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.