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The Three Sacred Realms in Peruvian shamanism are rendered exquisitely in this brass statue: ;the curving serpent representing the lower, inner or deep world, referred to by some as the Unhu Pacha; the jaguar representing this present world of the here and now, or the Kay Pacha; and the winged condor representing the upper, higher or superior world, the Hanaq Pacha. Place this piece on your personal sacred space or other place of honor as a tribute to these unseen worlds. Measures 3.25 L x 2 H x 2.5 W inches in this world's dimensions. Made in Peru.
These remarkable metal medallions are used with leather laces to tie your khuyas and artes into your mestana to make a totable bundle. The sacred cross shape bears the totems of the four directions: serpent, jaguar, condor and hummingbird. Comes with two color leather laces which thread into metal loops on the back of the piece. Select your color from antique black, antique brass, antique bronze, antique gold or antique silver. Handmade in the USA.
These remarkable metal pieces are used with leather laces to tie your khuyas and artes into your mestana to make a portable bundle. The sacred circle shape bears the totems of the four directions: serpent, jaguar, condor and hummingbird. Comes with two color leather laces which thread into metal loops on the back of the piece. Select your color from antique black, antique brass, antique bronze, antique gold or antique silver. Handmade in the USA.
Here is the hottest new body painting kit to hit the market! EARTH JAGUA is the simple, safe, and all-natural solution to creating hip, realistic BLACK tattoos that are temporary, without dangerous chemicals or needles!
"Jagua" (scientific name genipa americana) is an edible, orange-size, tropical fruit with a thick rind found in the Amazon. The natural dye is extracted from the unripe fruit and used for many purposes by indigenous people throughout Central and South America, especially for body adornment. Its medicinal properties are well documented, chief among them the ability to repel insects and, when taken internally, to treat bronchitis.
This kit contains the original Earth Jagua Tattoo Kit; the exciting new book by Carine Fabius, Jagua — A Journey into Body Art from the Amazon; and Land of Jagua, a fascinating 30-minute DVD that takes viewers to the heart of the Amazon.
Part of the proceeds from every sale of the Earth Jagua Body Art Set is sent to the Matsés to help pay for medicine and other necessities.
The chakana, or Inca Cross, is a powerful symbol of the Andes' ancient cultures and is considered the most complete sacred geometrical design for the Incas. This symbol is often seen at ancient sites and sacred centers though out the Andes of Peru and Bolivia. This piece is made from "Machu Picchu stone" - similar to serpentine. Hand carved in Peru.