Nopales interconnecting cultures

The nopal, also known as Prickly Pear in English or Opuntia in Latin, has always had a special meaning for me. It is one of my favorite plants and themes, as this plant originates from Mexico, my native country, where it is a plant of great importance in ancient and daily life; in architecture, gastronomy, literature, … Continue reading Nopales interconnecting cultures

Nopal leaf abstract

The Nopal leaf is an abstract sculpture, each side with a different color scheme. The two “tunas” – or prickly pears – are made out of clay, covered with crystal beads and a crystal bead flower. The flowers are Wixáritari beadwork. The natural shape of the Nopal leaf is painted in colorful, abstract forms as … Continue reading Nopal leaf abstract