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Xoloitzcuintle are an endemic breed of mexico, its meaning in the aztec language: xólotl, god of the sunset and death, and itzcuintli dog. It was considered a spiritual guide that protected the souls of the deceased who traveled to the mictlan (underworld).They were believed to possess protective and healing qualities, supernatural powers were attributed to them and they were used in religious rituals and ceremonies, it was believed that they were capable of warding off evil spirits and diseases. Our xolos are a tribute to the alebrijes as well as we have the one that represents a catrin

High: 24 cm ( 9.44 in) Length: 08 cm (3.14 in) Width: 14 cm (5.51 in)

Creator: Xharik
Country: Mexico
Community: Wixarika
Technique: Wixarika
Material: Paper mache sculpture with czech crystal and beeswax

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Meaningful Shopping: At getting this piece you can be sure not only that you are getting a one a kind beautiful piece but also you are making an impact in the artisan and his family by helping them to make a living and to preserve their techniques that have been in their families for generations.

Sustainable: This piece was made all-natural and is eco-friendly, nothing is automatical everything is made by hand, the artisan uses only natural materials, things from the same land and organic pigments to create the pieces.

Fairtrade: The artisans that made this piece were well paid. We highly value their work and treat it with respect and admiration.

Handmade: This piece is unique, 100% handmade.

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