These beautiful Kuntanawa Kuripes are handcrafted by the very talented artisans in the Kuntanwa Tribe of the Brazilan Amazon.
Each one is lovingly made from bone and meticulously embellished with shades of grey fimo, in a flower design. Decorated with Red Mulungu Seed on one side and a Cowrie Shell on the other side.
The Mulungu tree is used in the Brazilian Amazon for many medicinal purposes. Its Seed represents a rich symbol of the process of living and dying. It is a complete circle of life.
Cowrie shells are used for good luck, abundance, and protection for many generations in many different cultures.
Making this kuripe a powerful tool to work with your medicine and prayers.
These Kuripes are very high-quality craftsmanship that is hard to find in the Amazon.
*Each Kuripe is hand made and unique. Size, shape, and color will vary.
Uses: These pipes are used in a sacred ceremony for administering hape' to yourself. If you are interested in learning more about this tribal custom please watch our videos on YouTube or in the Video section on the site.