Ceremonial Gourd Rattle

$110.00

With an open heart and purity of thought I call in the spark of Divine Life Force. May the power of the Masculine lead me to those of like mind and bring new ways of co-creating with the Feminine forces.

Gourd Approx. 9″H x 6″W with feathers, bone and antique blue glass beads.

This large Gourd Rattle filled with blue corn, tobacco and other offerings is ideal for ceremony with groups, outdoors or large spaces. A powerful sound, this gourd is grown locally in NC. The neck fits your hand perfectly like a handle

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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.

Corn is the symbol of sustenance, the staff of life and is an important symbol of many tribes. Corn is considered a gift from the Great Spirit so its role is both as a food and a ceremonial object.

Tobacco smoke from burned tobacco has a purpose of carrying thoughts and prayers to the spirit world or to the Creator. It is considered one of the most sacred by many native peoples as it is believed to connect us to the spirit world.

Feathers + Bone + Antique Blue Glass Beads