Kué Black

The Rain

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Description

Kué means rain in the Embera-Chamí language, which is represented by the fringes present in the lower part of the design. The top pyramids represent öö the path and the reunion of Ancestral Peoples. An important part of the Emberā-Chamí identity is their ancestral land. Their pieces usually symbolise the love of the people for their ancestral land and traditions.

Colors are an important part of Emberā-Chamí symbolism, and each color has it own meaning. Black, chipār, represents feminine wisdom and protection. White, chïtör, represents peace, serenity and purity.

Additional information

Colombia
Origin: Pereira, Colombia
Artisan

María Siagama

Material

925 Sterling silver, Czech glass beads

Measures

L: 10 cm

Origin

Emberá-Chamí Community, Pereira, Colombia

Technique

Hand-woven

Weaving Time

5 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.