Huichol Large Turtle Statue


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This turtle statue was made by a Huichol artisan in Mexico.This statue measures about 6 inches by 3.5 inches.

TURTLES: Esteemed as assistants of the rain goddesses, turtles are believed to be responsible for replenishing the water of underground springs and the purity of all water sources.


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.