Huichol Peyote Necklace Assorted Colors

$35.00

Huichol Peyote Necklace Assorted Colors

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This beaded flower necklace was made by a Huichol artisan in Mexico.  It comes multiple colors (see image gallery) so please specify which one you’d like, all are equally powerful.

It measures 14.5″ at its longest and 1.25″at its widest.

Peyote Cacti

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.

Fire

Considered a very valuable gift from the gods, fire is called Tai. Tai is believed to enable the Huichol to have visions. The fire god, Tatewari, is always honored at Huichol ceremonies, and receives many offerings such as corn meal, sacred water and much of the art that they make.

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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price-ranges

$20 – $50

product-type

jewelry

tribeorigin

Huichol

theme

Peyote Cacti

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