These Worry Dolls, or Trouble Dolls, are very small and colorful. Before going to sleep, tell your worries to your worry dolls and then place them under your pillow. According to folklore, the dolls will worry in your place, thereby permitting you to sleep peacefully. You will awaken without worries, which the dolls have transformed during the night. Some parents remove the dolls during the night, reinforcing their child's belief that the worry is gone. 5 - 3/4" dolls & pouch. Handmade in Guatemala. CAUTION: Not suitable for children under 3 years old. CHOKING HAZARD.
Six three-quarter inch tall boy and girl worry dolls come in their own paint decorated, delicate balsa wood box with lid. Individual dolls are made from thread and cloth windings around wire. Box measures 2 W x 1 H x 1 D inches. Average doll height is 3/4 inch although slight variation possible. Each box includes a small paper printed with the worry doll legend. Made in Guatemala. Your purchase supports a Guatemalan based foundation which provides women's weaving groups and small family businesses with regular income opportunities and social programs in health, education and artistry skill building. CAUTION: Not suitable for children under 3 years old. CHOKING HAZARD.
These Worry dolls, or trouble dolls as they are sometimes called, are two inch colorful figures traditionally hand made in Guatemala. Give your worries away by expressing them to a doll and place it under your pillow before going to sleep. It is said the little dolls will take away your troubles during the night and you will wake up worry free. Girl dolls have a band around their headscarves and wear skirts while boy dolls have no headband and wear pants. Made from thread and cloth windings around wire. Choose from Boy or Girl Doll styles. Sold in sets of 12. Handmade in Guatemala.
East meets West! The fragrance of Palo Santo wood from South America has now been strung into prayer beads commonly used by Hindus, Buddhists, and some Sikhs for the spiritual practice known in Sanskrit as Japa. The Guru bead is also made from Palo Santo wood. Knotting between beads for ease of moving fingers around the beads when saying prayers.
This Mala is 41" in length not including the yarn tassel. 108 beads. 7/8 mm.
Ekeko is the "God of Abundance and Wealth". These hand made clay dolls are wearing little knit hats, carrying items that represent abundance and are intended to bring their keeper's good fortune. Their hats and clothes vary in color so yours may vary from the photo. Made by a master Ekeko doll maker!
This Lotus Seed Bracelet with one individual turquoise accent stone is handmade by the local people of Kathmandu Valley Nepal. Made from genuine lotus seeds, and featuring a gold tassel, each bead measures 8 mm in diameter. Seeds are strung on an elastic string and the wrist mala is adjustable to fit all. This bracelet has 21 lotus seed beads and is 100% handmade.
Beautiful wrist mala made from 8 mm semi-precious lapis beads. These mala bracelets measure approximately 9 inches around with an adjustable cord allowing for variation in wrist size. Strung on a band with some stretch to fit most size wrists comfortably. Made in Nepal.
Beautiful Tibetan wrist mala made from Sandalwood (Santalum album) beads, which are very fragrant. Sandalwood was treasured for centuries, having a slight, but lovely, scent. Strung on a stretchy cord which allows for variation in wrist size. Embellished with a gold tassel strung from thegurubead. Handmade in Nepal.
Our male huayruro seeds come pre-drilled with a hole lengthwise through the middle for use in stringing. They can also be used in ceremony. The name huayruro comes from the seed of the huayruro plant (Ormosia sp) that grows in the Amazon rainforest. This seed is characterized by being part red and part black, visually suggesting complementary and duality. Perhaps due to this unusual natural characteristic there has been the belief among Peruvians that these seeds have the dual power to attract good fortune and ward off evil spirits. Sold in packages of 12 seeds.
This set of Prayer Beads, a Mala or Rosary, is made of Sandalwood (Santalum album), a very fragrant, fine-grained, yellow wood from Asia. Treasured for centuries, having a slight, but lovely, sandalwood scent. You may keep it in your puja altar for positive vibrations or as a garland for your deity idol. You may also wear it around your neck or coiled around your wrist.
Made with the Tibetan Buddhist's traditional number of beads: 108. Includes a guru bead, called the three-hole bead or tower bead. Embellished with a gold tassel strung from a guru bead. Handmade in Nepal.
This faux rosewood Japa mala or prayer beads, is a protective wood and believed to shield one from negative energy. It is also known for healing, improving circulation and aids in manifesting what you desire, dream, and need to heal. Our full sized prayer bead mala necklace is handcrafted with 7-8mm beads. Strung on a woven, reinforced cord, accented with turquoise spacers.
Due to artisans design, silver spacers may not always be present. Measures 29 in length. Made in Nepal.
These carved bone skull beads are reminiscent of the necklace of skulls that the Goddess Kali wears symbolizing liberation, knowledge, and wisdom. Traditional 108-bead Japa mala, or prayer beads, complete with a guru bead.
Bead size varies, but approx 6 mm. 53" in length. Made in Nepal.
This charming set of six two-inch tall girl worry dolls come in their own colorful cotton fabric pouch with ribbon drawstring. Individual dolls wear traditional colorful head scarves, blouse and skirts. Pouch measures 3 x 5 inches. Pouch colors vary. Average doll height is 2 inches although slight variation possible. Made in Guatemala of 100% cotton. Your purchase supports a Guatemalan based foundation which provides women's weaving groups and small family businesses with regular income opportunities and social programs in health, education and artistry skill building. CAUTION: Not suitable for children under 3 years old. CHOKING HAZARD.
Ojibwa legends speak to us of the dreamcatcher. It is believed that each carefully woven web will catch your dreams in the night air. The bad spirit dreams will become entangled in the web and disappear in the new day. The good spirit dreams will always find their way through the center opening and gently float down the sacred feather to bless the dreamer with peaceful dreams.
Each dreamcatcher captures the beauty of the sacred legend. Some of the materials have an authentic aged look. Feather color can slightly vary. Web contains small turquoise stone which represents life. Handmade by Kimberly Notah of the Navajo Tribe. Certificate of Authenticity included.
Male huayruro seeds can be used in ceremony. The name huayruro comes from the seed of the huayruro plant (Ormosia sp) that grows in the Amazon rainforest. This seed is characterized by being part red and part black, visually suggesting complementary and duality. Perhaps due to this unusual natural characteristic there has been the belief among Peruvians that these seeds have the dual power to attract good fortune and ward off evil spirits. Sold in packages of 12 seeds.