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This rustic cross is made from the sacred wood of the Chonta palm tree or Chonta Duro. Shamans have been known to use the sharp long spikes found on chonta tree trunks as "darts" to take out evil spirits which casue illness. The staffs carried by some Shamans are also made of chonta wood. This cross makes a great piece for your altar or sacred space. Select your choice from available sizes. Handmade in Peru.
This mayoral staff is hand-made of chonta wood and embellished with chains and bands of alpaca silver. Staffs such as these are traditionally given to the mayor as a symbol of his position. Often used by northern coastal curanderos as an arte on their mesas and used in their healing practice. Peru.
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Heart shape lovingly carved from the wood of the intriguing Palo Santo, or Holy Stick, tree which represents both the life-force creating Mother and cycle of dissolution. Use these hearts on your personal altar or other space to represent these archetypes and enjoy the gentle fragrance which emanates from the heart. Choose from three sizes: 2, 2.5 or 3 inches.
The shamans and curanderos of the Peruvian northern coast use staffs like this one, carved from the wood of a chonta palm, as implements used in connection with their healing mesas. Arranged in an upright row at the head of this ceremonial altar along with swords or long knives, these staffs hold the energy of each of the shaman’s many helpful, healing saints and spirits. These staffs are also typically used as a part of the shamanic all-night San Pedro ceremony. Insert yours directly into the earth or in a container of sand at the top edge of your mesa. Because of the handmade nature, your staff may vary slightly from the image. Hand carved in Peru.
Hand Carved Palo Santo wood statues of St. Anthony. St. Anthony is popular in Peruivan culture and he is the Patron Saint associated with the return of lost articles and missing persons. St. Anthony statuettes are also carried for the return of a lost lover. Peru.
Our small jewelry box is hand made of wood and can be used for storing jewelry & smaller accessories or supplies. Hinged lid is inset with a brass walking elephant, trunk upright for good luck. If you are looking for a special gift or a beautiful way to organize your jewelry or smaller artes, this is perfect for you. The box is made by artisans from Nepal.