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Yawanawa Bone and Beadwork Tepi | One of kind

Yawanawa Bone and Beadwork Tepi | One of kind

Regular price $222.00 USD
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This magnificent handcrafted large bone tepi, adorned with intricate beadwork in the shape of a snake, is a testament to the artistic mastery and cultural heritage of the Yawanawa tribe. Created with utmost care and skill, it embodies the essence of their rich traditions and serves as a tangible symbol of their ancestral wisdom.

The tepi, crafted from ethically sourced bone, showcases the Yawanawa tribe's deep reverence for nature and their close relationship with the animal kingdom. As a significant animal in indigenous Amazonian cosmology, the snake holds profound symbolism, representing transformation, healing, and connection to the spiritual realm. The choice to shape the beadwork in the form of a snake reflects the Yawanawa tribe's spiritual beliefs and their desire to infuse their crafts with sacred meaning.

Every detail of this remarkable piece has been meticulously handcrafted by skilled Yawanawa artisans. The beadwork, meticulously threaded with vibrant, earthy colors, forms intricate patterns that pay homage to the tribe's traditional designs and sacred geometry. Each bead has been chosen with intention, representing the harmonious blending of natural elements and cultural significance.

The size of this large bone tepi adds to its visual impact, making it a captivating centerpiece of any collection or ceremonial space. Its elongated form, reminiscent of the snake's serpentine motion, creates a sense of flow and elegance. As one traces their fingers along its smooth surface, they can feel the energy and dedication infused into its creation, carrying the stories and spirits of the Yawanawa people.

Owning this authentic Yawanawa tribe handcrafted large bone tepi with snake-shaped beadwork is more than acquiring a piece of art; it is an opportunity to connect with a vibrant indigenous culture and honor their ancestral traditions. Its beauty and craftsmanship serve as a reminder of the resilience and wisdom of the Yawanawa people and their continued commitment to preserving their heritage in the face of modern challenges.

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