Gourd Rattle represents the earth, and the handle represents the axis of the Hero Twins, iconic figures of ancient Mayan lore who help keep the earth spinning. Of the squash family, gourd or askutasguash, has the honor of being the seed carrier, Divine Mother, and the spark of life. She teaches us about boundaries with the essence of purity of new life.
The Antique Glass Beads are from the Chumash Indian homeland lies along the coast of California, between Malibu and Paso Robles, as well as on the Northern Channel Islands.
Antique Glass and Copper Beads.