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Beaded Skulls Burst with Color


For Halloween, what could be more festive than a dressed up skull? The company Our Exquisite Corpse, run by Catherine Martin, has released sixteen life-like skulls adorned with colorful beads. The Huichol people of the Sierra Madre mountains in Western Mexico, who collaborated with Martin on this project, handcrafted each figure, drawing inspiration from their religious beliefs. Each piece exhibits symbolic patterns to represent their Sun God, ancestor spirits and the four principle deities – Deer, Corn, Peyote, and the Eagle. The limited edition items are sold exclusively at LN-CC.













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Pinar

Pinar Noorata is the Managing Editor at My Modern Met. She is a writer, editor, and content creator based in Brooklyn, NY. She earned her BA in Film and Media Studies from CUNY Hunter College and is an alumni of the Center for Arts Education’s Career Development Program in NYC. She has worked at NBC Universal, Penguin Books, and the Tribeca Film Festival as well as many other independent media companies. When she isn’t writing, editing, or creating videos herself, Pinar enjoys watching movies—anything from foreign art house films to mainstream blockbusters.
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