Used by shaman for journeying, ceremony and ritual they are hand made in a local tradition using local native products.
They are decorated with naturally dyed yarns and marked with jungle symbols and power animals.
The gourd rattle is described as the sound of Creation.
Rattles can be used easily while dancing, chanting and invoking power,
Are also used for cleansing energy fields.
Shamans use sound to enter trance states for healing and accessing the Otherworlds, and for causing shifts and changes in their own and other peoples’ energy fields.
Sound has powerful effects on the body, the brain and the mind.
Seeds within the rattle scatter the illusions of the conscious mind.
The shaman’s rattle is a most sacred instrument.