Fringe Necklace Shades of Green

“The Path to The Mountain”

299

Selected Features

  • Hand-made
  • 925 Sterling silver
  • 40 hours of work

Description

This fantastic fringe necklace is called Dakhi Mō Dé, which translates to The Path to The Mountain, a representation of the tribe’s desire to return to their territoryThe Emberā-Chamí are a very spiritual people, they believe that everything and everyone has a soul, as a result their pieces are highly symbolical.

The patterns always carry a specific meaning, they are an open window into the Emberā-Chamí, history, culture and traditions. The diamonds on this piece represent Torduā, the leaf of life. The fringes represent Kué, the rain.

Colors have specific meanings in Emberā-Chamí culture.  Green, parā, represents nature and lusciousness.

Additional information

Colombia
Origin: Pereira, Colombia
Artisan

Edilson Tanigama Candido

Material

925 Sterling silver, Czech glass bead

Origin

Emberá-Chamí Community, Pereira, Colombia

Technique

Hand-woven

Weaving Time

40 hours

Note This is a hand-made product. Variations in size and small imperfections can be present in the product.