Today, we are highlighting the beautiful Huichol jewelry that we offer here at Cosas Bonitas Oregon. We are pleased to carry an exquisite line of Huichol jewelry; each piece is handcrafted by groups of Huichol Indians of Mexico.

All our jewelry is heirloom quality and fair trade! The Huichol jewelry is made using two needles instead of a loom. Needles require much more skill than a loom, and the subsequent work is breathtaking. Since we buy direct from the artists, we’re able to offer this gorgeous, high-quality jewelry at a fair price and can guarantee that the money goes to support these incredible artisans.

Below you’ll find a selection of Huichol earrings, necklaces and bracelets that celebrate the bright and vibrant colors of spring. The beauty of this jewelry is hard to capture in pictures, so be sure you click on each image below and you’ll be taken to our shop where you can use the use the photo expander feature to view them in more detail.

Huichol Earrings – Earrings are classic Huichol designs but constructed with very tiny size 15 seed beads. Other accent bead shapes are incorporated, making them truly unique. They are stunning in their detail, color combinations and workmanship. Earrings come in three sizes. We also carry other Huichol earrings with larger size beads.

Huichol Indian Beaded Earrings in Teal

Huichol Indian Beaded Earrings in Teal

Huichol Indian Beaded Earrings in Purple

Huichol Indian Beaded Earrings in Purple

Huichol Indian Earrings in Turquoise, Red & Pale Yellow

Huichol Indian Earrings in Turquoise, Red & Pale Yellow

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Huichol Bracelets – Bracelets are made using very unique and beautiful color combinations and a variety of patterns. They feel silky smooth on the wrist and are highly durable, due to the use of the very tiny size 15 seed beads. When selecting bracelets, the main issue is which one to pick; they are all so beautiful and unique! The ball-and-loop fastenings offer two different sizes.

Huichol Beaded Strand Bracelet in Blue and Pale Yellow

Huichol Beaded Bracelet in Blue and Pale Yellow

Wide Lavender Purple, Pink and Gold Bracelet

Wide Lavender Purple, Pink and Gold Bracelet

Wide Huichol Indian Beaded Bracelet in Blue

Wide Huichol Indian Beaded Bracelet in Blue

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Huichol Necklaces – Necklaces come in a large assortment of colors and are made using very tiny size 15 seed beads interspersed with larger faceted accent beads. The work is extremely fine and they are very comfortable to wear.

Our Huichol necklaces and bracelets never break. The ball-and-loop fastenings are always a perfect fit. Because of this high quality, we guarantee each piece of Huichol jewelry. If there are ever any problems, please contact us for a replacement.

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