Huichol Peyote Bracelet

$25.00

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This beaded bracelet was made by a Huichol artisan in Mexico. It depicts five peyote cacti. Five is a sacred number to the Huichol and they often do ceremonies in groups of five. Peyote Cacti is a symbol for life, sustenance, health, success, good luck, and acquisition of shamanic powers, the peyote appears in practically all Huichol art and is considered a gift from the gods to the people to enlighten their lives and bring them into the mystical realm..  This bracelet measures approx. 6 inches by 2 inches.

According to www.thehuicholcenter.org,

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.

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