Wednesday, September 12, 2012 3 12 /09 /Sep /2012 08:00

If you return from Mexico, you will not have been able to escape these beautiful pieces of art and crafts in Barro (earth, clay), colorful, hardly transportable and all the more fascinating of the coup… But in fact, is it "trees of life" or "trees of the dead"? The different opinion on the subject, and I am tempted to reply that the two co-exist in Mexico in the artistic versions all more beautiful than the other.

arbolvida

The tree of life to be recognized by the presence of cherubs or blank (often closest to the fairy of the Virgin in the sense "religious" of the term, according to me). It is the claims inspired of Judaism, representative in its ten branches: the providence, the wisdom, intelligence, the mercy, the force, the beauty, the victory of life over death, eternity, the foundation and the reign.

arbolvida1

While on the shaft of death, the "catrinas" or heads of dead are more represented. In both cases, these works of art attract the eye with their colors, and the fineness of the work performed with care, often by the meticulous indigenous. Of course, this is typical at the time of the "dia de los Muertos", you will see exposed the most beautiful trees of "death" Mexicans. Sometimes, on the Zocalo of Mexico City, some towering trees are created, representative between other the iconic characters of the Mexican Revolution, a true feast for the eyes.

arbolvida2

On the other hand, traveling friends, forget to bring one home with you, they are really too fragile and impossible to carry without note of the broken to return. It is certainly for this that I have to choose, I prefer to start in a collection of "catrinas" rather than of trees of life/death. Not mad the wasp! Or how you drag in a few lines subtle a gift idea, laughter…

DSC03653Pchiit, that is the fact that the mine, custom, but chuut should not say!

This article is sponsored by:

logo

To find other information on Mexico, don't hesitate to visit on http://mexicotoday.org/fr

By Gracianne - Published in: unusual and other - Community: The Mexico
Write a comment - See the 1 comments
Return to homepage

Presentation

Research

Calendar

September 2012
L M M J V S D
1 2
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
24 25 26 27 28 29 30
<< < > >>

Photo Album

Random Images

  • Coffee7
  • Coffee9
  • Coffee19
  • Coffee13
  • Coffee28
  • Coffee1
Create a free blog on over-blog.com - Contact - C. G. U. - Remuneration in copyright - Report abuse - Articles most commented