Jamo Ambuarā

All United

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Description

Jamo Ambuarā, means all united. This symbol represents the unity of the Emberā-Chamí as a people and the unity of indigenous communities in general. Indigenous peoples have had to fight for the protection of their lands and rights. They know that together they are stronger than separated. This piece pays homage to indigenous strength and resilience. 

The colors have specific meanings to the Emberá-Chamí. White/silver, chïtör, symbolises peace, light and purity. Black, chipār, symbolises wisdom and protection. Blue, pacuarā, symbolises the skies, water and space.

Additional information

Colombia
Origin: Pereira, Colombia
Artisan

Jhon Nacavera

Material

925 Sterling silver, Miyuki Delica glass beads

Measures

L: 10cm, W: 4cm

Origin

Emberá-Chamí Community, Pereira, Colombia

Technique

Hand-woven

Weaving Time

6 hours

Note This is a hand-made product. Variations in size and small imperfections can be present in the product. Earrings are hygiene products and as such, cannot be returned.