The interest to further enhance the work of our artisans stems from the love and respect we have for our roots.
Through KUU, we intend to re-signify the perception of Wixárika art in pieces with an aesthetic, cultural and social significance.
Kuu means snake, and from that word comes “kuuka” which means “chaquira” and “offering”. The snake represents the earth, it’s origin and the ability to transcend.
Each piece is a favorite and each piece reflects a set of beliefs as deep as their cosmogony.
They walk to turn into their ancestors, to go back to the origin, to the center of the world where the Luminous Divine One was born. They walk to get to the heart of each other and they keep walking. They are the Wixaritari, which name means “guardian, swift, rain, able, sharp-eyed, respectful”; and thus have they lived since the beginning of time. Without a certain date of origin, they are believed to be one of the oldest indigenous groups of Mexico; and certainly one of the purest in language, traditions and ways of life, which forms their cosmogony known as “El Costumbre”.
The interest to further enhance the work of our artisans stems from the love and respect we have for our roots. Here begins the arduous and meticulous search for raw materials that pay fair tribute to the imagination and tradition of the Wixaritari people.
Pride and satisfaction are present every time a family benefits from this hard work.