$5.99 Shipping

on US order over $75*

Shopping Cart - $0.00

You have no items in your shopping cart.

Return to Previous Page

Peruvian Gourd Rattle - Hummingbird / Eagle-Serpent

SKU: mm0099

Product Dimensions: 11 L x 3.5 W inches

Availability: In stock

Quick Overview:

This amazing ceremonial rattle is hand crafted using gourds from the Peruvian Amazon. This rattle features two images: that of Q'ente (Hummingbird) hovering before a flower, ready to pollinate and an image of both Anca (Eagle) and Amaru (Serpent) on the reverse side. Embellished with colorful cotton thread windings and the molted feathers of Amazon birds. A unique work of art with its own percussive sound.  Made in Peru.

Detailed Information:
  • Fair Trade
  • Hand Made
  • Supports Indigenous Cultures


Rattles are used extensively in contemporary Shamanism...as noise-makers.... a rattle is easily held in the hand, and can be used easily while dancing, chanting and invoking power, while moving about or sitting down. ... drums are the Shaman's noise makers par excellence, but rattles are light, can be used in situations when noise is needed but shouldn’t perhaps be shared too widely, and are tough and robust.

Shamans use sound to enter trance states for healing and accessing the Otherworlds, and for causing shifts and changes in their own and other peoples' energy fields. Sound has powerful effects on the body, the brain and the mind, and the sounds made by rattles are said by native peoples around the world to attract the attention of helpful Spirits. The sound from a rattle is perfect for all these needs, and has the benefit of not travelling too far- it won’t disturb your neighbours at home, or bring unwanted attention outdoors.

Rattles are also used for cleansing energy fields...and are used for this purpose at the beginning of ceremonies and rituals to ensure there is no negativity in that place... Rattles have another quality. which is that their form lends itself well to decoration - carving or beadwork on the handle, artwork on the ムheadメ of the rattle...they can be adorned with totem signs and symbols, and this will all help to keep these connections at the forefront of your consciousness when you are using your rattle.

From: http://www.galdraheim.kirion.net/

Additional Information

Custom Stock Status No
Product Origin:
Peruvian Gourd Rattle - Hummingbird / Eagle-Serpent 5.0 3 Reviews.