Wholesale beaded Mexican Huichol necklaces. Sold to stores for retail and resale.
This item is 18 wholesale handmade Huichol necklaces. They are unique long Mexican beaded necklaces, striking ethnic beaded accessories. These handmade bohemian beaded necklaces are suitable statement jewelry for women or men, and are only available to our wholesale clients. Our traditional mexican necklaces can be shipped worldwide in 2-3 days with FedEx insured courier.
These beautifully necklaces are meticulously handmade in the coastal state of Nayarit, Mexico. The designs are artwork have been created through long, century old traditions. The necklaces are made with glass beads and each necklace is a unique design including different flower motifs, peyote or hikuri (sacred medicine of the Wixarika or Huichol indians of Mexico). This type of visionary art takes long hours weaving the beads in a special and colorful combination. All our necklaces are handmade by artisans in the Mexico Huichol community. They are used by both men and women.
The Huichol are an indigenous tribe of Mexico, originated in the state of San Luis Potosí. They have lived for at least 15,000 years according to carbon dating of the ashes from their sacred fireplaces. They currently live in northern Jalisco, part of Nayarit, Zacatecas and Durango, in isolated areas up in the mountains running through these states and have managed to preserve their very old traditions, for which they are very proud. The Huichol are one of the ethnic groups that has managed to remain pure since before the time of the Spanish conquest. They refer to themselves as Wixarika. It is not known whether the word Huichol is a variation of Wixarika.
The mountains are inhabited by the mystical culture of the Huichol community; they are strongly inspired by and mother nature which you can see clearly in their art. The most recurring symbols being; moons, suns, trees, labyrinths, spirals, mountains and cosmic oceans.
There are towns of Huichol artists who have maintained total freedom from external influence, ensuring their art is the purest reflection of the natural habitat in which they inhabit, their culture and their religion.
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