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Huichol Indiana Art Seed Bead Gourd Prayer Bowl Carved

Carved and Beaded Huichol Indian Gourd Bowl

$ 89.00 $ 148.00

Intricate Huichol Indian Carved and Beaded Prayer bowl. These bowls are made from a cut gourd and decorated with tiny seed beads using a mixture of beeswax to affix the beds. Unusual but this gourd has a hand carved design on the outside of the gourd as well. Intricate Huichol Indian Carved and Beaded Prayer bowl. These bowls are made from a cut gourd and decorated with tiny seed beads using a mixture of beeswax to affix the beds. Unusual but this gourd has a hand carved design on the outside of the gourd as well. 


These bowls traditionally were used in Huichol ceremonies and held offerings such as peyote, ceremonial arrows, and "muvieris" or prayer sticks.

Size 15 seed beads (15 per inch) - Much of the Huichol bead work is with larger, size 11 beads (9 beads per inch).

SIZE
Just over 5" in diameter
2 1/4" tall

CONDITION
Excellent. There are several missing beads although this not distract from the design or value of the bowl

FREE SHIPPING TO CONTINENTAL U.S. 
This item ships 1st Class Mail.  Fully insured with tracking.
Outside the area please contact us for shipping to your location.  Please reference item number GE00565-E


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