• Product Size: 3" L x 2.25" H x 3.5" W
Abelardo & Luzmarina Mirano
Apu means Lord or Mountain spirit, the tutelary nature deity of a village or region, inhabiting the peaks of the highest mountain, typically speaking of mountains in and around the Cusco, Peru area.
Traditionally there are twelve tutelary mountain spirits of Cuzco city Peru:
Apus are generally considered male nature energies, except for a few aberrant females like Mama Simona in Cuzco, Veronica in the Sacred Valley, and Putukusi of Machu Picchu.
Abelardo and his wife Luzmarina are master shamanic artisans. They have been creating traditional sacred stone carving for many years and are well respected by shamans, teachers and practitioners both in Peru and abroad. Their art is infused with a deep understanding of Andean cosmology, ancient shamanic practices and a deep love for the apus and Pachamama. They live in Cusco, Peru with their three beautiful children Paola, Chaska and Sebastian.