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Called illas or canopas in Quechua, and mullas in Aymara, small figurative charms like these were used to ensure fertility, love, and other of life's benefits. Those which are made for the purpose of increasing the fecundity and health of flocks of herd animals are also sometimes called chacras, that word meaning field or pasture, and the charms being activated by burial in a field or pasture.