DFC Turns Old Art Form Into Modern Chaquira Doll Heads

above left: Lady Peyote, 7.5″ tall above right: Lil’ Allsort,7.5″ tall, $8o5.00 each

A traditional Mexican art, Huichol is the craft of coating wood carved masks, animals, birds, serpents, and forms with wax, onto which tiny crystal beads (chaquira) and colored strings (estambre) are laid or woven with great precision. Read more