This beaded bracelet was made by a Huichol artisan in Mexico. Each bracelet shows symbols sacred to the Huichol, and carries the energy of that symbol. When clasped, it measures 7.50 inches long and is .75 inches wide.
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.
THE SIGNIFICANCE OF COLORS:
RED – The East, fire, masculinity.
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.