This beaded bracelet was made by a Huichol artisan in Mexico. It depicts two scorpions facing each other with the symbol of a peyote button. The scorpion symbolizes protection and the grounding energy of the earth. It measures 7 x 2 inches.
SCORPIONS- Used by shamans to repel evil and bad luck. They are both esteemed and feared. A deadly species of scorpion inhabit Huichol land and cause numerous fatalities every year. However, the Huichols believe that the scorpion spirit is a powerful ally that protects them as well.
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.
WHITE – Cloud Spirits.
GREEN – The Earth, the Heavens, healing, the heart, grandfather, growth.