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Fair trade, hand-carved gourd rattles are made in Central Peru. Grown in the warm central valleys of the Andes, the coastal oasis and the jungles, they are dried, skinned and sanded. Artisans carve the surface and then paint animals, including birds, flowers, llamas, turtles, coyotes, and indigenous designs. Holes in the handles can be used for stringing. Sizes and shapes vary from 8 to 9.25 in long and 2.75 - 3.5 in diameter. Price shown is per piece. Choice of color-style. Some variation in color-style may occur.
Our fair trade, hand-carved gourd maraca rattles are made in Central Peru. The gourds grow in the warm central valleys of the Andes, the coastal oasis and the jungles. After harvesting, they are dried, skinned and sanded smooth. Artisans carve freehand on the surface, creating intricate designs. Hand painted featuring a variety of different scenes, including birds, flowers, llamas and other indigenous designs. String hole in handle. Short sizes range from 4.75 - 7.5 in L with a 2 - 3 in diameter. Choice of colors. Some variation in design and size may occur. Peru.
Our wonderful ceremonial rattle is handcrafted in the Peruvian Amazon from dried gourds and chonta wood. This rattle features two images: a stylized chakana and a Shipibo icaro pattern on reverse. Trimmed with colorful cotton thread windings and the molted feathers of Amazon birds, each rattle is a unique work of art and has its own sound. Your rattle may vary slightly from the photo. Choose your bowl size from small (lemon size), medium (orange size), large (grapefruit size) or extra large. 11 inches long.
Our ceremonial hand crafted rattles are made by the artist in Peru. Each features a hand-etched subject, either a parrot in one of two sizes; owl, song bird, hummingbird, fish, insect, moon, toucan and butterfly, and is trimmed atop the chonta handle with molted Amazon bird feathers and colorful cotton thread windings. Each piece is a unique work of art and has it own sound. Price is per piece.