These beaded earrings were made by a Huichol artisan in Mexico. The earrings measure about 4.0 inches long and 1.5 inches wide.
THE SIGNIFICANCE OF COLORS:
GREEN – The Earth, the Heavens, healing, the heart, grandfather, growth.
YELLOW – A special root from Wirikuta used for face paint in ceremonies.
ORANGE – “Wirikuta”, the sacred land where the Huichol believe life began and also where they gather peyote.