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Q'ero Andean Unkhuna Despacho Cloth

SKU: txd0028

Product Dimensions: 9.5 x 10.5 inch

Availability: In stock

Only 1 left

Quick Overview:

This simple despacho cloth is woven with fibers in colorful rainbow shades and features a traditional geometric diamond pattern in its center band. Crafted with corner and colorful yarn tassels applied to each corner and a bound edging on one side. Due to the handmade nature of the cloths, your tassel colors may vary slightly from image.  Made by the native Q'ero of Peru.

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


Despacho describes the Andean practice of making offerings to the mountains (apus), Mother Earth (Pachamama), and other spirits of nature in reciprocity, reverence, and thanksgiving. A despacho is an act of love and a reminder of the connections we share with all beings, elements, spirits, and sacred places. At the deepest level, it is an opportunity to enter into the essential unity of all things, the living energy of the universe.  Unkhunas, or despacho cloths, are used ceremonially for carrying a completed despacho offering to the sacred fire for ceremonial burning or burial and honoring mother earth. 

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