Pre-hispanic motifs

November 13, 2010

This is a very interesting bookmark. It’s made of sand, and shows a pre-hispanic inspired motif:

Now, I don’t think it was really made by a Mayan, or an Aztecan, because it would be a very expesive bookmark… but it really is made of sand, see the grains?

And this one shows an example of “pintaderas” which were made by indigenous people of Mexico in ancient times to decorate their bodies, clothes, and pottery:


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