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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.
The silent serpent slides across his celestial starry sky, the Milky Way and glides through the river waters of earth.
This eco-friendly ceremonial hand crafted rattle is designed and executed by the artist in Peru. The etchings on the rattle's bowl features twin serpents one on each side. The handle of this sound maker is constructed of very strong chonta wood and the bowl is made from a native gourd. The rattle is trimmed on the tip of the handle with colorful molted Amazon bird feathers. Colorful cotton thread is wound both above and below the gourd bowl. Each piece is a unique work of art and instrument with its own sound. Your rattle may vary slightly from photo shown. Made in Peru.
Our wonderful ceremonial rattles are hand crafted in the Peruvian Amazon from native gourds and the durable wood of the chonta tree. This rattle features two images: a leaping dolphin and Inti, the Incan sun god on reverse. Finished with cotton thread windings and the molted feathers of Amazon birds, each rattle is a unique piece of art and fine music maker. Your rattle may vary slightly from photo shown. Peru.
Ceremonial rattle hand made in the Peruvian Amazon. Nice sounding. This rattle features two images: that of Kuntur or Condor on one side and Eagle on the reverse side. Finished with colorful cotton thread windings and the molted feathers of Amazon birds. Each rattle is a unique work of art and excellent sound maker. Due to the handmade nature, your rattle may vary slightly from photo shown. Peru.