These colorful and fun coconut figures offer whimsical depictions of indigenous Mexican culture! Each figure begins with a mask made from an emptied coconut shell and other dried plants. Then a cotton body is added and painted in the same high-quality, gloss paint as the head. A hole to hang the figure is on the back. Also available as a separate mask, below.
HCX Travel: Halloween Around The World
Carved pumpkins, apple bobbing, Jack-o-lanterns and witches hats: Halloween is among us. However, despite the growing Western influence and heavy commercialization of this holiday, different cultures still have their own traditions and ways of celebrating All Hallows’ Eve, devoted to remembering the dead. HCX investigates some of the remaining similar festivals around the world. ‘Yue Lan’, Festival of the Hungry Ghosts