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Navajo 19cm Rawhide Rattle 

 

These rattles are hand-crafted and hand-painted by Navajo artist Irene Morgan who is shown on the tag.

 

They are very well made with the head firmly attached to the handle and they have a good sound. Each one does vary slightly but the video will give you an idea of how they sound.

 

They are created in the traditional way from cured animal hide attached to a wooden staff. The rawhide is filled with pebbles and/or sand and sewn shut.

The rattle handle is decorated with a hand painted design, a metal bead and metal wrapped horse hair.

 

Native American rattles, also known as shakers, play an important part in traditional tribal dance and in ceremony.

 

They are symbolically made using hide and feathers from the animal kingdom, wood and stones from the plant/earth kingdom and hand painted with traditional symbols from tribal lore or mythology to give them added power.

 

Rattles are used to hold the rhythm during dance, raise the energy and carry prayers and are often accompanied by a beaten drum.

 

Native American rattles are also used in shamanic work to call upon the sprits from other realms for help and guidance. The sustained use of a rattle can create trance-like states in the user and listeners.

 

Use them personally when you wish to create a sacred space, raise the energy before spiritual work or to clear your mind before entering a meditative state. Or use purely as a percussion instrument to accompany a musical performance.

 

Measures approx 19cm excluding the plaited rawhide hanger and the head is approx 4.5cm in diameter.

Comes to you wrapped in our signature pale blue tissue paper.

 

This Navajo product is an authentic  item purchased from a company trading locally on

Navajo Nation land in New Mexico.

Navajo 19cm Rawhide Rattle

£24.95Price
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    £1.75

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    PACKAGING

    All small orders are sent in Jiffy Green padded envelopes which have a 100% recycled paper fibre lining and are fully recyclable, biodegradable, and compostable!! Wherever possible we re-use packaging (cardboard boxes, newspapers, bubble wrap etc) as a way of keeping postage costs down and of benefiting the environment.

    We can supply you with unpackaged smudge sticks if you prefer. Please let us know when you place your order

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    We offer refunds as follows:If you have changed your mind you may return your item(s) within 14 days of delivery. Items must be complete, undamaged and in original packaging. Once we receive the item in unused condition we will immediately refund the cost of your purchase. You pay postage in this instance. We do not currently offer exchanges, if you desire a different item please re-order.

    If an item is defective/broken or faulty contact us as soon as possible to arrange a replacement or refund.

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