Huichol Eagle Statue

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This eagle statue was made by a Huichol artisan in Mexico. This statue measures about 4 inches tall by 2 inches wide.

EAGLES – Believed to be the embodiment of a goddess known as Mother Eagle, Mother of the Sky and Queen of Heavens. Huichols admire Werika, the eagle as the most magnificent among all birds.

THE SIGNIFICANCE OF COLORS

WHITE: Cloud Spirits.

RED: The East, fire, masculinity.

BLUE: The South, Pacific Ocean, water, rain, femininity.

GREEN: The Earth, the Heavens, healing, the heart, grandfather, growth.

YELLOW: A special root from Wirikuta used for face paint in ceremonies.

ORANGE: “Wirikuta”, the sacred land where the Huichol believe life began and also where they gather peyote.

https://www.thehuicholcenter.org/ethnographic-archiving.html

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$20 – $50

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