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.
Wishbones symbolize the promise of luck. The Italian Etruscans in 300 BC believed chickens could tell the future because hens squawk before laying and roosters announce the new day. High priests interpreted answers from the order the birds pecked at corn kernels.
Rabbit represents fertility and brings good fortune. She supports us in facing our fears and releasing worry.
Bone + Horn enhances one’s strength, power, wisdom and dignity. They represent the cycle of death and rebirth, the masculine principles, earth and fire and the medicine of the shape-shifter.
Copper holds many healing properties and is said to be a conductor of energy between Earth and Spirit Worlds. One of the oldest metals is use today; it bestows love, balance, feminine beauty and artistic creativity.
Honoring the 4 Directions at Base of Handle: East/Yellow, South/Red, West/Black, North/White, and Father Sky with turquoise petals on top.