Large Huichol Ojos de Dios. These are spiritual and votive object made by weaving a design out of yarn upon a wooden cross. The Ojo de Dios or God's eye is a ritual tool that was believed to protect those while they pray, magical object, and an ancient cultural symbol evoking the weaving motif and its spiritual associations for the Huichol and Tepehuan Indians of western Mexico. The Huichol call their God's Eyes Sikuli, which means "the power to see and understand things unknown
This listing is for the three pieces in the photo. They measure 18"x13".
These vibrant little treasures come from the Costa Chica of Oaxaca, Mexico. The Afro-Mexican roots of the people there are reflected in the craft and dress. These are cut and carved from painted gourds. This type of work is a particular specialty of the region. We have fitted these with handmade sterling silver ear wires.
These look fabulous on. Beautiful color and form and are light as a feather to wear. About 3.5 inches long Approx 6 grams.
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