Yawanawá Necktie


This necktie is decorated with the tribal designs they call “Kenê” .These are the symbols they use in body painting and other spiritual art forms. When a Kenê is painted the force of that particular animal or symbol is invoked to bring protection or healing. 

These pieces are all original one offs made by members of the community. Many times they are inspired by medicine visions. They are not woven but knotted, bead by bead making a necktie this size an arduous job taking several days.

Size (square piece only):
Height: 5 ¾ in – 14,5cm
Width: 6 ¼ in – 16cm

All prices are in US Dollars / USD

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