Maracas shakers from amazon jungle in huingo chonta 9"

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The two maracas are of roughly equal size, 9.5" (24 cm) x 2" (5 cm).

 

This pair of carved Pair of maracas shakers from the amazon jungle is handmade by Peruvian artisans. These maracas are original of the Peruvian jungle and they are made from huingo and chonta wood. They was used by shamans (Wizards) in curing cermonies.

 

Huingo (calabash) produces very large green fruits that have a hard thin shell and soft pulp inside. Reaching the size of a large melon, the shell of the fruits is used for containers, scoops, cups, crafts, and artwork.

The chonta is a palm tree. It is a sacred plant for the indigenous of the Amazon jungle. Chonta is used as a medicine, sedative. Its fruit is edible, Its wood is used to build crafts, tools, needle, bows and arrows.

 

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