Umadá Boró

“Crown to The Sun”

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Description

Umadá Boró honours the sun, vital for life on Earth and often revered by Ancestral Peoples around the world.The shape of the necklace alludes to the rays of the sun.

This piece represents most of the vital elements for the Emberá-Chamí. The top row, represents Nepono, the sacred flowers used by the Jaibaná during spiritual and cultural ceremonies.

Green symbolises nature, lusciousness, the fauna and flora found in ancestral territory. Blue symbolises water, fluidity and vitality. Red, symbolises the Emberá-Chamí as a race, their blood.

Additional information

Colombia
Origin: Pereira, Colombia
Artisan

Edilson Tanigama Nacavera

Material

Czech glass beads

Origin

Emberá-Chamí Community, Pereira, Colombia

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