Long macaw feather earring, naturally collected macaw feathers by the Karaja tribe. Limited number. Order yours today!
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If you are looking for authentic aboriginal accessories, then these are for you! Original Karaja tribe earrings made of natural collected macaw parrot feathers found in the jungles of Brazil. The feather decorations possess a direct relationship to the Karaja celebrations and rituals.
The craftsmanship of the Karajá tribe is often the most important source of income to the tribe and Karajá family.
Feathers are collected naturaly from the jungle, no birds are killed. Nowadays the macaws are harder to catch so their art form with feathers have almost entirely decreased. The feather ornaments have deep social meaning and great importance for the Karajá community, they are important instruments of socialization, communication and rituals.
Approximate measurements: 17.0 cm long (single unit, not a pair)
Composition: Macaw feathers and seeds
Ethnic tribe: Karajá / state of Mato Grosso
Brazil arts and crafts will also issue a certificate of authenticity with all original indigenous arts and crafts stating the day of produce, name of the artist and or tribe as well as the origin.
Each piece is crafted individually using indigenous techniques by the native Indians from Brazil, no two items will be exactly alike, subject to changes, hand painted motifs may be different from the one illustrated above. Our products provide the main source of income for the tribe and their families as well as working within the local laws and regulations in order to protect and preserve the local natural resources and way of life.
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