The piece of the month


miniature sculpture, present in the ajuar of different capacocha ceremonies during the Inca empire.


For the Shipibo thought, The designs are the materialization of positive energy or force called Koshi., which is found in the so-called Rao plants. The ayahuasca vine is identified with the cosmic Anaconda (Ronin) and the snake skin would be the source of inspiration for all the designs. She is the owner of the water that nourishes all the other plant spirits. In the ritual trance, the dialogue with these deities allows the incorporation of knowledge and powers that are learned as songs. “icaros”. The designs are also interpreted as a materialization of these melodies..