Huichol Turtle White Deer Statue

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Huichol Turtle Statue

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This turtle statue was made by a Huichol artisan in Mexico.This statue measures about 4.0 inches by 3.0 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.

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.

https://www.thehuicholcenter.org/ethnographic-archiving.html

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$20 – $50

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Huichol

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