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This single chambered hollow clay replica of a pre-Colombian Peruvian whistling vessel reflects the form of a man, likely a warrior, with a headdress of corn cobs standing on a grouping of corn cobs. Corn was one of the most commonly depicted food stuff, with some clay pieces being formed in molds created from actual ears of corn to ensure accurate impressions. Crafted in the north Trujillo district El Porvenir, Peru, it is a replica of an original ancient design. Exquisitely made, it is hard to distinguish from the original. The whistle on this piece is functional with a sweet high sound. Made in Peru.
Tibetan tingshas are traditionally used for meditation, ritual ceremonies and as an elegant and powerful decorative element. This set is called the Lotus Flower Tingsha because it is inscribed with stylistic Lotus Flower pedals. Chimes are strung on a rustic leather cord. Use to focus the mind before and after meditation, prayer, while chanting mantras or to accompany other instruments. Chimes approximately 2.5 inches in diameter with 11 inch cord. Handcrafted in Nepal.
A striking bowl with the lotus, a Tibetan symbol of purity, on the inside bottom, a perfect flower, reaching skywards from the dark and watery depths - a perfect metaphor for the Tibetan idea of enlightenment through meditation. The lotus is one of the Eight Auspicious Symbols in Buddhism. This singing bowl is an exceptional example of traditional craftsmanship and featurex this Tibetan good luck symbol. Shipped with its own wooden striker.
A beautiful brown and gold singing bowl gift set depicts Manjushri, a male bodhisattva, wielding a flaming sword in his right hand, representing the realization of transcendent wisdom and learning which cuts down ignorance and duality. The scripture scroll held in his left hand represents his attainment of ultimate realization from the blossoming of wisdom. The bowl is decorated with the double dorje symbol on the bottom and the Om Mane Padme Hum mantra on the sides.. Crafted from Brass with 3 Metal Mix. Comes complete with bowl, cushion, and wooden striker all in a lively yellow handmade lokta paper box. A perfect gift for family, friends and students. Bowl 4.5 inches in diameter and 2.25 inches high. Square cushion measures 5 inches in various colors. Wooden stick 5 inches long. Box Size is 5.25 x 5.25 x 3.5 inches. Button and string closure. Handmade in Nepal.
Tibetan tingshas are traditionally used for meditation, ritual ceremonies and as an elegant and powerful decorative element. In iconic depictions of celestial orchestras goddesses are often seen playing 'ting-sha' or hand cymbals. A quick tap of these two flower etched bells will generate a lovely chime, pleasing to all goddesses (and gods!) everywhere.
All our tingsha are hand cast with a traditional 7-metal alloy to produce a powerful harmonic resonance. Each one is strung on a dark cotton cord and comes with an informative hang tag. Each tingsha is handmade by Tibetans at the Lingtsang metal craft colony in India. (3''dia.)
Handsomely carved reproduction flute hand crafted in the Moche style. Made of llama bone, this flute has hand burnished details with decorative inlays of shell or stone for the eyes of one or both of the figures represented. This piece has a carved teeth-baring jaguar figure at one end. Sings with a sweet sound too. Due to hand made nature, your flute may vary slightly from image. Approx 10 inch long. Hand carved in Peru.
Handsomely carved reproduction flute hand crafted in the Moche style. Made of llama bone, this flute has hand carved burnished details with decorative inlay of shell or stone for the eyes of one or both of the figures represented. This piece has a flute playing shaman figures at one end. Sings with a sweet sound too. Hand carved in Peru. Due to the hand carved nature, your flute may vary slightly from the image.
A brave, fearless Moche warrior prepares for combat holding a square shield in one hand, and a porra or spear in the other. His headgear symbolizes his high caste and respectable status. Handmade with great artistry of red clay and fired to create a delicate ceramic vessel in the shape of a horn. Replica of an original ancient design. Measures 6.5 x 5 x 2 inches. Handmade in Peru.