Kachinas

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      Cow Kachina

      Hand-carved bone kachina with cow ears and calming energy.  What a gift! The Cow Kachina seems to have been introduced to the Hopi around the turn of the 19th Century. In ceremonies, the Cow Kachina was hoped to bring plenty, including an increase in the size of their livestock herds. Bone and silver-plated. Kachinas are the spirit essences of everything on earth to the Hopi.  Kachina are supernatural beings who inhabit the realms of mist and magic. They are not worshipped by the Hopi as deities – rather, they are regarded as allies, and as connections to the forces of nature. N.B. Especially for Californians!  Rain is the ultimate gift from the kachinas, for it insures that corn...

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      Crow Mother Kachina

      Hand-carved bone. While kachinas are walking upon the earth during the winter and summer solstices, The Crow Mother makes her appearance with a basket of sprouts symbolizing the miracle of seed germination in the midst of winter. Kachinas are the spirit essences of everything on earth to the Hopi.  Kachina are supernatural beings who inhabit the realms of mist and magic. They are not worshipped by the Hopi as deities – rather, they are regarded as allies, and as connections to the forces of nature. N.B. Especially for Californians!  Rain is the ultimate gift from the kachinas, for it insures that corn will grow and the community will survive. Please note approximate size: 1″ x 2″ Nickel Free –...

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      Cloud Kachina

      Hand-carved and painted. To Hopis, it is essential to preserve harmony with the world around them, not only with man and other animals but with objects in nature such as rocks, clouds, sky, etc., which the Hopis believe to be possessed of life. The Kachinas embody these spirits.  Kachinas are the spirit essences of everything on earth to the Hopi; they are the spiritual guardians of the Hopi people and their way of life.  Kachinas are supernatural beings who inhabit the realms of mist and magic. They are not worshipped by the Hopi as deities – rather, they are regarded as allies, and as connections to the forces of nature. N.B. Especially for Californians!  Rain is the...

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