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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.
This staff is carved into the likeness of kuntur, the Andean condor, a raptor and the largest bird capable of flight. It is also known as the king vulture. The condor is our messenger from the Cosmos and connects the reality of the Light Beings [of the Hanaqpacha or sky, heaven] to this reality. Kuntur is capable of seeing very near and very far the perfection of creation without judgment. Kuntur flies in different dimensions, but soars in this reality.
The shamans of the Peruvian North Coast use staffs llike this one, carved from the wood of a chonta palm, as implements on their healing mesas. These staffs are arranged in an upright row at the head of this ceremonial altar along with swords or long knives. Holding the energy of each of the shaman’s many helpful, healing saints and spirits, these staffs are used as a part of the all-night San Pedro ceremony. This staff, which also includes the eight pointed sun, is hand carved in Peru. Your staff will vary slightly from the image in that it will be longer.
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.