Fringe Necklace Silver, Gold & Black

“The Parrot’s Tail”

199

Selected Features

  • Hand-made
  • 925 Sterling silver
  • Miyuki Rocailles glass bead
  • 40 hours of work

Description

This fantastic fringe necklace is called Mista Drūu, which translates to “The Parrot’s Tail”, a tribute to the diverse fauna found in the areaThe 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 top row represents the Andes, the tribe’s ancestral territory. The diamonds represent Torduā, the leaf of life and the fringes represent Kué, the rain.

Colors have specific meanings in Emberā-Chamí culture. Black, chipār, represents feminine wisdom and spiritual protection. Gold, chikuārā, represents light, happiness and abundance.

Additional information

Colombia
Origin: Pereira, Colombia
Artisan

Jhon Nacavera

Material

925 Sterling silver, Miyuki Rocailles 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.