coating of beeswax. The designs are completely improvised and are inspired by our reflections and feelings at the moment that we’re making the pieces.
"I'd spent several months trying to sell my works in local markets, but I finally found with Novica a way to get the world to know my pieces. I hope that you enjoy my works as much as I enjoy making them. I hope that through them you will get a better understanding of the magic and meaning of the Huichol culture."
The figures receive a coat of beeswax; it serves as an adhesive upon which Higinio Hernandez Carrillo patiently applies strands of yarn or tiny chaquira beads, using a needle to place each one with precision.
Do not expose these pieces to direct heat or light, as it could soften the wax adhesive and thus loosen the yarn or beads.
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I ordered some beaded egg-shape ornaments. They are beautiful! I truly appreciate the hand-beaded work since I've done a little bead work myself. I gave most of them away as Christmas gifts to family and friends and they love them!
Thank you so much for the lovley eggs. They far exceeded my expectations.
Each and every day Mr. Carillo's Moon's Healing Mask delights me.
I couldn't be more happy with my mask! Just superb! My words cannot do it justice. Thank you. I would like to purchase the ""Child Mask"" also. I hope he and his wife will make more... Magic!!!
Wow! My ""MARRA RRURABE"" mask is so healing! I noticed the difference in my home the first day as I held it in my hands. This work is so spiritual and I treasure it. It even arrived with a spirit!!! Thank you, forever!
I have 3 of Mr. Carillo's masks ( and looking forward to having more). They grace my living room where I can look at them frequently.They are absolutely beautiful. Mr. Carillo has a real eye for design.
I purchased the Warra II mask. Mr. Carrillo's workmanship and design are exellent. It makes a striking and uplifting addition to my collection. In comparison to other huichol works I have seen Mr. Carrilo's quality is far beyond the rest. Pick one up, you will be very pleased.
I just received a Huichol beaded mask by Higinio Hernabdez Carrillo, It is an absoutely beautiful piece of craftsmanship. Novica has made it possible for these wonderful artists to showcase their work and I plan to add to my collection. Thank you Higinio, I truely feel the spirit in which you create.
The skill, the craftsmanship and the glorious color of his work are a true joy. I will certainly be adding more to my collection! And as gifts for friends and family. ck
Ordered a cross for a friend of mine. The work was outstanding, the attention to detail was amazing. My friend was delighted and I plan to purchase some of this artist's work for myself.
I am in love with the earrings made by Mr. Higinio Hernandez Carrillo! I was very saddened to learn recently however that land sacred to his people Wirikuta is being threated and was wondering what I could do to help this gifted artist and his beautiful people.
Dear Higinio Thank you for the ( MESSENGER ) it is a work of art. It bring sunshine to the room it hangs in. Wish you and your family all the best in the new year.
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