Intensely beautiful and very seductive, Raku clay shakers, or Spirit Rattles, resonate with happiness. Akin to playing music with friends and family on the front porch, shaking one feels as natural as clapping your hands. Use these Spirit Rattles as an aid in your meditation practice, to help ground and center you and aid in clearing your space. Or just rattle for the pure joy and fun. The unpredictable color patterns created by the raku firing process makes each of these Raku Shaker Rattles truly unique and special. Gift boxed with a colorful story card that encourages mindfulness for different qualities. Select from your choice of beautiful styles below. Handmade in USA.
Our amazing ceremonial rattles are hand-crafted by artisans in the Peruvian Amazon. This rattle features two images: that of Q'ente (Hummingbird) and Kuntor (Condor) on the reverse side. Finished with colorful cotton thread windings and natural fibers.
Each rattle is a unique work of art!
Your rattle may vary slightly from the photo shown.
Due to natural materials, measurements are approximate.
Crafted in Peru this small solid brass bell has a clear sweet sound. The handle is adorned with a beautiful, hand-carved Tumi figure, adding a touch of cultural significance to the piece. The Tumi is an ancient Peruvian ceremonial knife that is believed to bring good luck and prosperity to those who carry it.
Whether you're using it as a decorative piece or as a tool for meditation and mindfulness practices, this Peruvian Brass Bell is sure to bring a touch of cultural beauty to your life. It also makes a great gift for anyone interested in South American culture or spirituality.
Our sacred ceremonial rattle is hand-crafted in the Peruvian Amazon from chonta wood and gourds. This rattle features an etched animal design on the front and the reverse sides of the bowl. Finely finished with plant fiber tufted tops. Each rattle is a unique work of art and has its own sound—your choice of animal style and size.
Length is measured excluding the tufted tops and runs 10 to 12 inches.
Small bowl has about a 5-6 inch diameter.
Medium bowl has about an 8-10 inch diameter.
Large bowl has about a 12-14 inch diameter.
Your rattle may vary slightly from the photo. Some have colorful strings while others are without. Measurements are approximate due to the natural materials. Lovingly handmade in Peru.
A wonderful rhythm keeper, our sonorous cacho bell shaker is handcrafted in Peru. The handle is made from bamboo. The bell straps come in various colors and is trimmed with wispy tassels. Sold individually
This instrument keeps ancient musical traditions alive. It was made according to traditional techniques and retains a traditional sound.
Jacaranda wood lends its extraordinary beauty to this quena flute. Crafted by hand, it is a legacy of the Inca, an indispensable instrument in today's traditional Peruvian music. Benito Tito perforates holes of different widths to ensure a sweet sound and tunes it to 440 in the key of F#. The mouthpiece is carved from cow bone and its case emulates pre-Hispanic textiles.
Each item is handmade by the artisan's partners in Peru. Due to the handmade nature, small variations in color, shape, pattern, or other characteristics may be evident. Multi-Color cases will vary. Each piece should be considered a truly unique work of art, lovingly crafted by hand.
This zampona is a thirteen note instrument made from reeds and is called the Antara. The ANTARA is a single row of reeds rather than two. It is tuned pentatonically (5 note scale). The ANTARA is easy to play and colorfully adorned with textile fabric. Archaeological studies have shown the ANTARA to be one of the oldest instruments of Andean culture. Used in traditional Andean music, these pan pipes are fun to play!
Tibetan tingshas are traditionally used for meditation, ritual ceremonies and as an elegant and powerful decorative element. This set is inscribed with the stylized gold tone OM symbol of mantra chant. Chimes are strung on a rustic leather cord which is threaded through the center of a lotus flower design.
Use to focus the mind before and after meditation, prayer, while chanting mantras or to accompany other instruments.
Chimes approximately 2.75 inches in diameter with 7 inch leather cord. Handcrafted in Nepal.
Our fair trade, hand-carved gourd rattles are made in Central Peru. The gourds are grown in the warm Central Valleys of the Andes, the coastal oasis, and in the jungles. After harvest, they are thoroughly dried, skinned, and then sanded smooth. The designs are carved on the gourd without sketching creating many intricate designs.
Our designs vary so let us pick one for you. Gourd carving is one of the oldest art forms in Peru and dates back to 2,500 BC. Sold individually.