A beautiful heart shape, lovingly carved, from the wood of the intriguing Palo Santo. Also know as the Holy Stick tree, which represents both the life-force creating Mother and cycle of dissolution. Use these hearts on your personal altar or other space to represent these archetypes and enjoy the gentle fragrance which emanates from them.
Delicately hand-carved, alabaster-like stone set of seven sacred chumpi stones, used as ceremonial healing stones. Each stone measures approximately 1.5 - 2.5 inches and features a delightful variety of Peruvian motifs carved into their surface. Each set comes with unique handmade despacho cloth, watana tie and a small rattle. Handmade in Peru.
These three totem animals, the condor, jaguar and serpent, represent each of the three realms of the Inca cosmology, the area above the ground; the ground, and the area beneath the ground. Also known as the Upper World, the Middle World, and the Lower World. 7.5" tall. Artfully hand carved in Peru.
Very special chumpi stone set made from what the Peruvians call Meteorite or Hiwaya stone. Energized and powerful! This unique set consists of seven stones and comes with a beaded tie (watana) and a vintage ceremonial woven cloth. The cloths are unique, so yours may vary slightly from photo. Each stone measures approximately 2.5 x 2.5 inches.
The chakana, or Inca Cross, is a powerful symbol of the Andes' ancient cultures and is considered the most complete sacred geometrical design for the Incas. This chakana cross symbol is often seen at ancient sites and sacred centers thoughout the Andes of Peru and Bolivia. This piece is made from "Machu Picchu stone" - similar to serpentine. Hand carved in Peru.
Masterly hand carved stone piece of Twelve Mountain peaks embodying the energy of the Apus (mountain spirits) and the Andean cosmology and symbology by Cusco shamanic artists Abelardo and Luz Marina. Each peak is identified on the piece. A three leaf symbol of the kintu, the coca leaves used often in ceremony, is carved onto the bottom of the arte. Comes with it own wool bag, color may vary. Crafted in Peru.
This hand carved condor is one of the sacred animal totems of the Incas. Perched with wings open, this bird is ready to soar, taking your messages and prayers to the gods of the Upper Realm. Perfect as an arte for your mesa. Handmade in Peru.
Masterfully hand carved from a single piece of alabaster-like stone that is split to create two inter-nested pieces. This set embodies duality: sun and moon, day and night, masculine and feminine energies of Andean Cosmology. Peru.
Note: Comes with all natural hand woven brown striped bag.
Carved stone, amaru arte, the Sacred Serpent, Sachamama, beautifully hand-carved by Peruvian artists Abelardo and Luz Marina. Perfect for calling in amaru's south grounding energy to your mesa, altar or other sacred space. Comes in a colorful handwoven pouch. Crafted in Peru.
Masterfully carved from a very dense, rich black stone, this otorongo's or jaguar's surface is honed Andean Onyx to a velvety smooth finish featuring circular and spiral markings. Due to the handmade character of the piece, your jaguar may vary slightly from the carving depicted. Hand carved in Peru.
Intricately hand carved from alabaster-like stone, this circular tile features the revered Incan animal totem Kuntur, the Condor. Kuntur is encircled by a ring of the 12 sacred apus, or mountains, and glides in bas relief over other Andean symbols. Expertly carved by shamanic artists, Abelardo and Luz Marina in Peru.
Rich in Andean iconography, this crescent carving bears traditional Incan depiction of Jaguar and symbols of the natural world, such as wind and sun. Created by shamanic artists Abelardo and Luz Marina in the Sacred Valley of Peru.
Our intricately detailed, hand carved, alabaster-like stone tile features the revered Incan animal totem Amaru, the serpent. Amaru rests coiled in bas relief on a background of other Andean symbols. Expertly carved by shamanic artists, Abelardo and Luz Marina. Keep Amaru in the south on your mesa or altar. Peruvian made.
Due to the handmade style of carving, please allow for minor variations in size, color and symbols.
Chocked full of iconographic representations of Andean cosmology, this beautifully hand carved stone crescent shaped tile was created by shamanic artists Abelardo & Luz Marina. Hand made, so your piece may vary slightly from photo in type and placement of designs.