Ceremonial Shawl

595 kr

Ceremonial shawl handmade by quechua women from communities outside of Cusco. The symbols and colors represent different forces from nature and cosmos and the designs origins hundreds of years back, from before the time of the Incas. These shawls are used for protection and blessing during ceremonies and in daily life. Made in 100% alpaca wool that comes from animals who grace freely along the mountainsides, then the wool is carefully dyed with plants and minerals. Ca 150 cm long